Johnson Mbugua is an alumni of SATS where he earned his MTh cum laude in Christian History in 2011. Still at SATS, he earned his PhD (Practical Theology) in 2014. In the course of his career, he observed how people coped with death and the problems they faced. This led him to carry out this research and writing. His other works include Mumbi's Brideprice (a novel), Longman (1971), and Faith of the Agikuyu Christian Martyrs (2011).