Pastor Myke Merrill lives in Hilton, NY, near Rochester. He received his Doctorate of Ministry (D.Min.) degree from Northeastern Seminary in 2007, completing his dissertation on “Five Basic Emotions: A New Systems Approach.” These concepts have been developed through action research conducted in real-life interactions with hundreds of people on five continents over thirty years of counseling, intervention, support, education, and cooperative teamwork. Pastor Myke has been married for over thirty years to Pamela J. Staines Merrill. Together they have five children and Ten grandchildren. Pastor Myke has worked as an educator, a counselor, a pastor, an executive, a writer, a small business owner, and a craftsman. He has traveled to five continents, and knows English, Koine Greek, biblical Hebrew, Spanish, French, German, and American Sign Language. He has written 22 books and resources for use by children, youth, and adults.