Daniel J. Kiewel has a BA in Technical Journalism from Colorado State University with a minor in Political Science. He works as a graphic artist, paginator, and faith-based columnist for the Great Bend (KS) Tribune. He is a distance runner, two-time marathon finisher, and has worked as an adult distance running coach. He wrote the self-published daily devotional, Strong to the Finish: A 50-Day Devotional for the Marathon of REAL Life.. Although he lives with his wife Staci and daughter Makenzie in Great Bend, KS, he is also a Denver-area native, and a passionate Denver and Colorado sports fan. His blog can be found at java4thespirit.blogspot.com or reach him directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.