Before writing his first book, David Gregory pursued a successful ten-year career in compensation management. After a decade of spreadsheets,however, David returned to graduate school, where he began creative writing in the form of two short screenplays. He then joined a Christian ministry as staff writer and editor where he coauthored two nonfiction books, The Marvelous Exchange and The Rest of the Gospel: When the Partial Gospel Has Worn You Out. During his second master's degree from Dallas Theological Seminary, David began writing fiction. His first book was the bestselling DINNER WITH A PERFECT STRANGER.