James F. Twyman is the New York Times bestselling author of 15 books, including Emissary of Light , The Moses Code , and The Barn Dance . In 1994 he put the peace prayers from the 12 major religions to music and began traveling the world as The Peace Troubadour, often being invited by world leaders and peace organizations to perform the concert in countries at war. He has performed in Bosnia, Iraq, Serbia, South Africa, Israel, Northern Ireland, and many other places. James has also produced seven music CD's, and is the producer/director of five films, including the award winning Indigo and Redwood Highway . He is also the founder of The Beloved Community, a network of spiritual peace ministers around the world, as well as the Seminary of Spiritual Peacemaking which has graduated and ordained over 500 ministers. James lives in Portland, Oregon.