Jay R. Leach is the Founder with his wife Magdalene and President of the Bread of Life Ministries International, Headquartered in Whiteville, North Carolina. He is a pastor, teacher and prolific writer. His books address the most pertinent issues of the day, encountered in life, church, culture, and communities, calling readers to apply Biblical principles to all of life. Battle Cry is one of twelve books he has authored. The Leaches have five adult children and live in Fayetteville, North Carolina.