James E. Copple is the Seeker. Copple was born in Kansas City, Missouri, raised in Seattle, Washington and graduated from College in Boston. He has a Masters of Divinity degree and doctoral work in the history of education and Christianity. He has published in the fields of substance abuse prevention, treatment, crime prevention, education and global HIV/AIDS. He has worked on diverse political campaigns, a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War but a supporter of political and military intervention when genocide or masses of humanity are threatened by power and abuse. Copple lives in Washington, DC and owns his own government relations and grant writing firm with a diverse cadre of clients. He is married and is part of a blended family with 8 children and 19 grandchildren. His passions include sailing, reading and great movies.