Michael Caputo was born in Italy but has lived in Canada for most of his life. Beside years of formal theology studies, Michael holds Bachelor degrees in psychology and education, and a Masters' degree in adult counseling and education. He has served in the Christian ministry in both Italy and Canada until 1990. Since then, because of heatlh and family reasons, he has left the full-time ministry and has been teaching and counseling full-time at the high school level, while teaching part-time at the college level. He also serves part-time as an elder in his congregation, counsels, researches, and writes. He and his wife, Leonilda, are proud parents of three children: Anthony, Julie, and Victor.