C.T.L. Spear is a storyteller and grandson of Oregon Trail pioneers. His published projects include Still a Kid! (Tate Publishing), Maranatha, the Miracle Camp (NE), Martin County Pictorial History (KY), Bedford County Family History (TN), and Commemorative Histories for the Fraternal Order of Police, and Sheriffs in Denver, Nashville, Fort Worth, and St. Paul (Turner Publishing Company). Spear and his wife, Sharen, toured in Rally-concerts and youth outreach from Denver. He founded KCEB-FM radio and was a prison chaplain for five years.