Dmitri Dobrovolski was born in the Ukraine, in the city of Krivoy Rog. When he was twelve years old, his family moved to Russia, then part of the Soviet Union. When he returned, after serving in the army in 1992, he visited the Assembly of Protestants for the first time. He did not like the meeting and no longer attended church. But he remained in discussion with one believer in Christ - a girl named Vera. This girl answered many of his questions. Then, in February 1993, he received a parcel from abroad with Bible in it. Up to September 2000, Dmitri read the Bible from beginning to end many times but did not attend church meetings. However, God found him. He came to believe in Jesus Christ and was baptized. Since 2004, Dmitri has served children in his local church. He has also supervised a children's chess club. But on 19th April 2012, Dmitri began to encounter God in a special way in a prayer room. Within a few days, he had received a clear calling to become a Christian writer. 'The Faithful Steward' is his first novel.