John M. Drescher authored thirty-seven books, including Meditations for the Newly Married, If I Were Starting my Family Again, When Your Child Is 6–12, For the Love of Marriage, and Parents: Passing the Torch of Faith. Seven Things Children Need, first published in 1976, has been published in at least twenty languages. John wrote hundreds of articles for more than a hundred magazines, and they have been translated into in at least seventy languages. His articles have appeared in magazines such as Christianity Today, Reader’s Digest, and Catholic Digest. Drescher served in ten countries, often crossing denominational lines to speak at conventions, retreats, and seminars in the areas of spiritual renewal and family life. Following a decade of seminary teaching, he served as campus pastor at Quakertown Christian School.