Anthony Sweat is an assistant professor of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University. He has also published religious-based books with John Hilton III, such as Q&A: Common Questions and Powerful Answers, Why?: Powerful Answers and Practical Reasons for Living LDS Standards, How?: Essential Skills for Living the Gospel, The Big Picture: 20 Family Friendly Lessons on God’s Plan for You; Armor Up! and Suit Up: Hasten Your Preparation (with Hilton and Laurel Christensen). He also wrote Mormons: An Open Book, Christ in Every Hour, The Manly Book of Experiences: Journal, and I’m Not Perfect, Can I Still Go to Heaven?
Sweat received a BFA in painting and drawing from the University of Utah and both MEd and PhD degrees in education from Utah State University.
He is a regular speaker at Especially for Youth, Time Out for Women, and Education Week conferences. He and his wife, Cindy, are the parents of seven children.