Bro. Lund served as a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints form 2002 to 2008. He holds B.A. and M.S. degrees from Brigham Young University and also did additional graduate work at Pepperdine University and the University of Judaism in California. He worked for the Church Educational System for 35 years as a teacher, curriculum writer, and zone administrator. A prolific author of both doctrinal works and fiction, he is best known for his historical novels: The work and the Glory series, Fire of the Covenant, and The Kingdom and the Crown series.

He and his wife, Lynn, are the parents of seven children and live in Alpine, Utah.