Topic: Pre-Summit Session - Theological Imagination and Spiritual Practices Among Elephants and Sacred Cows
Session: Pre-Summit Session
Mike is in his 40th year in youth ministry and serves as President/CEO of Youthfront. Youthfront is a church assisting youth ministry organization that provides youth ministry programs, services, resources and training. Mike is an adjunct Professor at Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City, serves as a Thought Partner for Youth Specialties and is on the Advisory Board for the Youthworker Journal. Mike is also working on an exciting project with The Museum of the Bible opening in Washington, D.C., in 2017. Mike’s book Presence Centered Youth Ministry: Guiding Students into Spiritual Formation (InterVarsity Press) has received widespread critical acclaim. Mike and his wife, Vicki, live in Blue Springs, Missouri, a suburb of Kansas City. They have two sons, a daughter, a son-in-law, two daughter-in-laws, two granddaughters and a grandson.