Mike is in his 44th year in youth ministry and serves as President/CEO of Youthfront. Youthfront provides youth ministry programs, services, resources and training. Mike is an adjunct Professor at Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City and a Senior Advisor for Museum of the Bible in Washington DC. Mike’s book Presence Centered Youth Ministry: Guiding Students into Spiritual Formation (InterVarsity Press) has received widespread critical acclaim. Mike and his wife of 44 years, Vicki, live in Kansas City. They have two sons and a daughter, all happily married, and eight grandchildren.