Mark Matlock has been working with youth pastors, students, and parents for more than two decades. He is currently the president of WisdomWorks dedicated to helping individuals, churches and faith centered organizations leverage the transforming power of Biblical wisdom to accomplish their mission. Mark is the former Executive Director for Youth Specialties (YS) . Mark also provides executive leadership to BetterMan Ministries as it’s CEO. Mark serves on the board of The American Bible Society, and is an ordained minister and has served as a lay pastor at his home church of 28 years, Irving Bible Church. Mark has been married to his wife Jade for twenty-six years and they have two college age children. Mark’s upcoming book with David Kinnaman, Faith For Exiles will be released in 2019 with Baker Books.