Terry is a veteran youth worker, speaker, author, and educator. His focus is on helping leaders, teams, and organizations do better work and fulfill the mission that God has called them to do. Terry has written eight books, including The Self-Aware Leader (IVP) and Teaching the Next Generations (Baker). His Talksheets (Zondervan) for middle school students on the Life of Christ has been a best-seller for over 10 years.
After 15 years in full-time youth ministry, Terry teaches Christian Ministries courses at Bethel University (South Bend, IN) for the last 18 years. Five years ago, Terry founded Arbor Research Group, a consulting group that provides organizations, businesses, and churches with a variety of services to help them complete their mission. Arbor has helped InterVarsity, Youth Specialties, Youth for Christ USA, Christianity Today and many other organizations, schools, and churches with a variety of projects.