Jim Dekker has over 25 yrs of various ministry experiences in churches and schools. He is a volunteer for his church’s youth ministry and is a small group leader. He is a Co-director for the Center for Youth Ministry Studies and teaches youth ministry at North Park University and Seminary. Dr. Jim’s passion is to see young people finding God in the craziness of life and to help Jesus centered, youth leaders journeying with them. Jim is married and has two daughters. He loves to camp, fish, and play Warcraft.