Joel has been passionately involved in youth ministry for over 10 years and has traveled throughout the United States and world proclaiming the Gospel. He is director of Resource Development for Life Teen and creates engaging youth ministry resources. He is author of two books, The Greatest Job on Earth: Seven Virtues of an Incredible Youth Minister and True North: A Roadmap for Discernment. Joel is an avid Packer fan and enjoys cooking, weightlifting, and reading. Most important, he loves spending time with his wife, Colleen, and two children, Elijah Daniel and Sophia Grace.