chap-clarkChap Clark (PhD, University of Denver) is chair of Christian Discipleship department and professor of Youth, Family, and Culture at Fuller Theological Seminary, formerly a senior pastor, the senior editor of YouthWorker Journal, a Sojourner contributing writer and “Red Letter Communicator,” and currently president of ParenTeenTM. He’s also a speaker, trainer, consultant, as well as the author or co-author of 24 books, including the award-winning Hurt 2.0: Inside the World of Today’s Teenagers, Sticky Faith, Deep Justice in a Broken World, and the new Adoptive Youth Ministry: Integrating Emerging Generations into the Family of Faith.

Before teaching, Chap was on Young Life staff for 15 years as an area and regional director; and for the last 25 years while a seminary professor, Chap has served as a youth director, executive pastor, senior pastor, as well as a consulting producer for a reality television production company. Chap and Dee have three grown children, one grandchild (and another on the way) and mostly live in Gig Harbor, WA.

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