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Joe has been in full-time Christian ministry with teenagers for over 21 years. He and his wife Traci spent their first 16 years together on the west coast, serving four years at a church  in Seattle, WA and the other 12 years at a church in Salem, OR. For the past 5 years they have served students in NW Michigan and are currently planting a community youth ministry program to reach rural teenagers in Kalkaska country. Joe is the founder of Overboard Ministries, has published three books, and he loves to travel around the country speaking to teenagers and training youth workers. Joe and Traci also speak together at events for couples and host an annual couples’ retreat in Traverse City, Michigan.
IFCA Youth Convention will have our usual array of breakout session speakers. Stay tuned for bios on these men and women as they are confirmed for our event.