Doug Ranck has been in youth ministry for over 40 years, serving presently as an Associate Pastor of Youth, Children, and Families in Santa Barbara, California. Doug coordinates a local network of youth leaders/pastors, is a member of the WriteGroup with Interlinc, a Senior Advisor in Youth/Children’s Ministries with Institute of Collective Trauma and Growth, and has written numerous articles for youth ministry magazines and websites. He has published as the author of the Creative Bible Lessons Series: Job (Youth Specialties/Zondervan) and has written chapters in other books. Doug graduated from Greenville University with a Bachelor of Arts in Youth Ministries and from Asbury Theological Seminary with a Master of Arts in Religion. Doug is happily married to Nancy, proud father of Kelly (son-in-law Spencer, granddaughter Radley Jean), Landon, and Elise, and never gets tired of looking at the Pacific ocean every day, from his office.