Stephen is a dad, husband, writer and foodie. He has served in churches since 1998 and also serves as a lead consultant with Ministry Architects. He lives in Birmingham, AL with his wife Mary Liz and their three kids Mary Clare, Patrick, and Nora Grace. Stephen speaks at conferences all around the country as well as leading training events, intentionally spiritual parenting workshops, and retreats for youth ministries. Stephen is a contributing author to several blogs including youthspecialties.com. He blogs and podcasts regularly at www.stepheningram.org and www.thisonegoodlife.com. His books include Hollow Faith: How Andy Griffith, Facebook, and the American Dream Neutered the Gospel, ExtraOrdinary Time: 365 Ordinary Moments with an Anything But Ordinary God; and Organic Student Ministry.