Wayne Rice has been involved in ministry (primarily youth ministry) for almost 50 years. He’s the cofounder (with Mike Yaconelli) of Youth Specialties, the nation's leading provider of youth ministry training and resources. He also founded a ministry called Understanding Your Teenager, a ministry to parents. He has authored or coauthored more than 50 books on youth ministry and parenting, including Junior High Ministry, Hot Illustrations for Youth Talks, Reinventing Youth Ministry (Again) and There's a Teenager in My House. He is currently working with youth and families at a church in San Diego, California.