Brian Singer-Towns, MThS, joined the editorial staff of Saint Mary's Press after more than 15 years in volunteer and professional youth ministry. Brian's extensive background in theology, youth ministry, and religious education is reflected in his contributions to the Total Faith™, Catholic Connections, and Living in Christ programs and in his work as general editor for The Catholic Youth Bible®, The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth, Breakthrough! The Bible for Young Catholics and The Catholic Children's Bible. Brian also leads workshops for leaders around the country on biblical literacy and other youth ministry topics. He resides in Winona, Minnesota, and serves as senior editor, author, and workshop presenter for Saint Mary's Press.