Troy Temple has served in local church youth ministry for over 22 years. He’s served on church staffs in Florida, Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky and Indiana. He also taught youth ministry on the faculty and staff at Liberty University for six years. He has a passion to train leaders for global youth ministry and equip parents to raise kids who love God and serve His mission. He continues to serve local church ministries by speaking, training, and consulting in youth ministry. Troy is actively involved in developing formal youth ministry at seminaries in Mexico, Ukraine, and Nepal where he has taught as a guest professor. Today, he teaches at Southern Seminary in Louisville, KY and serves as Associate Dean for Masters Studies, Associate Professor of Youth & Family Ministry, and Executive Director of the International Center for Youth & Family Ministry. He has a Ph.D. in Leadership & Family Ministry. He and his wife Karla (20 years) live in Sellersburg, IN with their two daughters, Maddie (15) and Katy (12)…that’s right, middle schoolers live in his house.
B.S.-Church Ministries, M.A.-Youth & Family Ministry, Liberty University; Ph.D.- Leadership & Family Ministry, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary