April has pastored in the local church for 17+ years. Currently, she’s the Director of Coaching at The Youth Cartel and has been investing in youth ministry since 1997. She’s also heavily involved with the Fuller Youth Institute as an Advisory Council member, coach, and certified trainer. Secretly, she’s a total girly girl, reads more than she can put into practice, and is still crazy about her high school sweetheart, Brian. Together, they co-parent the most beautiful Ethiopians, Judah and Addise, and bio son, Asher. Her first book, Redefining the Role of the Youth Worker: A Manifesto for Integration is a compelling vision for the church’s role with teenagers.