.::Who is this guy?
Dr. Walter Surdacki is a professor of youth ministry and the director of the Center for Student Ministry at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. He areas of specialty include youth ministry, spiritual formations of adolescents, adolescent culture and practical theology. He has served in full time ministry for over 16 years working at the Torrance, Malibu and Campbell Church of Christ.
He is a regular speaker and teacher at events all over the country and internationally. He has degrees from Pepperdine University (M.S. in Ministry), Fuller Seminary (MDiv and DMin) and is currently working on a conflict management Masters at Lipscomb University. He has also published a number of articles for popular ministry magazines. He currently volunteers with the youth ministry at the Otter Creek Church where his daughters are in the youth group.
Walter and his wife, Amy, have two daughters, Madeline and Abby. Walter loves to travel, cook, snowboard, read, write, ride roller coasters, watching the leaves turn color, cycling, teaching, U2, dark comedy, wry humor, theology, computers, design, and thinking.