Greg was born in San Francisco, California and raised in Walnut Creek, California. He is an avid San Francisco 49ers, Giants, Golden State Warriors and San Jose Sharks fan. He grew up in a non-Christian home and didn’t become a Christian until he was a senior in high school. Years ago, he attended Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He graduated with a major in Sociology and minors in Social Work and Biblical and Theological studies. After graduating Greg started working with teenagers and has done that ever since. In his words ” I have the best job in the world and that is traveling around the world speaking to teenagers and families”. He has been a caseworker for emotionally disturbed and delinquent teens, Youth Pastor, Youth Specialist for Moody Bible Institute, President of Youth Ministries International, the youth and family communicator for Bethel University and a friend to endangered woodland animals. Greg has led groups of teenagers on mission trips to the British Isles and all across Europe for over 20 years. He is now the “Youth and Family communicator” for Youth Leadership in, lovely and tropical, St Paul, Minnesota.
Bonnie is his wonderful wife and they have four children.