President George W. Bush says, “Teem Mania has demonstrated a strong commitment to organizing young Christian men and women to help others in need. I commend the organization’s members and supporters for mobilizing these young people…Your efforts contribute to a brighter future for all Americans.” Dr. Billy Graham says, “I commend you for the stand you are taking for Jesus. It is thrilling to see what God is doing through young people. …I believe that you can change your world.” President George W. Bush and Dr. Billy Graham are speaking about Ron Luce and Teen Mania! If you are a parent, grand-parent, if you care about young people, if you care about your future and the future of our society – God sends our guest today to encourage us, equip us, and motivate us to action!
In 1986, Ron Luce and his wife Katie started Teen Mania Ministries with a dream to raise up young people who would change the world. The ministry has expanded greatly and has become very influential within today’s Christian youth culture. Ron received his bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Theology from Oral Roberts University and his master’s in Counseling Psychology from the University of Tulsa, along with an honorary doctorate from Jerry Falwell of Liberty University. He is a sought-after speaker who has traveled to more than 60 countries and has made numerous media appearances, such as Dr. James Dobson’s Focus on the Family radio broadcast, CNN, The O’Reilly Factor, ABC Nightline, The 700 Club, Trinity Broadcasting Network, and the Sean Hannity Show. Ron has also written 35 books for teens, youth pastors, and parents and continues to speak at leaders conferences helping parents and pastors understand the plight of today’s youth and showing them how all of us can be part of the solution. Ron and Katie currently live in Garden Valley, Texas, with their son Cameron. They have two daughters, Hannah and Charity, who recently graduated from college.
Psalm 71:5 “For you have been my hope, O Sovereign LORD, my confidence since my youth.” (NIV)