Dr. Mike Manna is the Global Training Team Coordinator for Youth for Christ International. After 15 years in U.S based youth ministries, Mike with his wife, Judy and three kids moved to Kyiv, Ukraine in 2002. They served in Ukraine for 10 years. Mike was the founder/director of the National Center for Youth Ministry at Kyiv Theological Seminary where they trained over 100 youth ministers. He has taught Bachelors and Masters level youth ministry courses at seminaries in Europe and Asia. Mike received his PhD in Intercultural Studies from Biola University specializing in cross-cultural contextualization. Mike became the Coaching Director for YFCI Americas Region in 2016, and has trained and coach-mentored several coaches in America and Eastern Europe. Mike and his wife, Judy have four children grandchildren. The Manna’s are based in Columbus, Indiana and serve globally with YFCI.