Dann Spader (B.A. Moody Bible Institute; M.R.E., D.Min., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is the Founder of Sonlife Ministries and President of Global Youth Initiative. He has served as a consultant to over eighteen denominations developing youth and church leadership. Dann has written more than a dozen leadership training manuals, contributed several chapters in books, written numerous articles, and produced six training videos. He is co-author of Growing a Healthy Church, The Everyday Commission, The Everyday Commission: Discover the Joy of Partnership With God!, and Leading the Followers by Following the Leader. He and his wife, Char, have three daughters and live in Batavia, Illinois.