Doug Fields is the senior director of HomeWord Center for Youth and Family. Doug speaks to thousands of leaders, teenagers and parents each year. He’s also the author/co-author of 50+ books including: Fresh Start: an invitation to a loving God; What Matters Most—when “no” is better than “yes”; and, Refuel: an uncomplicated guide to connecting with God. In addition to Doug’s speaking and writing, he also writes a daily blog at www.DownloadYouthMinistry.com and consults for Youth Specialties—a global organization committed to training those who work with teenagers. Doug has been married for 28 years to his wonderful wife Cathy and they live with their 3 children in Southern California. You can read more about him here: www.DougFields.com.


Cathy Fields has been a ministry leader for 20+ years, and she’s served in every role from camp speaker to bus driver. She currently leads a small group of 11th grade girls, mentors young leaders, serves as a premarital counselor, and speaks on issues of marriage, family, and parenting. She has been married to Doug for 28 years and together they have 3 kids (24, 21 & 18 years old).