Helping Teens Find Their Purpose - II
Guest: Joe White
- Wired by God (book at CBD)
- Other Resources by Joe White
- Kanakuk Camps
- Building a Family Legacy Events
Joe White shares the heightened importance of nurturing the seed of purpose within our young people. Learn how to help the children in your life achieve their goals, and be their champion along the way.
Joe White is the President of Kanakuk Kamps and founder of Kids Across America in Branson, Missouri. Each summer, these twelve kamps host 20,000 kampers and over 2,500 college and professional staff.
After growing up in Texas, Joe attended college at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas where he won the Heart Award as a two-year starting defensive tackle for the SMU Mustangs. At SMU, Joe also met and married his wife of 33 years, Debbie Jo. After graduation, Joe coached at Texas A&M University before moving to Branson, Missouri to run Kanakuk Kamps with Debbie Jo.
Joe has been working with teenagers for over 30 years and is a speaker to Promise Keepers, Focus on the Family Radio, Life on the Edge Conferences, Major League Baseball, the NFL, and AFTER dark college crusades across the country. Joe knows personally and loves to share the meaning of God's amazing grace. Joe has also written 16 books, including Pure Excitement, that are designed to reach teens and their families. In 1991, Joe founded Kanakuk Haiti, which funds the operation of 19 schools and 1 orphanage in Haiti. Joe and Kanakuk Haiti provide food and clothing as well as an education for thousands of Haitian children each year.
Joe is a proud father of four and a wonderful grandfather of three.