Duffy Robbins is one of The Gathering Place’s most beloved summer speakers. He has been a professor in Youth Ministry at both Eastern University and now Grove City College and is a thirty-five year veteran of youth ministry. Duffy speaks around the world to teenagers and people who care about teenagers. His talks are full of humor and passion for youth and their need for Christ. Duffy has his D.Min. in Youth and Family Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary, and is the author of numerous books including Ministry of Nurture, This Way to Youth Ministry: An Introduction to the Adventure, Speaking to Teenagers (which he co-wrote with Doug Fields), Youth Ministry Nuts and Bolts and Enjoy the Silence (which he co-wrote with a wonderful girl named Maggie Robbins that he married many years ago).