David Staal serves as the president of Kids Hope USA, a national non-profit organization that partners local churches with elementary schools to provide mentors for at-risk students. Prior to this assignment, David led Promiseland, the children's ministry at Willow Creek Community Church in Barrington, Illinois. Other leadership roles he held at Willow Creek include director of communications and director of children's ministry for the Willow Creek Association. David authored Word Kids Need to Hear (2008), Leading Your Child to Jesus and Leading Kids to Jesus (2006), and Making Your Children's Ministry the Best Hour of Every Kid's Week (2004, co-authored with Sue Miller). David also serves as the senior editor of Today's Children's Ministry, an electronic publication and web site from Christianity Today International. He lives in Grand Haven, MI, with his wife Becky, son Scott, and daughter Erin. SPANISH BIO: David Staal es director de Promiseland, ministerio de ninos de la Iglesia de la Comunidad de Willow Creek en Barrington, Illinois. Con Sue Miller, escribio Haga que su ministerio de ninos sea la mejor hora de la semana para ellos. Tambien escribe y es editor de today's Children's Ministry, una publicacion electronica y sitio en Internet de Christianity Today International.