John Ray Perkins has been in active, full time parish youth ministry for almost two decades. He finds great joy in sharing his life with others in hopes they too will come to know the love of God in deep way. He also has the privilege serving as Louisiana Area Contact and Parish Trainer for Life Teen. He has hosted Life Teen Summer Camps and helped organize efforts for Life Teen’s Mission Camp – Restore.

Over the past decade, he has trained and helpedĀ enable countless volunteers; helping them and empowering them to share their lives with young people. He put on Confirmation retreats, youth group retreats, leader/volunteer retreats. He has hosted workshops for young people and adult volunteers. This includes speaking during a breakout session for Life Teen both at a core member university and Life Teen Convention. If you would like to have John Ray speak at an event or host a retreat, please fill out the form below.