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LeaderTreks Youth Ministry Blog Articles by Frank Newburn

About the Author

Frank Newburn is a husband and father of three. He has been the youth director for Wesley United Methodist Church in Bloomington, Illinois since 2006. Before that Frank worked for LeaderTreks as a Leadership Specialist and Trip Leader. His ministry focuses include mentoring and discipleship, student leadership, and missions. He has over 25 years of youth ministry experience and has led over 50 national and international mission trips. He holds degrees in psychology, Christian education, biblical and theological studies, and a masters in clinical psychology, all from Wheaton College. Frank enjoys movies, cooking, working out, and spending time with his wife and kids. You can contact Frank at or check out his ministry at

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