DAVE CSINOS is Associate Professor of Practical Theology at Atlantic School of Theology in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He also serves as founder and president of Faith Forward, an ecumenical organization for innovation in ministry with children, youth, and families. Dave writes widely about faith formation, children’s and youth ministry, homiletics, and culture. His books include Little TheologiansChildren’s Ministry that FitsChildren’s Ministry in the Way of Jesus (with Ivy Beckwith), Faith Forward (with Melvin Bray), Faith Forward, Volume 2 (with Melvin Bray), Faith Forward, Volume 3. Dave holds a PhD in practical theology from University of St. Michael’s College in Toronto, as well as degrees from Wilfrid Laurier University, McMaster University, and Union Presbyterian Seminary.

Dave is a regular speaker on topics such as children and youth, intergenerational ministry, faith formation, intercultural ministry, social justice, and ministry innovation. He has spoken at  churches, conferences, camps, and universities throughout the United States and Canada, as well as in Europe, South America, Australia, and New Zealand.


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