RON AND KATIE LUCE founded Teen Mania in 1986. Today Ron serves as president of the ministry, rallying teens who pack arenas and stadiums for events called Acquire the Fire. Teens also come to the 472-acre headquarters in Garden Valley, Texas for leadership internships and to attend the ministry’s academy. Ron holds a bachelor’s degree in theology and psychology and a master’s degree in counseling. He has written more than 30 books, including ReCreate: Building a Culture in Your Home Stronger that the Culture Deceiving Your Kids and Friends Without Benefits: What Teens Need to Know About a Great Sex Life. Ron and Katie have three teen and young-adult children.