Clark Fobes

Clark is the Associate Pastor at First Baptist Church SF, and has served in Youth Ministry in the Asian-American context for over a decade. He received his M.Div. from Talbot Theological School in Southern California, and is a Doctor of Missiology (D.Miss) candidate at Southern Seminary (SBTS). He is also an emeritus member of Rooted’s Steering Committee. He and his wife, Janet, have two daughters, Kara and Nora.

LAST DAY OF EARLY BIRD PRICING FOR ROOTED 2019!!

Since today is the last day we are offering our discounted early bird registration, we thought it only appropriate to share this wonderful article Clark Fobes wrote while sitting in the airport after attending #Rooted2015. His words so…

Dealing With the Shame of Depression

The very first time I experienced a prolonged season of depression was in 2015. I had been serving in Youth Ministry for six years without a break. I was emotionally exhausted from facing constant criticism, disappointment, and internal…

The Joy and Crown of Youth Ministry

When we think of words in ministry like “joy,” “crown,” and “glory,” we tend to think of joy in Christ, the crown of righteousness, or the glory of God. Some may say that the greatest joy, crown, and…