Ali Howard is the Senior Coordinator of Volunteer Services for Joni and Friends and primary editor for the Irresistible blog. She is a Baylor University graduate who has worked with volunteers in the non-profit world since 2011. Ali is honored to serve the Lord and serve an amazing team of volunteers through her current role. Ali occasionally writes on all things volunteer and ministry for our blog as well.
Mike Dobes has been in pastoral ministry since 1997 and is currently the Manager of Church Relations for Joni and Friends, along with cofounder and content manager for the Irresistible Church blog. Mike writes monthly leadership posts at Irresistible Church and also blogs about life and leadership at www.stepsofaleader.wordpress.com. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their five incredible children near the beach in Camarillo, CA.