Jon Carnes has been married for thirty-three years to his wife Morgan. He has two children and five grandchildren. Jon has a Bachelor degree in Biblical Studies from Nazarene Bible College and a Master in Leadership from Mid-America Christian University. He has been a minister in the Church of the Nazarene for twenty-five years. During those years of ministry he has been a leader and mentor. Jon has developed leadership conferences, written discipleship materials, leadership lessons, and several devotional books. He has led youth programs such as camps, retreats and special mission projects. Outside of ministry work Jon has been a coach for fast pitch softball for twenty years and is presently the lead instructor for a local branch of a national coaching clinic. He has written one book on pitching. He is also a member of several inventors associations working toward obtaining patents on several invention ideas.