Bill Prevette has worked internationally with youth and children at risk since 1985. He began his work with urban gangs in Los Angeles, while completing an MA at the Fuller School of Intercultural Studies. In 1989, Bill and his family moved to Bangkok, they spent the next 10 years in Thailand and Cambodia involved in church planting and compassion projects. The Prevettes lived in Romania from 2002-2007, where they assisted Teen Challenge in Bucharest. Bill completed his Ph.D. in June 2008 at the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies and serves as the academic research tutor for practitioner research and admissions tutor at OCMS. Bill continues to travel and work internationally with missionaries, churches, and faith- based organizations.