Miriam Adeney has provided continuity in Seattle Pacific University’s department of Global and Urban Ministry for more than three decades. She is author of six books, more than 150 articles, and has taught on five continents. Her most recent book is Kingdom without Borders: The Untold Story of Global Christianity.
Raphael Anzenberger (@RaphAnzenberger) is CEO of France Evangelisation and president of the Francophone Evangelist Forum. He is an evangelist, missiologist, church planter, author, and speaker who seeks to raise a new generation of young evangelists who will bring the message of the cross throughout the Francophone world.
Ken Baker (@KenJBaker) is the international ministry training facilitator for SIM, an adjunct professor of cross-cultural ministry at Southern Evangelical Seminary and Bible College, and currently teaching missiology at the Institut Missiologique du Sahel, in Burkina Faso.
Leroy Barber (@leroybarber) is global executive director of Word Made Flesh and serves on the boards of Mission Year, Simple Way, the Evangelical Environment Network, and the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA). He is the author of New Neighbor: An Invitation to Join Beloved Community and Everyday Missions: How Ordinary People Can Change the World. His third book, Red, Yellow, Black and White: Who’s More Precious In His Sight? will be released in the fall of 2014.
Jon Bloom (@bloom_jon) serves as president of Desiring God, which he and John Piper launched in 1994. He is also author of Not by Sight: A Fresh Look at Old Stories of Walking by Faith.
Matt Brown (@evangelistmatt) is an evangelist, author of Awakening (2015, Leafwood Publishers), and founder of Think Eternity. He and his wife, Michelle, are impacting thousands of people with the gospel each year through live events and online. They also minister to a quarter million followers on social media daily.
Laurel Bunker is dean of campus ministries and campus pastor at Bethel University. Laurel’s mission is to radically impact the lives of individuals through empowered teaching and preaching and through mentoring others to be influencers of culture through Christ-centered leadership development.
Tom Burns is a chaplain at the Chicago O’Hare Airport Chapel, ministering to travelers and the over 40,000 employees working at O’Hare Airport. He is an executive coach and consultant, working with Christian business executives and church/nonprofit leaders.
Nate Butler (@NButlercomix35) is a former Henson/Marvel/DC/Archie writer and artist now coaching and consulting on creative ways to use the visual storytelling medium of comics as a tool for evangelism and discipleship. He is president/CEO of COMIX35.
Chris Castaldo (PhD, London School of Theology) (@chriscastaldo) is senior pastor of New Covenant Church in Naperville, Illinois. He is the author of Talking with Catholics about the Gospel. Chris blogs at www.chriscastaldo.com.
Samuel Chiang is executive director of the International Orality Network. Born in Taiwan, he grew up and worked in Canada and formerly served as COO of TWR. He has authored book chapters in diverse genres including innovation, orality, and persecution.
Wendie Connors is founder of Stringing Pearls with Wendie, She is an author, blogger, and speaker, and loves nothing better than learning and teaching about Jesus, and how to weave scripture into each aspect of everyday life. Check out Stringing Pearls on Facebook.
John Crilly is the national field director at Q Place, a ministry empowering Christians to engage in meaningful conversations about God with people who believe differently. Check out Q Place on Facebook.
Jonathan Dodson (@Jonathan_Dodson) founded City Life Church with his wife, Robie, and a small group of people. They have three children. He is author of several books including, The Unbelievable Gospel: Say Something Worth Believing (September 2014) and Raised? Finding Jesus by Doubting the Resurrection, and is the founder of GospelCenteredDiscipleship.com and blogs at jonathandodson.org.
Craig Dyer is training director at Christianity Explored Ministries and associate pastor at Harper Church, Glasgow, Scotland. Convinced of the power of God’s word to change lives, he summarizes his work as “equipping hundreds to train thousands to rescue millions.”
Nancy Grisham (@nancygrisham) is a speaker and founder of Livin’ Ignited. She is author of Thriving: Trusting God for Life to the Fullest, has frequently taught at Willow Creek Community Church mid-week classes and served as the evangelism pastor in a church of 6,500 people led by Stuart Briscoe.
Joe Handley (@jwhandley) is president of Asian Access. Previously, he was founding director of Azusa Pacific University’s Office of World Mission and lead mission pastor at Rolling Hills Covenant Church. He also co-led one of the first multi-national high school mission congresses in Mexico City. Joe strives to develop leaders who multiply churches that transform nations. Learn more: Asian Access Blog
Ron Hutchcraft (@ronhutchcraft) is an international speaker, radio host, and bestselling author. As president of Ron Hutchcraft Ministries, Ron and his team specialize in developing, authentic, relevant, and creative tools to reach people with the message of Jesus. Ron’s closest partner in life and work is his wife, Karen. They are the parents of three grown children and have nine grandchildren
Krish Kandiah (@krishk) is president of London School of Theology and founder and director of Home for Good, a charity that seeks to find loving homes for all the vulnerable children in the U.K. Krish’s doctoral research was on Leslie Newbigin’s theology of evangelism and he lectures widely on theology, missiology, apologetics and evangelism. He is a vice president of Tearfund. Krish is married to Miriam and together they care for their birth, adopted, and foster children. Learn more at www.krishk.com
Tom Lin (@tomlinnow) is vice president of missions forInterVarsity, director of Urbana, and Lausanne international deputy director for North America. He is also vice chair of the Board of Wycliffe Bible Translators.
Lucia (pseudonym) has been pouring light, love, and truth into the lives of Atheist and Muslim friends in Asia for more than a decade.
Rob Martin is a partner with the First Fruit Institute, serving ministries and colleague foundations as a coach on a variety of organizational issues. He also serves as senior associate for global philanthropy with the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization.
Grant McClung is president of Missions Resource Group and missiological advisor to the World Missions Commission of the Pentecostal World Fellowship. Among many books, chapters, and articles, he is editor of Azusa Street and Beyond: Missional Commentary on The Global Pentecostal/Charismatic Movement.
Werner Mischke is director of training ministries for Mission ONE. He is passionate about equipping the Church for fruitful cross-cultural partnerships and helping believers know and share the gospel of Jesus Christ in the “language of honor and shame.” Learn more: http://wernermischke.org
R. York Moore (@yorkmoore) is national evangelist for InterVarsity USA. He is the author of Growing Your Faith by Giving it Away and Making All Things New: God’s Dream for Global Justice. Learn more: http://tellthestory.net
Mark Overstreet (@moverstreet) is vice president of T4 Global and serves fourth world cultures in leadership development and community transformation. He consults with global organizations in areas including healthy partnerships, orality, mission, program architecture, strategy, and evaluation. Learn more: http://www.markoverstreet.com
Andrew Palau (@andrew_palau) is an evangelist with the Luis Palau Association. He has shared the gospel with millions of people, and at every opportunity he demonstrates his father’s same passion and love for Christ and for evangelism.
Wesley Paul is founder and director of Wesley Paul International Ministries, which has conducted city-wide gospel festivals, pastors’ conferences, and evangelism and mission seminars in over 30 countries. Besides being an evangelist, he is also serves as a hospice chaplain.
Alvin L. Reid (@alvinreid) is professor of evangelism and student ministry and Bailey Smith chair of evangelism at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is author of As You Go: Creating a Missional Culture of Gospel-Centered Students. He loves encouraging the younger generation to live for Jesus. Learn more: www.alvinreid.com
Rick Richardson (@reimaginer) is associate professor of intercultural studies at Wheaton College and director of the MA in Evangelism and Leadership and the MA in Missional Church Movements degrees. Rick consults widely with churches on evangelism and healing and reconciliation for the emerging generation and on contemporary missional churches and missional movements.
Evi Rodemann (@erodemann) is executive director of the European youth mission movement and congress called Mission-Net. She loves young Europeans and seeing them discover and use their God-given calling in this world gives her the greatest joy.
Beth Seversen is the denominational leader for evangelism in the Evangelical Covenant Church. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in Intercultural Studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Beth is researching emerging adults and the factors that make churches effective reaching them.
David Souther is president of ministry and outreach for EvanTell, Inc.
Byron Spradlin (@byronspradlin) is founder and president of Artists in Christian Testimony. He is a musician, Bible teacher, pastor, and international specialist on worship, imagination, and arts leadership and regularly disciples artists.
A.J. Swoboda (@mrajswoboda) started and serves theTheophilus church community with his wife in Portland, Oregon. He is a professor of biblical studies, theology, and Christian history at George Fox Evangelical Seminary and Concordia University, among others. A.J. is author of Messy: God Likes It That Way. Learn more: http://ajswoboda.com
Trisha Welstad (@trishawelstad) directs The Leadership Center and serves with the Free Methodist Church in Oregon as the director of leadership development while pastoring among her community in Portland, Oregon.
Francie Winslow (@franciewinslow) speaks and blogs about how God’s real love changes our real lives and is the author of The God Experience: A 10 Week Guide to Feed Your Busy Soul. She’d love to connect with you at franciewinslow.com.