Pastoring with Vision, Creativity, and Courage in Hard Places

Desiring God 2012 Conference for Pastors

God, Manhood & Ministry: Building Men for the Body of Christ

Memorable Quotes

  • "Obligated, eager and not ashamed — these should characterize a church with the gospel."
  • "When I came to understand the gospel for the first time, I knew that this is what my peopled needed."
  • "A Christian leader has to have a vision — he must see things other people don't see and empower them to capture it and incarnate it."
  • "Faith respects people who are eccentric and marginal."
  • "Humility allows us to be mission oriented, rather than gift oriented."

serves as general director of the Bible Society of Egypt and vice chair of the Lausanne Movement. He earned his MDiv from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.