Speakers

Luis Bush

Luis Bush is a servant catalyst of the 4/14 Movement. He is married to Doris with whom he has four children and eighteen grandchildren. Born in Argentina, raised in Brazil, he worked in business consulting before pastoring a church in El Salvador during the war and seeing youth embrace Jesus’ Discipleship Branch Plan leading to a cross-cultural mission’s movement from Latin America called COMIBAM. Luis served as CEO of Partners International from 1986 to 1992, an organization that seeks to grow communities of Christian witnesses in largely non-Christian areas by partnering with indigenous Christian ministries. He introduced the 10/40 Window missional concept at the Lausanne II conference in Manila in 1989, which brings into focus the region of the world with greatest human suffering, combined with least exposure to Christianity. In the 1990’s he facilitated the AD 2000 & Beyond Movement with the aim of establishing a church for every people and presenting the gospel to every person with a primary focus on the 10/40 Window. The study of catalytic antecedents of today’s mission led to a World Inquiry conducted from 2002 to 2004 involving participants from more than 700 cities which was presented at the Lausanne Issues Forum in Pattaya in 2004 which led to the paradigm of mission as transformation. Since 2005 he has served as international facilitator of Transform World Connections based in Singapore.

Luis Bush is a Christian servant catalyst on God’s mission of transformation. Born in Argentina, and raised in Brazil He serves as International Facilitator of Transform World Connections based in Singapore. Following graduation from the University of North Carolina he worked in Business Consulting for several years prior to dedicating himself to serve God full time. He graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1978 and then pastored Iglesia Nazaret in war torn El Salvador. Luis led the movement of missions called COMIBAM from America then served as CEO of Partners International from 1986 to 1992. He was the International Director for the AD2000 & Beyond Movement from 1989-2000. Luis coined the term 10/40 Window at Lausanne ’89 and, following his Fuller PhD on catalytic antecedents of today’s mission he conducted a World Inquiry in collaboration with Lausanne involving participants from more than 700 cities which led to a new paradigm of “mission as transformation.” In 2009 Luis ideated the 4/14 Window Initiative with the purpose of raising up a new generation to transform the world.

Francis Chan

Francis Chan is the best-selling author of Crazy Love, Forgotten God, Erasing Hell and the host of the BASIC.series (Who Is God & We Are Church). Currently, Francis is planting churches in the San Francisco area. Together, Francis and his wife Lisa raise their seven children in Northern California and are co-authors of the new book You and Me Forever: Marriage in Light of Eternity. For more information, check out youandmeforever.org and @youandmeforever.

David Choi

Pastor David Choi has ministered in many diverse contexts from Asian churches to multiethnic, inner city churches to overseas missions. Pastor Dave graduated from both Wheaton College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

He has been an active member of the Lausanne Movement for World Evangelization, a global congress of thousands of leaders from almost every country in the world. Pastor Dave participated in the Lausanne Congress in Cape Town, South Africa, in 2010, the most diverse gathering of evangelical leaders in the history of the church. He is an international speaker, having spoken in countries throughout the world. He has also spoken in many top universities like Cornell, the University of Chicago, MIT, Wheaton, and Harvard.

Becky Pippert

Becky Pippert is recognized internationally as author, speaker, evangelist and the founder of Becky Pippert Ministries, a global evangelism ministry.

Becky and her husband Dick, have ministered extensively on all 6 continents and for the past 7 years they have lived and had an evangelism ministry in the UK and Europe. Besides equipping believers globally in the area of personal evangelism, Becky is also a noted evangelist. She broadcast regularly on the BBC Radio 4, speaking each time to 1 ½ million listeners, mainly skeptics.

Becky is the author of 11 books and Christianity Today named her first book, Out of the Salt Shaker (now considered a classic in evangelism), as one of 50 books that has most influenced modern Christian thought. Her Evangelism DVD training course, Empowered, is being released globally in September 2016. Her 3 part Bible Study and DVD Discipleship curriculum Live/Grow/Know –strengthens believers at every stage of their walk with God.

Becky received an honorary doctorate and holds a B.A. and M.A. with High Honors in English literature from the University of Illinois. She has done advanced study at the University of Barcelona, Spain and at Harvard University. Dick and Becky have 4 adult children and one 9 year old granddaughter. When not travelling they reside in Holland, Michigan.

Bob Sjogren

Bob Sjogren (pronounced “show - gren”) is the president of UnveilinGLORY, a non-profit ministry geared toward awakening the church to a new awareness of God’s glory in all areas of life and to see that glory go to all peoples of the world.

Right after college, Bob went to Libya to pioneer work in an untouched country. Upon returning, he helped found “Frontiers” as well as “The Caleb Project.” Recently, he also established the “Fast for the President” where believers from around the nation are fasting for the holiness of the president of the United States of America.

Bob has been mobilizing the body of Christ toward revealing God’s greatest glory through reaching all ethnic groups with the gospel. Much of Bob’s teaching is in audio, video and book form. His books are:

  • “God’s Bottom Line” Russian, Korean, Spanish, and Japanese
  • “Run With The Vision” co-authored with Bill and Amy Stearns
  • “Cat and Dog Theology” (which has been translated into 11 different languages) co-authored with Gerald Robison
  • “Cat and Dog Prayer” co-authored with Gerald Robison
  • “Emma’s Story” co-authored with Stephani Reynolds
  • “101 Differences Between Cats and Dogs.”
  • “A Cat and Dog look at the Cross” co-authored with Kevin Kimbrough
  • “102 Differences Between Cats and Dogs for Kids” co-authored with Elise Sjogren

Bob’s newest efforts have been put into creating Bible homeschool curriculum for children in grades 1-12. The first year’s curriculum (Cat and Dog Theology) and the second year’s curriculum (RG3: Revealing God’s Greatest Glory) is currently selling throughout the United States for high school students. “Cat and Dog Attitudes: Living to Make God Famous” is also being used by elementary children.

Bob consistently takes teams overseas to help believers grow closer to the Lord and catch a vision for the nations! Currently, Bob and his wife, Debby reside in Richmond, Virginia and have four adult children.

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