Meet the Evangel-Vision Bloggers

Miriam Adeney
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.
Lon Allison (@lonallison) is pastor of teaching and outreach at Wheaton Bible Church in West Chicago, Illinois.




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 director of Culture ConneXions (SIM), an intercultural coach, and a professor of cross-cultural ministry at Southern Evangelical Seminary and Bible College.

Stephan Bauman (@stephanjbauman) is president/CEO of World Relief, where he oversees approximately 2,500 staff in 20 nations. Learn more: http://stephanbauman.com

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.

Kelly Brady is senior pastor at Glen Ellyn Bible Church. He has self-published two books. The first, Pocket Theology, is designed as a quick reference guide to theological issues. The second, Following Jesus, is an explanation of GEBC's Disciple-Making Ministry.

Matt Brown (@evangelistmatt) is an evangelist, author, and founder of Think Eternity. He and his wife, Michelle, are spreading the gospel through live events, and online. They minister to over 150,000 people on social media on a near-daily basis. He also founded the blogging community Emerging Evangelists.

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.

Voltaire D. Cacal is a first-generation Filipino-American and serves as director of strategic initiatives for Camino Global. He is also director of missions at his local church, Biblical Community Church, and serves as vice chair for the Ethnic America Network.


Chris Castaldo (@chriscastaldo) is director of the Ministry of Gospel Renewal at the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College.

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.

James Choung (@jameschoung) serves as InterVarsity’s national director of evangelism and leads a house church called the Vineyard Underground. He is author of True Story: A Christianity Worth Believing In and its follow-up, Real Life: A Christianity Worth Living Out. Learn more: jameschoung.net 

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.

Lorna Dueck (@lornadueck) is executive producer of Context TV, a current affairs program, and a commentary writer on Christianity for Canada’s largest national newspaper, The Globe and Mail.

EvanTell is a ministry committed to reaching people around the world with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Bloggers include R. Larry Moyer, founder and CEO, David Souther, senior ministry director, AJ Rinaldi, ministry director, Mary Margaret Gibson, ministry director, and Sarah Bowler, communications coordinator.

Adam W. Greenway (@AdamGreenway) is dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is co-editor of Evangelicals Engaging Emergent and The Great Commission Resurgence.

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.

NickHall (@nickhall) is founder and primary evangelist for PULSE. His passion is to “awaken culture to the reality of Jesus.” Nick serves on the student advisory team for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), and is one of four partner evangelists with the Luis Palau Association.

Joe Handley (@jwhandley) is president of Asian Access. His passions are faith, family, and mission, and he strives to develop leaders who multiply churches that transform nations. Learn more: Asian Access Blog

Adam Jeske (@adamjeske) directs social media for InterVarsity. After serving in Nicaragua, China, and South Africa, he and his wife, Christine, co-authored This Ordinary Adventure: Settling Down Without Settling.  Learn more: www.executingideas.com

Krish Kandiah (@krishk) is executive director for Churches in Mission at the UK Evangelical Alliance and a vice president of Tearfund. He lectures in evangelism at Regent Park College and Oxford University and is a doctoral supervisor at George Fox Seminary. Learn more: www.krishk.com

Tom Lin (@tomlinnow) is vice president of missions for InterVarsity, 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.

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.

J. D. Payne (@jd_payne) is pastor for church multiplication with The Church at Brook Hills and an author of several books on evangelism and missions. Learn more: www.jdpayne.org

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.

Dave Short (@dave_short) is national director of Campus Alpha, a ministry of Alpha USA and the Alpha Course.

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.

Dave Sterrett (@davesterrett) is an evangelist and apologist for a new generation. He is author/co-author of six books, including I Am Second and Why Trust Jesus? Dave has ministered to hundreds of youth leaders in Africa, orphans in Russia, and young women walking into abortion clinics in America. Learn more: http://davesterrett.com

A.J. Swoboda (@mrajswoboda) started and serves the Theophilus 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

T.V. Thomas is originally from Malaysia. He is director of the Centre for Evangelism & World Mission in Canada and chair of the Ethnic America Network.

Sadiri Joy Tira is chair of the Global Diaspora Network and senior associate for diasporas with Lausanne

Enoch Wan is president of the Evangelical Missiological Society, director of the Institute for Diaspora Studies, and research professor of intercultural studies and director of the Doctor of Missiology program at Western Seminary. Learn more: www.enochwan.com

Trisha Welstad (@trishawelstad) directs the Center for Transformational Leadership and pastors among her community in Portland, Oregon.

Tony Whittaker (@soonguy) is coordinator of Internet Evangelism Day, and an advocate for the use of digital media in evangelism.

Francie Winslow (@franciewinslow) is passionate about seeing others encounter the heart of God and be changed from the inside out by his strong love. Among other things, she has served in Mother Theresa’s home for the dying in Kolkata and sat in brothels with girls trapped in the sex trade of Chang Mai.  Learn more: http://upinandout.com

Tuvya Zaretsky is Lausanne senior associate for Jewish evangelism and a Jewish-Gentile Couples ministry specialist with Jews for Jesus.