Founder of YWAM
Biography | Loren Cunningham
Loren Cunningham is the Founder of Youth With A Mission (YWAM), an ever expanding global “family of ministries” born in 1960 which has reached into every nation.
The work of YWAM encompasses evangelism, training and mercy ministries and is manned by nearly 20,000 full-time staff plus 25,000 students from more than 200 nationalities and a wide variety of denominations that serve at more than 1,300 YWAM locations in 180+ nations and dependent countries. More than four million students, short-term volunteers and staff have been a part of YWAM since its inception.
Loren is also the co-Founder and the International Chancellor of the University of the Nations (UofN), YWAM’s global university, and the leader of the Kona UofN Campus in Hawaii.
Patrick Fung, MD
Director, OMF International Singapore
Biography | Patrick Fung, MD
Dr. Fung is the 10th director of OMF International (formerly the China Inland Mission) and is the first Asian to lead the ministry.
He is a graduate of medical school in Australia, Royal College of Physicians in the United Kingdom and the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine.
Aidditional degrees include Christian studies from the China Graduate School of Theology in Hong Kong and a master's degree in missiology from Fuller Theological Seminary.
Dr. Fung provides spiritual leadership for OMF, which currently has more than 1,400 workers from over 25 countries serving among East Asia’s peoples.
Dr. Lloyd Kim
Coordinator, Mission to the World
Biography | Dr. Lloyd Kim
Lloyd Kim was elected coordinator of Mission to the World (MTW) by the 2015 General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America. A native of California, he graduated from UC Berkeley with an engineering degree and worked as a consultant with Ernst & Young before getting his M.Div. at Westminster Seminary in California and his doctorate in New Testament Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary. He was associate pastor with New Life Mission Church (PCA) in Fullerton, California, before joining MTW.
Lloyd and his wife Eda served as missionaries with MTW beginning in 2004 in the Philippines and then in Cambodia, where they initiated a new church-planting work which grew to a team of 20 working in multiple sites. Lloyd served as MTW’s international director of the Asia-Pacific region before his nomination as MTW coordinator in July of 2014. The Kims have three children and reside in Lilburn, Georgia.
Founder & Lead Pastor, Quest Church
Biography | Eugene Cho
Eugene Cho is the founder and Lead Pastor of Quest Church – an urban, multi-cultural and multi-generational church in Seattle, Washington – as well as the founder and Executive Director of the Q Café, an innovative non-profit community café and music venue. He is also the founder and visionary of One Day’s Wages (ODW) – a grassroots movement of people, stories, and actions to alleviate extreme global poverty.