WRITING | EDITING | SPEAKING
LITERACY | CONSULTING
A Stirring Account of the Church Caught in the Middle East Crossfire
This is a book that invites applause and criticism. It will edify and offend, fostering healthy and much-needed discussion and debate in the Western Church.
Brother Andrew and Al Janssen reveal the amazing stories of those who witness the love of the One they once refused and passionately searched until they found Him, even in the face of great opposition.
Al Janssen has provided a variety of services including:
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Al is in demand as a speaker around the world. He has lectured on marriage, prayer, writing, and numerous other topics. In the United States, he has been an inspirational speaker at missions conferences and writers’ conferences. He has appeared on numerous radio and television shows. Around the world he has spoken in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Philippines, China, the Netherlands, Germany, Egypt, Pakistan, Nepal, and more.
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Al Janssen is a teacher and writer with more than 40 years of experience. After graduating from Linfield College in 1971 with a degree in Math and Education, Al joined the staff of Campus Crusade for Christ where he was encouraged to use his journalism skills as editor of Athletes in Action magazine. Al also served in various editorial roles for Worldwide Challenge magazine and wrote his first book, Building Bridges of Love.
From 1976 – 1982, Al was Director of Communications and Publications for Pro Athletes Outreach. During that period he wrote One Way to Play Football with 21 NFL players and helped more than 100 professional athletes put their Christian testimonies into personal pamphlets that were used to sign autographs.
Al began his literary services company in 1982. Since then he has authored or co-authored more than 32 books and edited many more. He has worked with companies such as Harvest House Publishers, Multnomah Press, and for 10 years he served as Director of Book Publishing for Focus on the Family.
Since 2001, Al has traveled and ministered in 35 countries. In 2010 he was ordained as a priest in the Anglican Church, and he has received training in Spiritual Direction, Formation and Leadership.
Al and his wife Jo were married in 1977. They have three grown and married children. They reside in Colorado Springs, Colorado and enjoy reading, walking, baseball, and international travel.