Nik and Ruth are mission veterans of 35 years with the International Mission Board, SBC, having served in Malawi, South Africa, Kenya, Somalia, Germany, Ethiopia and the Middle East.
Nik has a BA in Religion and History from Georgetown College in Georgetown, Kentucky and Masters and a Doctorate of Ministry from Southern Seminary. Ruth has a BA and Masters in Education from Georgetown College in Georgetown, Kentucky.
They currently serve as Global Missiologists. They have done extensive research among believers living in the midst of persecution in over 70 countries. Several books have been written to share the stories and lessons from these amazing believers. Nik and Ruth spend a lot of their time teaching in churches, schools and with mission organizations as well as with believers around the globe.
Nik loves to read and garden. His greatest joy is being with TCKs (missionary kids). Ruth considers it a blessing to help women lose their fear as they figure out how to connect and fall in love with the nations. She especially loves to mentor women who serve in the Muslim world.
Nik and Ruth are the parents of three sons, two amazing daughter – in – loves and a fantastic grandson.