Friday Pastors’ Workshop

Friday, November 4, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

For Pastors | Church Leaders | Mission Leaders | Agency Professionals

The Big 3 – Key Foundations We Need to Learn from Believers in Persecution


Nik Ripken will be speaking to pastors and mission leaders from 1 – 3:30 pm on Friday, Nov. 5th on “The Big 3 – Key Foundations We Need to Learn from Believers in Persecution.”


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Nik and Ruth Ripken


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 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. They currently
minister through Nik Ripken Ministries.


Nik’s 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.