I am delighted to be welcoming George Verwer to Burlington this Sunday (3rd April 2011). He will preach at our main celebration (10.45am) and at a special evening celebration (7pm) to which the churches of Ipswich have been invited.
George is best known for founding and leading Operation Mobilisation for over 40 years.
Here are a few excerpts from his bio to introduce you to him a little more:
George Verwer is the Founder and former International Director of Operation Mobilisation, which is a ministry of evangelism, discipleship training and church planting. George led Operation Mobilisation for over 40 years before stepping down in August 2003. George has a burning concern for vital, propagating and revolutionary Christianity in his own life and in those he meets.
Today OM reaches across the world through two ships and over 4,000 people working in over 80 nations to make Christ known in the lives of all they meet. George has raised up dedicated leadership to pursue this task across the world.
George shares the Christian revolution of love and balance right around the world. He starts at home emphasizing the need to worship God, live in fellowship with one another by walking in the light, and live a disciplined life of victory as forgiven, repentant, Cross-centred Christians.
In August 2003 George handed over the international leadership of the work of Operation Mobilization to Peter Maiden, who was the Associate International Director for 15 years. George and his wife are now involved in Special Projects Ministries full-time. They still travel and take meetings around the world.