Dr. Leon van Rooyen Bio
The ministry of Dr. Leon van Rooyen has spanned over thirty-five years and five continents. As an apostolic leader, he has served as a missionary, pastor, teacher, evangelist, church planter, and relief worker throughout the globe. In both his public and private life, Dr. Leon strives to promote a love for God, a loyalty to the Church, and a passion for souls. In this case, he is committed to raising up servant-hearted leaders within the Body of Christ. From this vision, Global Ministries and Relief (GMR) was born.
Dr. Leon van Rooyen is also an author of our Life School Of The Bible Curriculum.
Together with a united ministry team, Dr. Leon is resolved to train one million students. Thus far, he has launched over one thousand locally operated, church-based Bible schools or Schools of Ministry. In addition to having written numerous Bible training materials and books, Dr. Leon has developed an online Diploma program as well as an accredited Theological program. In an attempt to further expand his influence and accessibility, he has translated his training materials into a variety of languages such as Spanish, Telugu, Romanian, and Chichewa. With this in mind, GMR is currently committed to continue translating all training programs into even more languages including French, Urdu, Russian, Portuguese, and Swahili. Most recently, River Bible Institute the online Bible Training program was launched in almost every African nation.
Dr. Leon understands that global evangelism fundamentally begins with individuals who have experienced the healing, maturing, and equipping power of the Holy Spirit. With this in mind, Dr. Leon endeavors that every believer be equipped and mobilized for the purpose of the harvest by building the glorious Church.