January 23, 2012
Evangelist Luis Palau to Speak at Wheaton
Author and evangelist Luis Palau will deliver a lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, February 13, titled “Increasing the Evangelism Temperature in the Local Church.”
For more than 50 years, speaker, teacher, author, and spiritual leader Luis Palau has been a powerful spokesperson for the relevance, reality, and significance of spirituality for individuals around the world. His work has taken him to more than 73 nations and his campaigns have allowed him to present a clear case for Christianity with more than 1 billion people through television, radio, print, and live events.
Dr. Palau is known as one of the world’s leading experts in Christianity – standing strong for issues of faith and the importance of a vibrant, healthy spiritual life according to the teachings of the Bible. He is well regarded by leaders around the globe, including past presidents, church clergy, scientists, and business professionals.
Having spent much of his career serving the people of Latin America – including several years of service in war-torn Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Guatemala – Dr. Palau is regarded by many as the most influential spiritual leader in the region in the last 50 years.
He is the author of more than 40 books; his most recent title is Changed by Faith: Dare to Trust God with Your Broken Pieces . . . and Watch What Happens. He is also the host of three international daily radio programs, and head of the Luis Palau Evangelistic Association, with offices in Portland, Oregon; Miami, Florida; London, England; and Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has dedicated his entire life and career to presenting the claims of Jesus Christ and the importance of our spiritual lives with as many people as possible.
This event is sponsored by the Billy Graham Center Institute of Strategic Evangelism. Free and open to the public, it takes place from 7-8:15 p.m. in Barrows Auditorium, located in the east wing of the Billy Graham Center at 500 College Avenue in Wheaton. This event does not require tickets; however, please call 630.752.5904 to RSVP. For more information, you may also email Billy.Graham.Center@wheaton.edu.