Bert de Ruiter

Bert de Ruiter is a staff worker of Operation Mobilization in Europe and the European Evangelical Alliance. He has been involved in Christian-Muslim relations in Europe for almost 30 years. He got an MA in World Evangelization and a D.Min. in Christian-Muslim relations. He has authored two books: A Single Hand Cannot Applaud, on the value of the book of Proverbs in evangelising Muslims, and Sharing Lives, on how Christians can overcome their fear of Islam and learn to share their lives with Muslims. He also has developed a course that is being taught in several European countries, entitled Sharing Lives, to help Christians share their lives with Muslims. Bert lives in Amsterdam, Netherlands, is married, and has two children and two grandchildren.