Ajith Fernando

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Ajith Fernando serves as Teaching Director of Youth for Christ in Sri Lanka after being National Director for 35 years. His main responsibilities are mentoring leaders and teaching staff and volunteers. He ministers to Christian workers and others through a counseling and a Bible teaching ministry in Sri Lanka and abroad. He is a preeminent Bible teacher and speaker, having spoken at such international gathering as Urbana, The Lausanne Movement’s Capetown 2010, and Amsterdam 2000. Ajith is a visiting lecturer and Council President of Colombo Theological Seminary and also serves as Visiting Scholar at Tyndale University College and Seminary in Toronto. He has written 15 books and his books have been published in 19 different languages. The Call to Joy and Pain was awarded the Christianity Today Book of the Year Award for church and pastoral leadership.