Dr. Michael Youssef is a pastor, bestselling author, and internationally respected Bible teacher. Born in Egypt, he lived in Lebanon and Australia before coming to the United States and fulfilling a childhood dream of becoming an American citizen. He founded The Church of The Apostles in Atlanta in 1987, and the church became the launching pad for Leading The Way with Dr. Michael Youssef, an international media ministry that now reaches audiences in nearly every major city in the world. His Middle Eastern heritage, keen understanding of Christian worldview issues, and unwavering passion for the gospel have given Dr. Youssef the unique ability to speak boldly into today's issues. He has authored more than fifty books, including popular titles Saving Christianity?, Life-Changing Prayers, Hope for This Present Crisis, Never Give Up, and his latest book, Is the End Near? He and his wife reside in Atlanta and have four grown children and thirteen grandchildren.