John North is the National Director of Ambassadors for Christ International–Australia and is also the Director of EvangelismSHIFT International. He has a godly heritage going back for generations. He was born in India to Australian missionaries. Moving to the USA, he attended high school in Atlanta, before going on for further studies at Bible college and seminary. Throughout this time John was exposed to many of the great teachers of our day on the issues of spiritual life and growth. He has been working with AFCI in Australia for more than 25 years, building a team focused on accelerating the spread of the gospel through local churches. He developed the LifeWorks evangelism tool which has seen thousands of Australians come to faith in Christ and is used by many churches around the world, wrote the GrowthWorks small group course to help Christians start growing again, is on the radio each morning in Sydney with the Time With God devotional spot, authors the Time With God daily devotional email read by more than 30,000 people each day, trains church leaders in Jesus’ process for building a spiritual movement, and leads the international growth of EvangelismSHIFT and Life2Life, which are activating believers as witnesses for Jesus. But beyond all these things John loves to preach and teach God’s word in a penetrating way that changes people’s lives.
John is married to Lois and they have four teenage children: David, Caroline, Owen and Jade.
In his free time, John rides his mountain bike, play games with his family, reads and goes 4WDing.