Our Team

Leadership


Paul Eshleman

President


Vice President of Networks and Partnerships for Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ International), and consults on major evangelism strategies. Paul founded The JESUS Film Project and served as its Director for 25 years. This 2-hour film on the life of Christ has been translated into over 1,200 languages. It has been shown in every country of the world and has been viewed or heard over 6 billion times, worldwide.

Paul led the nationwide “I Found it Campaign”, EXPLO 72, and recently headed the Strategy Working Committee for the Lausanne Movement. He also provides leadership to numerous coalitions and ministry networks. He is President of the Issachar Initiative, an advocacy network seeking to bring awareness through vision summits targeting ministry and marketplace leaders. He also serves as Director of the “Finishing the Task” Network, seeking to be obedient to the command of our Lord and encourage ministries and churches to send full-time workers to the thousands of Unengaged, Unreached People Groups throughout the world who have never heard the name of Jesus.

Dusty Hoffman

COO and Global Evangelism Strategist


Dusty has often called himself a sewer dweller that was somehow rescued by Christ. He stumbles more than most and yet---somehow---Jesus keeps loving him. It’s that great grace that has moved Dusty to give every breath he has left to helping fulfill the great commission.

He spent three years working in major donor fund development through Cru’s History’s Handful ministry. Dusty then gave the next decade to reaching as many college students for Christ as possible as he launched and led campus ministries on all six continents, across the Midwest and in New York City.

Dusty now serves as COO and Global Evangelism Strategist of the Issachar Initiative which is committed to the number zero; zero languages without the Bible, zero unreached people groups, zero people who haven’t heart the gospel and zero places without a church.

Perhaps the most important thing you need to know about Dusty is what is at his core, a quote he has often shared. “At the center of the universe lies a relationship, an eternal dance---the Trinity---God the Father with God the Son with God the Spirit. This is why my love relationship with Jesus must always be first, followed by my relationship with my wife Allison, and my three daughters, Harper, Reese and Kinley.”

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