KP Yohannan Salutes Missions Legend George Verwer Who Died April 14

Few people knew George Verwer, legendary founder of Operation Mobilization (OM), in the same way as KP Yohannan, founder of GFA World.
George Verwer (left) and KP Yohannan

WILLS POINT, TX — Few people knew George Verwer, legendary founder of Operation Mobilization (OM), in the same way as KP Yohannan, founder of GFA World. From the earliest OM days in Asia, Yohannan recalls the unprecedented impact Verwer made on global evangelical missions over 60 years in the world’s hardest places.

No One Tells the George Verwer Story Like KP Yohannan

George Verwer (left) and KP Yohannan

“George Verwer challenged me as never before to commit myself to a life of breathtaking, radical discipleship,” says Yohannan, also known as Metropolitan Yohan, who went on to launch Gospel for Asia (now GFA World,, one of the world’s biggest missions agencies.

Yohannan, author of the bestseller Revolution in World Missions that he dedicated to Verwer, will share with your audience or readers:

  • How as a barefoot teenager from a remote village in Asia his first encounter with Verwer turned his life upside down
  • The incredible story of the early years of OM
  • How Verwer’s passionate challenge to “radical discipleship” still resonates with young people today, inspiring thousands to reject materialism and go “all out” for Christ

Media, TV, and Radio Interviews:
To arrange your fascinating interview with KP Yohannan, contact:
Gregg Wooding @ 972-567-7660,

About KP Yohannan

KP Yohannan, founder and director of GFA World (Gospel for Asia) and Metropolitan of Believers Eastern Church (BEC), has written more than 250 books, including Revolution in World Missions, an international bestseller with more than four million copies in print. He and his wife, Gisela, have two grown children, Daniel and Sarah, who both serve the Lord with their families.

About GFA World (Gospel for Asia)

GFA World (Gospel for Asia) is a leading faith-based global mission agency, helping national workers bring vital assistance and spiritual hope to millions across the world, especially in Asia and Africa, and sharing the love of God. In a typical year, this includes thousands of community development projects that benefit downtrodden families and their children, free medical camps conducted in more than 880 villages and remote communities, over 4,800 clean water wells drilled, over 12,000 water filters installed, income-generating Christmas gifts for more than 163,000 needy families, and teaching to provide hope and encouragement in 110 languages in 14 nations through broadcast ministry. GFA World has launched programs in Africa, starting with compassion projects in Rwanda. For all the latest news, visit the Press Room at

Media interested in interviews with GFA World should contact Gregg Wooding at InChrist Communications @ 972-567-7660 or

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Source: GFA World Digital Media Room, George Verwer: KP Yohannan Salutes Missions Legend Who Died April 14

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