Al is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church In America and one of the founders of Redeemer City to City in 2001. Having planted four churches over his pastoral career, he understands first hand the challenges and needs of church planters, their churches, and networks. He has served as a coach, trainer and mentor for many global church planters.
He now serves as a Director and Catalyst for church planting and network development in the leading cities of Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North America. He oversees Redeemer City to City’s work in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Most recently he has taken on the position of Executive Director of the newly emerging fellowship of churches known as City to City North America.
He and his wife, Rene, have three adult children and are grandparents to ten grandchildren.