About the Author


Rev. Dr. John Nunes

The Rev. Dr. John Nunes serves on the faculty at Valparaiso University as The Emil and Elfriede Jochum Chair, a professorship established to support the study of Christian values in public and professional life.

Nunes previously served from 2007 until 2013 as president and CEO of Lutheran World Relief (LWR), a $49 million global organization working to end poverty, injustice and human suffering worldwide. He has also been a professor of theology at Concordia University Chicago, a management consultant, and an urban parish pastor and community organizer in Dallas and Detroit.

A gifted public speaker, he has spoken at a number of LHM events, most recently at the LHM Outreach Conference, SENT, held in Detroit, MI. He is a frequent keynote presenter who has also published several works.

Nunes has written Voices from the City: Issues and Images of Urban Preaching and, with his wife, Monique, the children's book Little Things Make Big Differences: A Story about Malaria.


Bible Studies by Rev. Dr. John Nunes:
Journey from Unbelief to Faith

Newest Men's NetWork Groups:
  • Bible & Bacon
    Chaska, MN
  • Men's Bible Breakfast
    Rolla, MO
  • Saginaw Valley Zone LLL
    Midland, MI
view all groups