Pastor Joakim Lundqvist is the senior pastor of Word of Life Church in Uppsala, Sweden. Even in this extremely secularized nation, the church has grown to over 3,000 and has birthed an international network of over 800 churches worldwide. Pastor Joakim also serves as director of the church’s Bible school and is the founder of New Generation, an organization encouraging students in secondary schools and universities to come together to pray and share the gospel. As a speaker, Pastor Joakim has visited over 50 nations to inspire believers to make a difference for Jesus. His 30-plus years of experience in youth ministry shines through in creative messages that reach and relate to every generation. Pastor Joakim is the author of four books that have been translated to several languages. He and his wife, Maria, have been married 33 years and have two daughters and two grandsons.