Bekele Shanko is the global vice presiden for Global Church Moments at Campus Crusade for Christ International (Cru), working in over 150 countries to build movements of multiplying churches and faith communities. A native of Ethiopia, he has served as Cru’s National Director of Ethiopia and Regional Director of Southern and Eastern Africa. Bekele is the President of GACX and leads the church planting focus for Finishing the Task.
I ate lunch with native Ugandan friends, fellow Americans studying abroad, and students from throughout Europe and Africa. The value of forming international connections, as I experienced in Uganda, is emphasized by the Missional International Church Network (MICN).