Long-time minister at New Hope Church, Wayne Cordeiro has led through incredible circumstances over the years. Sharing wisdom from the heart, he recounts a long and inspiring trajectory of growth and multiplication. He also recalls a challenging time in his 50s when his multi-faceted ministry was interrupted by a heart attack that forced him to make significant changes to his health as a leader.
Who is Wayne Cordeiro?
Dr. Wayne Cordeiro is the founding minister of New Hope Church in Oahu, Hawaii. One of the fastest-growing churches in the nation, New Hope oversees 4 Bible colleges and has planted over 150 churches across the Pacific Rim and throughout the western United States. Wayne believes in investing in future leaders and releasing the God-given potential of the new generation. To this end, he serves as president of New Hope Christian College in Eugene, Oregon, which recently planted a lab church, New Hope West, to provide a venue for hands-on practicum for his ministerial students during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Wayne has authored 12 books including Leading on Empty, Doing Church as a Team, The Divine Mentor, and The Irresistible Church, and he is the general editor of the Life Connect Study Bible. Wayne and his wife Anna have 3 children and 9 grandchildren and split their time between Hawaii and Oregon, where they have a family ranch. Wayne’s hobbies include teaching the Word of God and discipling leaders for the Kingdom, and he enjoys music, reading, and horses.