Adjunct Professor in World Missions and Intercultural StudiesBA, Lebanese University in Beirut, 1994; MA, Criswell Collge, 2004; PhD, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2017.
Dr. Bitar is a native of Lebanon. He is the Director of Good News for the Crescent world, a ministry specializing in training church leaders and believers to share Jesus with local Muslims. His passion is to see the church mobilized to get involved in a broadly based outreach to the Muslim people at home and abroad. He is also passionate about developing a missional ecclesiology that would provide a sense of belonging and practical support for followers of Christ from Islam. Along his training ministry, he has been involved in helping Muslim refugees in the United States, Europe and the Middle East in the context of Christian missions.