Patrick, his wife, Joan, and their three children lived and worked in a conflict ridden area of the world for over 25 years. They were actively engaged in humanitarian assistance, community development, and capacity building. Patrick is currently the executive director of the US office of Interserve. He earned a PhD in Intercultural Studies from Fuller and is the author of My Mother’s Sons: Managing Sexuality in Islamic and Christian Communities, which was published by William Carey Library. He is also an adjunct professor at Biblical Theological Seminary.