Paul Akin

Paul Akin is the dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Ministry. Prior to this role, Akin served as team leader for new missionary sending at the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. He has lived and worked among Muslims in Africa and the Middle East, trained missionaries in the local church and seminary contexts, and served alongside missionary teams in more than 40 countries. A native of Dallas, Akin is married to Kari, with whom he has four children.