Rev. Jon Opgenorth
President of Words of Hope
Rev. Jon Opgenorth became the president of Words of Hope in 2017. Prior to that, Jon served for 18 years as the senior pastor of Trinity Reformed Church in Orange City, Iowa. Jon is a graduate of Northwestern College and Fuller Theological Seminary. Jon’s heart for global evangelism has been shaped through the ministries of the Urbana Mission Conference of Intervarsity and the Perspectives course from the US Center for World Mission. Jon finds great joy in connecting God’s people across continents and cultures. He writes for the Words of Hope Daily Devotional, consults with our global field leaders, and speaks often in church congregations about the mission of God in the world. He is married to Ann and has four adult children.