"Wayne Cordeiro’s message and ministry are a gift to the Kingdom of God." - Max Lucado, Best-Selling Author
"When it comes to diving into the Book and letting God talk to me through its message, no one has mentored me more than Wayne Cordeiro." - Bill Hybels, Senior Pastor, Willow Creek Community Church
Wayne Cordeiro is the founding pastor of New Hope Christian Fellowship in Honolulu, Hawaii with over 11,500 in weekend attendance. New Hope is also listed as one of the top ten most innovative churches in America with Outreach Magazine listing them as one of the “top five churches to learn from.”
Wayne is a church planter at heart with over 124 churches planted in the Pacific Rim countries of the Philippines, Japan, Australia and Myanmar. Nationally, he has planted churches in Hawaii, California, Washington, and Nevada.
He currently serves on the Board of Directors of New Hope Christian College. NHCC is now part of a consortium of New Hope Christian Colleges with locations in Hawaii, Oregon, Myanmar, and Tokyo.
He has authored twelve books, including such classics as Doing Church as a Team, Dream Releasers,Seven Rules of Success, Attitudes That Attract Success, Divine Mentor, Leading on Empty, The Irresistible Church, Sifted and his latest, Jesus, Pure and Simple. Wayne is also the author of the Life Journal, which is being used by thousands of churches worldwide, is bringing people back to the Word of God.
Wayne and his wife, Anna, have three married children and six grandchildren. His hobbies include music, reading, water sports, and riding his Harley Davidson. Wayne and Anna now split their time between Hawaii and Eugene, Oregon where they have a family farm. There he writes, and enjoys spending time with his grandchildren.