Bestselling Author Dr. Michael Youssef to Speak at Family Leadership Summit 2021 on July 16

Dr. Michael Youssef’s Ministry, “Leading The Way,” Will Livestream Dr. Youssef’s Talk “Hope for This Present Crisis”

July 13, 2021

ATLANTA —Dr. Michael Youssef, bestselling author of “Hope for This Present Crisis” (, will be speaking at the Family Leadership Summit in Des Moines, Iowa, on July 16, 2021. With doors opening to the public at 8:00 AM, the event, billed as “the midwest’s biggest gathering of Christians seeking cultural transformation in the family, church, government, and more,” begins at 9:00 AM and runs until 5:00 PM at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

Featuring national leaders and inspiring teaching, the Family Leadership Summit offers the opportunity to be part of cultural transformation among like-minded friends, as well as to be encouraged, inspired, and equipped to seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness in America today. Registration is available at this link for those seeking to attend.

Dr. Michael Youssef’s talk, entitled, “Hope for This Present Crisis”is scheduled for 12:40 PM Eastern Time/11:40 AM Central Time. Dr. Youssef’s ministry, “Leading The Way,” will be livestreaming Dr. Youssef’s portion of the event at 12:40 PM Eastern Time. The Livestream, entitled, “Leading The Way LIVE in the Midwest,” is viewable at this link, and will be available for viewing after the event.

Along with various partners committed to changing the world, Dr. Michael Youssef is leading the way for people living in spiritual darkness to discover the light of Christ.

“We are fighting for the souls of a generation,” says Dr. Youssef, “And the fight goes on… We must do what Christians have done since the early days of Christianity: Stand firm for the truth, and hold fast to Jesus’ teaching. If you hold to the teachings of Jesus, then you will know His truth, and His truth will set you free.”

By passionately proclaiming uncompromising Truth through creative methods, Leading The Way’s international team of experts is uniquely providing hope that is revolutionizing lives here at home and around the world.

Dr. Youssef was recently honored with the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Board of Directors Award for demonstrating integrity, displaying creativity, and making a signficiant impact on society, and was recognized with the NRB prestigious Television Station of the Year Award for KINGDOM SAT, which he founded in 2009. Now celebrating 30 years of ministry, Leading The Way’s television and radio programs are broadcast in 27 languages to audiences across six continents through dual-language programs, Leading The Way’s satellite television channel, THE KINGDOM SAT, and solar-powered, Leading The Way Navigators.

Leading The Way also produces DVDs, CDs, books, a monthly devotional magazine, and daily e-devotionals to reach the lost and encourage believers in their faith. The ministry utilizes field ministry teams to evangelize seekers and disciple new believers. Dr. Youssef’s unique perspective has given him a platform to speak boldly into today’s issues and provide Biblical solutions to the challenges Christians are facing today.

Dr. Michael Youssef was born in Egypt and lived in Lebanon and Australia before coming to the United States and fulfilling a childhood dream of becoming an American citizen. He holds degrees from Moore College in Sydney, Australia, and Fuller Theological Seminary in California, with a Ph.D. in social anthropology from Emory University. He founded The Church of The Apostles which was the launching pad for Leading The Way’s international ministry. Dr. Youssef has authored more than 50 books, including popular titles like “Jesus, Jihad and Peace” and “Saving Christianity?”    

Dr. Youssef’s popular TV and radio broadcast, Leading The Way with Dr. Michael Youssef, airs more than 13,000 times every week across six continents in 27 languages—reaching audiences in nearly every major city in the world. His programs attract tens of millions of viewers weekly in the U.S. on major TV networks, including TBN, Daystar, Fox Business, Lifetime, GOD TV, CTN, NRB TV, and more.   

Equipped with a keen understanding of the Bible, the Middle East, sociological trends in the Western world, and popular Christian worldview issues, Dr. Youssef is a sought-after voice whose expertise is regularly requested on both secular and Christian media, including Huckabee, Fox & Friends, Eric Metaxas, The Hugh Hewitt Show, The Christian Post, Fox News, Hannity, Glenn Beck, The 700 Club, and more. He and his wife reside in Atlanta and have four grown children and ten grandchildren.  

“Hope for This Present Crisis” is published by FrontLine, an imprint of Charisma House. 


To interview Dr. Michael Youssef and to receive a review copy of “Hope for This Present Crisis,”contact, Jeff Tolson, 610.584.1096, ext. 108, or Deborah Hamilton, ext. 102.