Gene Strickland (b. 1963 in Suffolk, Virginia) is the founder, president, and lead-evangelist of Evangelism International. Strickland studied and earned his degree in Biblical Studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary of Wake Forest, North Carolina. Because of his work around the world he has been awarded honorary doctorates in Theology and Divinity. Strickland has preached to thousands in Virginia, North Carolina, and Alaska; as well as internationally in Mexico, El Salvador, Brazil, India, the Philippines, Nigeria, Ghana, and Kenya.
Evangelism International is a trans-denominational ministry whose purpose is igniting a fire within the Church to focus its efforts on the Great Commission and to carry out that Commission through worldwide crusades.