Though raised as an evangelical Christian in North Africa, Dr. Raouf Ghattas has been deeply influenced by Islam and the Qur'an. A native speaker of Arabic, he is able to teach Christians about Islam and the Muslim worldview from primary sources. Dr. Ghattas served for more than twenty-five years as a missionary to Muslims across the world and earned his doctorate in Muslim evangelism from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Carol Ghattas began her work in the mission field in West Africa before returning to the United States to earn a Masters of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She has served alongside her husband in the mission field for more than seventeen years, living in Muslim countries throughout North Africa and the Middle East. She has also studied the lives of Muslim women and, under a pseudonym, has authored several books about the difficulties Muslims face in coming to Christ.