Gather Chapel - Paul Estabrooks

About Paul Estabrooks

2016 Distinguished Alumnus Rev. Paul Estabrooks teaches on how we can run the race of endurance and faith.

Paul Estabrooks is a veteran foreign missionary with a deep concern for Christians in restricted countries. He has thirty-four years of ministry experience among persecuted Christians with Open Doors International. He is the author of five books and a number of booklets that document his work with the church in restricted countries and provide training for persecuted Christians worldwide.  As a representative of Open Doors, he has visited Christians in countries as diverse as Cuba, Tibet, Iraq, China, Bhutan, Mongolia, Iran, India, the former Soviet Union and the Middle East. He was the project coordinator for the delivery of one million Bibles (232 tons) to China in one night -- June 18, 1981 -- called Project Pearl. TIME magazine recognized it as the “Risky Rendezvous in Swatow” and the project is the subject of one of his books.

Paul is an alumnus of Tyndale University College (BTh 1966 – London College of Bible and Missions). He later received a Bachelor and Master of Arts (with distinction) from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan majoring in Mass Communications. He and his wife, Dianne, have been married for 48 years.  They have three grown children, seven grandchildren, and make their home in London, Ontario.