Pieter Brinksma
Global Ministry Development
  • DTL, Bakke Graduate University

  • MAGUL, Bakke Graduate University

  • BEng, Higher Technical College Groningen

Professional Experience: Piet and his wife Riek have pastored an urban church in Amsterdam for almost 30 years. He was trained in information technology and worked in the IT industry company in innovation management and product development until 2005 when he was asked to serve as a national leader for the Foursquare Netherlands church network. He served in the role as national leader for 11 years.

For the last 7 years, Piet has been focusing on the mission of the Church for the city. He chairs an apostolic council of network leaders in Amsterdam, which serves to empower and mobilize faith leaders to impact their city. Amsterdam is his primary place of calling but he also mentors and trains leaders in other cities to for reaching and serving their community. To be more equipped for this he did a master's and a doctoral program for global urban transformational leadership at BGU. He is the co-founder of Urban Life (NGO), a collective of urban pioneers associated with the global City Changers Movement. He served in several international settings in the business world as well as serving in the context of ministry in European and Global councils of the Foursquare International Church and traveled intensively internationally for teaching, training and missions’ purposes.