Trained as a physician and desiring to be a church planter, Dr. Gebert his family first served in The Gambia, West Africa, working with Muslims. Over 17 years, they continued overseas assignments, living in France and Jordan, supervising missionary teams, and starting new church planting teams in Islamic contexts in 5 countries in the Middle East and Asia.
Dr. Gebert and his wife, Jan, have taught Islamics since 2008 at a Christian University in Eastern Europe, equipping MBB’s to return to minister in their Central Asian countries, and worked on site with national partners in Central Asian countries. Currently, Dr. Gebert serves as Strategic Advisor and Coordinator of Islamic Ministries, working globally to enhance and facilitate ABWE’s Islamic ministry. Four of his five daughters are graduates of Cedarville University, as well as two sons-in-law.