- WEA General Assembly 2019
Dr. Bertil Ekström is a Swedish Brazilian, born in Sweden and raised in Brazil, where his parents were missionaries. After studies in Sweden, he returned to Brazil as a missionary for the Swedish Baptist Mission Interact in 1980, together with his wife Alzira. Dr.Ekström’s main ministry has been leadership development and theological education. For several years he served as local pastor and denominational leader. He has been involved in the Brazilian and Latin American mission movements since 1986, and led the Brazilian Mission Association and the Ibero American Mission Movement COMIBAM for several years. In 2006 he was appointed Executive Director of the World Evangelical Alliance Mission Commission.