Botrus Mansour

A native of Nazareth, Israel, Botrus obtained a degree in law from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He was admitted to the Israeli Bar Association in 1993 and practiced Law in Haifa and Nazareth. He completed his MBA from Haifa University and later completed a teaching certificate in Civics from the Open University.

Botrus has been the General Director of the Nazareth Baptist School since 2004. He has also been active in various leadership positions in church and para-church organizations including Chairman of The Convention of Evangelical Churches in Israel, Secretary and Chairman of the Alliance of Evangelical Conventions in Jordan and the Holy land, Vice Chairman of the Association of Baptist Churches in Israel, member of the Executive Committee for Christian Schools in Israel, Deputy Chairman of “Nazareth Village” board, Member of Global Council of Advocates International, Co-Chairman of the Lausanne Initiative for Reconciliation Israel-Palestine, Chairman of Students committee in the Fellowship of Christian Students in Israel, Board member of Musalaha, Founding member and elder in the Local Baptist Church-Nazareth, Co-Chair and contributor of the tri-lingual website “,” Co-Founder of Cana Wedding Chapel in Cana of Galilee, and others.

Botrus has given lectures in churches, universities, and conferences in Israel, across the USA, Canada, several countries in Europe, Jordan, Egypt, and Taiwan on matters of faith and life in the Middle East. He has also written extensively in Arabic, Hebrew, and English and published in Christianity Today, Haaretz, and other renowned publications. He is the author of When Your Neighbor is the Savior (Hope Publishing House 2011) and Looking from the Precipice (Paraclete Press 2021) as well as co-edited a book in Arabic with Dr. Munther Isaac entitled Towards a Renewed Mind – Intellectual Evangelical Contributions in the Palestinian Context (2021).

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