Rev. John Croft

JESUS Film Partnership Director

Since 2012, John Croft has served Global Partners as the director of the JESUS Film Partnership. John grew up as a missionary kid in Suriname, S.A. and the Cayman Islands. He is a graduate of God’s Bible School and College in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana.

An ordained minister in The Wesleyan Church, John and his family pioneered the work of Global Partners in the Czech Republic. John served as the Czech field director from 1994-2006 and 2008-2009. In 2006, the family returned to the States where John served as the director of missionary funding with Global Partners.

John’s vision is to equip, train, and empower national leaders for the purpose of reaching their own cultures, people groups, and nations with the gospel. John and his wife, Shanda, have three grown children: Travis, Brooke, and Rachael.