Spouse: Edina Gresz
Children: Rahel, Renato, Gergo (Geri)
Occupation: Co-Executive Director for Cru Church Movements
Where I met my spouse: Budapest, Hungary
Where is home: I was born in Budapest, Hungary, but grew up at Siofok, at Lake Balaton
Favorite Passage of Scripture: my life verse is Is 54:2-3
How I met Christ: under communism when I was running away from the abuse of my father
Influences: my wife, my kids, Dave Robinson, Bud Hinkson, Bill Bright, Mike Uno – heroes of faith.
Epic moments: rescuing from my father’s abusive home; being arrested for sharing the gospel in 1985 in Hungary; the fall of communism, getting married; the birth of our children; launching Youth at the Threshold of Life; becoming the National Director of Cru in Hungary; moving the the U.S.
Spare time: reading, time with family
Books: The Bible; everything from C.S. Lewis, G.K. Chesterton and C.H. Spurgeon; J.B. Peterson: The 12 rules of life; Dan Allender: To be told; Henry Nouwen: In the Name of Jesus; Henry Cloud: Necessary Endings;
Interesting places: Budapest; Alps in Austria;
Music: J.S. Bach
Movies: not a movie person, even cartoons make me cry
Food: Hungarian food
At Starbucks, I order a: espresso macchiato
Motivation: expanding my borders
Personal Motto: Faith honors God and God honors faith. And God loves to choose the fools.
Motivation: The Word of God, being faithful, the lost, the mission of Jesus