Ajith Fernando serves as Teaching Director of Youth for Christ in Sri Lanka after being National Director for 35 years. His main responsibilities are counselling, mentoring and teaching staff, leaders and pastors in YFC and the wider church. His wife Nelun and he are active in a Methodist Church most of whose members are first generation Christians. His grassroots ministry has primarily been with the urban poor.
Ajith is the award-winning author of 17 books and numerous booklets which have been published in 23 different languages. He serves on the translation team of a new Sinhala Bible. He serves as Adjunct Lecturer at Colombo Theological Seminary.
Ajith and Nelun have two married children who, with their spouses, are involved with YFC as full-timers or volunteers. Among his hobbies are watching cricket on TV.
At Mission-Net Congress Ajith will do the morning Bible Talks on the theme “Where will you draw the line?”