Brent and his family served in the Philippines from 1991-2011 to develop and lead Filipino churches while training and mentoring Filipino leaders. Now based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Brent serves director of the Lausanne Global Classroom. He also serves as adjunct professor of missions and as global engagement coordinator at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte. Brent earned his doctor of ministry degree in 2011 from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He and his wife, Kim, have four grown children and four grandchildren.