Jurie Kriel

Catalyst for Cities
Co-Leader of Nehemiah Mobilization Team


Jurie Kriel is innovating 5twelve City Church in Austin, Texas, by reimagining a high-tech, high-touch church. He also leads nxtMove.global, gathering global leaders to help catalyze a turnaround in the trajectory of Christianity in the next generation.

Over his career he has served as pastor for preaching at Hill Country Bible Church, led a multisite megachurch in Pretoria, organized a city gospel movement across Africa, helped plant churches in Europe, and served as dean of a seminary in Cape Town. He also currently serves as the catalyst for cities for the Lausanne Movement.

Married for 20 years to Karin, they stand together in pursuit of the purposes of God over their lives. They have two boys, Joshua and Ethan, who are continuously teaching them more than they could ever wish to teach them.

Learn more about Jurie at https://www.juriekriel.com.