John Burrough is an international leader, strategic thinker and kingdom builder. His career started in the NFL as a defensive end for the Atlanta Falcons and Minnesota Vikings. He then founded and led multiple businesses before being called into full- time ministry. John served as a director on the missions’ staff at North Point Community Church, leading partnerships in 22 countries. Most recently, John was the CEO of HOI, a faith-based nonprofit in Central America. He is eager to serve at Partners because of his deep calling to advance the gospel to the people living in the 10/40 window. John lives in the suburbs of Atlanta with his wife and two high- school-aged children.