Jerry Trousdale has been a missionary among a Muslim people group in Africa, and a long-term student of missions. He also has a background in Christian publishing and broadcasting. Jerry pastored mission-sending churches in California and Tennessee for a total of 15 years.
In 2002 he co-founded Final Command Ministries to facilitate the launch of Disciple Making Movements among the least reached Muslim people groups in Africa. Three years later he became part of CityTeam International, which provides training in obedience-based discipleship models to hundreds of ministries globally. He now serves with CityTeam as Director of International Ministries.
Married since 1968 to Gayle Trousdale, they have two children. He is the author of a recently published Thomas Nelson book Miraculous Movements: How Hundreds of Thousands of Muslims are Falling in Love with Jesus.