top of page

The Strength and Resilience of a Father: Dr. Wahid Wahba's Mission to Expand Christian Discipleship in the Middle East

The Strength and Resilience of a Father: Dr. Wahid Wahba's Mission to Expand Christian Discipleship in the Middle East

In the heart of Cairo, Egypt, amidst the bustling streets and vibrant culture, Dr. Wahid Wahba embarked on a journey that would define his life's purpose. A respected dentist, Dr. Wahid felt a divine calling to delve deeper into the lives of those around him. In 1994, he made a bold decision to leave behind his successful dental practice and devote himself entirely to Christian ministry.

As we approach Father's Day, it's fitting to recognize Dr. Wahid not only as a leader in Christian discipleship but also as a father figure to countless individuals whose lives he has touched. His journey is a testament to the strength and resilience of fatherhood, exemplifying the selfless dedication and unwavering love that define paternal care.

Driven by a profound sense of purpose, Dr. Wahid set out on a path of unwavering dedication. Over the span of more than four decades, he has touched the lives of millions through his tireless efforts in Christian leadership training. His vision led to the establishment of the Middle East Leadership Training Institute (MELTI) in 2000, a groundbreaking initiative that continues to impact 45,000 individuals across 25 Middle Eastern and North African countries each year.

Dr. Wahid's commitment to expanding Christian discipleship knows no bounds. Collaborating with renowned ministries such as the Bible Society of Egypt, Walk Thru the Bible, Purpose Driven, the Haggai Institute, Teach Every Nation, Highlands Fellowship, Leadership Revolution, Take Heart, Faithlife Ministries, Impact Discipleship, and many more, he has played a pivotal role in advancing the work of God throughout the region and beyond. 

His strategic partnerships and unwavering faith have fueled a movement that transcends geographical boundaries, reaching communities in Africa, Asia, CIS, and Europe.

But beyond his remarkable achievements lies the essence of Dr. Wahid's legacy – a testament to the strength and resilience of a father figure dedicated to nurturing the spiritual growth of others. His unwavering belief in the transformative power of Christian discipleship has inspired countless individuals to embrace their faith and pursue a deeper relationship with God.

As we celebrate Father's Day, let us honor Dr. Wahid Wahba not only for his extraordinary accomplishments but also for his embodiment of paternal love and guidance. His story serves as a beacon of hope and inspiration, illuminating the path for future generations to continue the mission of spreading God's love and teachings throughout the world.



bottom of page