Bob Goff to Speak on February 8

Published: January 20, 2015

Media Contact: Mark Batten; 336.758.3959

Bob Goff, New York Times Best-Selling Author of Love Does, attorney, and founder of Restore International, will speak at Wake Forest University on Sunday, February 8 at 6:30pm in Wait Chapel.

Goff’s nonprofit, Restore International, is a human rights organization operating in Uganda, India, and Somalia. The pioneering vision of Restore is to fight for freedom and human rights, working to improve educational opportunities and to be helpful to those in need of a voice and a friend. Restore has worked with Uganda’s judiciary in bringing over 200 cases to trial, as well as pursuing justice, intervention, and education for at risk women and children in Uganda, India, and Somalia. Restore Leadership Academy in Northern Uganda educates over 300 students with a focus on character and leadership development. Because of Bob’s vision and the work of Restore International, he serves as the Hon. Consul for the Republic of Uganda to the United States.

Goff has been a practicing attorney for over 25 years. He is also an adjunct professor at Pepperdine Law School where he teaches Nonprofit Law, and Point Loma Nazarene University, where he teaches Business Law.

“As part of preparing our students to be religious leaders, the School of Divinity creates opportunities for students to engage leaders who are already having an impact on faith communities,” said Shonda Jones, associate dean of admissions and student services. “Our students are creative and always pushing boundaries in their service to God’s people. A speaker like Bob Goff will be an instrumental conversation partner who can invite students and other leaders to imagine bigger possibilities and reach people and places they thought impossible.”

An Evening with Bob Goff is free and open to the public. Read more about Bob Goff and Love Does at bobgoff.com.