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Carol B. Ghattas

Author and Speaker

With over thirty years in missions, Carol Ghattas writes and speaks from experience. Her cross-cultural ministry is not confined to one region, country, or people group. Ghattas has worked among Laotians, West Africans, and Arabs. Carol co-authored with her late husband Raouf, A Christian Guide to the Qur’an: Building Bridges in Muslim Evangelism. She has written three novels under the pen name Um Daoud and A Life Surrendered: Raouf W. Ghattas, a book about her husband’s life and work. When Doors Close: Changing Course in Missions Without Losing Your Way and her latest work, Not in Kansas Anymore: Finding Home in Cross-Cultural Service were written specifically for cross-cultural workers. Ghattas has contributed to numerous works on missions and Islam, is a contract writer for Missions Mosaic magazine, and an active blogger. A sought-after speaker on Islam, missions, and other topics, connect with her through her blog at