Alec Rowlands is senior pastor of the 2,000-member Westgate Chapel in Edmonds, Washington.

He is the founder and president of Church Awakening, a spiritual renewal network of more than 1,300 pastors.

After experiencing it in his own life as a young boy, Alec became passionate about church revival describing himself as a “student of historical revival.”

Born in King William’s Town, South Africa, Alec is an international speaker who holds a doctorate of ministry from Carey Theological College, University of British Columbia.

In August of 2014, Alec released his new book The Presence: Experiencing More of God.

He and his wife, Rita, have two daughters.