B.A. Biblical Studies and Christian Education (2011), Bethlehem Bible College, Palestine.
M.Div. Theology and Missions (2018), Alliance Theological Seminary, New York, USA.
Yousef identifies himself as a Christian Arab Palestinian. He was born in Gaza to a Christian family that has a long heritage of serving in the priesthood of the Greek Orthodox Church. He is married to Merna and they live in Bethlehem, Palestine. Yousef has written several poems in Arabic. In 2007, he published his first poetry collection under the title “You are Not My Beloved.” In addition to teaching at BethBC and lecturing to international groups on the Palestinian Israeli conflict, Yousef is also involved in Christ at the Checkpoint. He enjoys reading, writing, and teaching. He loves music, nature, and traveling.
- Introduction to Christianity.
- Introduction to Missiology.
- Spiritual and Personal Formation.
- The Book of Genesis.
- The Historical Books of the OT.
Refugee Crisis: A Mission Opportunity and Responsibility in Sam George and Miriam Adeney, ed., Refugee Diaspora: Missions amid the Greatest Humanitarian Crisis of our Times. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library. 2018.
Nyack’s Christian College/Alliance Theological Seminary, John and Helen Ellenberger Award (2018), the Alliance Graduate School of Missions.
Areas of Interest
- Palestinian Israeli Conflict.
- Contextual Theologies.
- Holistic Missions.