About The Author


Ian Borkent (Dutch name: Anne Borkent) is the Lead Pastor of C3 Rivers Church – a life-giving church in two locations in The Netherlands (Arnhem and Nijmegen).

He studied Econometrics and Operational Research at the Vrije Universiteit (Free University) Amsterdam before moving to Sydney, Australia to study Worship & Creative Arts at Hillsong International Leadership College. He received an Advanced Diploma of Ministry and Leadership there in 2005.

Ian has worked in leading roles for Dutch companies such as KLM, Ahold and the Vrije Universiteit. He served in an assistant role at C3 Church Amsterdam before pastoring C3 Rivers Church* since 2008. He has ministered both nationally and internationally. His book “The Norman Factor” is his first book and is written by him in his second language, English.

Pastor Ian and his wife, Jedidja, serve together in Arnhem, where they live with their two sons (Noah and David) and their daughter (Eva Joy).

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* C3 Rivers Church is part of C3 Church Global, a global family of over 550 churches worldwide, meeting in cities across every continent. For more information, visit c3churchglobal.com

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