Bob Goff, New York Times best-selling author of Love Does, brought his message of the importance of “doing” love to Nashville, when he spoke on campus on Thursday evening, April 4, at 7 PM. To the audience composed of young adults, Goff stressed that the important thing in life for any person is to seek to know what God wants that person to do and be. “Nothing else matters,” he said.
On Friday, April 5, at 1 PM, Goff participated in a Q&A session in Benson Auditorium on Trevecca’s campus. Both events were free and open to the public.
Goff, an attorney, lives his own message. He founded Restore International, a nonprofit human rights organization operating in Uganda and India, whose mission is to pursue justice for the needed. Working with the judiciary in Uganda, Restore helped bring to trial more than 200 legal cases, including some involving children who were languishing in jail without trial. In India, Restore’s investigation resulted in the escape of minor girls from lives of forced prostitution and led to the identification and arrest of more than 80 perpetrators. Restore now has a school in Northern Uganda, the Restore Leadership Academy.
Goff is a part of the Washington law firm Goff & DeWalt; he serves as the Hon. Consul for the Republic of Uganda to the United States, and he is an adjunct professor at Pepperdine Law School and Point Loma Nazarene University.
This event was made possible by a partnership of Blood:Water Mission, Abba Java Coffee Shop, and Trevecca.