L. D. Waterman (pseudonym) is a leader of church planting teams with Pioneers, working among Muslims in Southeast Asia. He has two published books in Indonesian and numerous articles in missions journals such as Evangelical Missions Quarterly and International Journal of Frontier Missions. He holds the M.Div. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. After 10 years of pastoral ministry in the US he moved to his present ministry location, where he has served for the past 19 years.