The Rev. Dr. Augustus Nicodemus Gomes Lopes, born in Paraíba, Brazil, is a Presbyterian minister, Calvinist theologian, writer and professor. He was Chancellor of Mackenzie Presbyterian University from 2003 to 2013. He is assistant pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Recife, vice-president of the Theological Education Committee of the Presbyterian Church of Brazil and vice-president of the Presbyterian Church of Brazil. Dr. Lopes has authored over two dozen books and Bible commentaries. He is married to Minka Lopes and has four children.