Unavoidable Global Realities: Poverty with Dr. Ash Barker
Friday, November 9, 2012
A video recording of this lecture will soon be made available on this page.
Dr. Ash Barker is the founding director of Urban Neighbors of Hope which serves among some of the neediest Asian-Pacific urban areas (www.unoh.org). He lives with his family in the slums of Bangkok, Thailand.
Dr. Todd Johnson, director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity, says of Barker: "From his own vocational calling living among slum-dwellers, Barker offers a compelling apologia for incarnational ministry in the slums of the world's cities - an enormous demographic challenge and unfinished business for Christian mission in the 21st century."
Join us as Dr. Barker challenges us to consider our responsibility in reaching those most deeply affected by poverty.
(Facts from UN-Habitat State of the World's Cities Report 2010-2011)
Sponsored by the J Christy Wilson Jr. Center for World Missions, the “Unavoidable Global Realities” gatherings provide an opportunity to explore and discuss key issues and trends in the global Church today.
For more information, please contact Kristin Gelinas, Global Programs Administrator.