In partnership with Hope International University, we are offering a 3-credit course (Rightousness and Justice in Context) for the Global Gathering! The course is being offered in conjunction with the School of Advanced Leadership Training at Hope International University.
To register for the course, please return your registration form to Jordan Congdon at email@example.com. He will then contact you about making payment to HIU for the course ($300 total unless you already attend HIU).
Tony Campolo - United States
Tony Campolo is professor emeritus of sociology at Eastern University, a former faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania, and the founder and president of the Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education. He is one of the founders of the Red Letter Christians movement and blogs regularly at their website. Dr. Campolo is an ordained minister, has served American Baptist Churches in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and is presently recognized as an associate pastor of the Mount Carmel Baptist Church in West Philadelphia.
Dr Betty Sibongile Dlamini - Swaziland/United States
Dr. Betty Dlamini, is a professor at Indiana University, USA. She holds a PhD from the University of London in Theatre for Development (2008). She has published over 25 works of creative writing, 12 journal articles and book chapters, a novel, 3 text books and her autobiography, The Eagle: From a chicken run to the sky: A woman’s walk of faith. She has conducted workshops from local community to international levels in community development, academic spheres, and churches. Her best passion is impacting people’s lives for their betterment and she seizes every opportunity she gets to do that. Her greatest passion is helping the helpless, such as orphaned children, widows and abused people.
Nancy Rizkalla - Egypt/United States
Nancy was born in Cairo, Egypt and grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She attended a Christian college and received her masters in international affairs from New School University in New York City where she now facilitates workshops in the Graduate Program for Public Engagement. Nancy has worked as a program analyst at the United Nations and has supervised both Christian and secular non-profit work and research in Southern and Central Africa, India and Egypt. She has a real passion for Christ and for missions and currently works as the Director of Mission at the Presbyterian Church at New Providence.
Pete Gilbert - Scotland
Pete serves at DNA, a unique Christian discipleship and leadership development program, by leading the staff team and is responsible for the vision, direction, and strategy of DNA. Pete is a well-known evangelist, author, and speaker who has been involved in missions and training for many years, regularly caring for around nine churches in areas of evangelism, discipleship and church structure. He leads StrathNairn Community Church which is a part of King's Fellowship, Inverness. In his spare time he loves mending clocks and watches, reading, wine, and opera.
Phil Hulks - United Kingdom
Phil joined the Urban Saints team, a movement in the United Kingdom and Ireland committed to reaching out to children and young people with the good news of Jesus Christ, in 2002. Phil brought the influential ReAct mission project with him to Urban Saints. Phil has developed ReAct from its roots in his native East Kent and now facilitates clusters of youth groups working together across the UK. He has also been involved with ReBuild Mexico since its inception. Phil spends much of his time travelling but when he is in one place, he is a mean bass player, likes golf, and following his beloved West Ham.