- Date: Sunday, 29 June 2014
- Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
- Venue: Dream Center, Hall 1 – Parking available at the Vista Center (for those driving themselves)
ABOUT ISUM SUMMIT 2014: http://newurbanworld.org/summit
(Please forward to those you think may be interested)
Open Night Speakers:
REV. DR. JAYAKUMAR CHRISTIAN
Rev. Dr. Christian, the National Director of World Vision India, has become one of the majority world’s most articulate theologian-practitioners on the role of the church among the poor. His book “God of the Empty-Handed: Poverty, Power, and the Kingdom of God” is essential reading in today’s urban mission settings. Dr. Christian received his Ph.D from Fuller Theological Seminary and was named alumnus of the year in 2002.
Rev. Dr. Christian and is in Kuala Lumpur as one of the Keynote Speakers at ISUM, the International Summit for Urban Missions, held in MCKL, Brickfields, 28th June to 1st July 2014.
Follow Rev. Dr. Christian on Twitter: @DrJChristian
DR. JOHN PERKINS
Dr. John M. Perkins is an international speaker and teacher on racial reconciliation, leadership and Christian community development. He established the John M. Perkins Foundation for Reconciliation & Development, along with his wife, Vera Mae Perkins and a few friends and supporters. Dr. Perkins is also the founder of the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA), a network of 6,800 individuals and 600 churches, ministries, institutions and businesses in more than 100 cities and townships across the country. Despite being a third grade drop-out, Dr. Perkins has been recognized for his work with eleven honorary doctorates from colleges and universities across the country and two universities have established John Perkins centers.
Follow Dr. John Perkins on Twitter: @JohnMPerkins
Summation & Moderator of Q&A: Wong Young Soon
Young Soon is the Executive Director of Malaysian CARE. He has over 20 years of experience in community development, working alongside the poor. He holds a Master of Arts in Rural Development from the University of East Anglia and is currently pursuing a PhD with Monash University. He is married to Patricia and they foster three children from the Orang Asli community.