Paul Borthwick, along with his wife Christie, serves on the staff of Development Associates International (www.daintl.org) focusing on leadership development in the Majority World. As such, they spend more than two months every year in overseas ministry. In addition, Paul teaches the Global Christianity courses at Gordon College (www.gordon.edu), serves as an Urbana/Missions Associate with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, and mobilizes others for cross-cultural missions. Rick Warren, author of Purpose-Driven Life cites Paul’s books A Mind for Missions and How to be a World-Class Christian as “books that should be read by every Christian.” Paul’s book Western Christians in Global Mission: What’s the Role for the North American Church (Inter Varsity Press) is due for release at Urbana 2012.
We live in what Fareed Zakaria calls the “Post-American World.” But what does that world look like? And what does that mean for those of us who desire or sense a call into global involvement? Come and discover an amazing world which God invites you to love, serve, and change!
“Think globally and act locally” is the bumper sticker charge. But how? Come discover ways to connect your daily life and routines to global realities. You can have a worldwide impact for God’s Kingdom right from where you live now!
Spoiler alert: Urbana may leave you asking new questions, even as it helps you find answers. The good news is, finding these answers is a journey and Urbana connects you with traveling companions who can help.