Jim Ehrman previously served as the Executive Director of the World Christianity Initiative at Yale. In that role he aided both Yale University and the Western Church at-large in its engagement with the explosive growth of the worldwide Christianity. Inspiration for that focus stemmed from his years spent as a commissioned service worker and later as Director of Global Ministries for the Evangelical Congregational Church, a role in which he facilitated a world-wide service workforce, relationships with several hundred international churches, as well as relief and development works in five nations.
He is currently the Chief Operating Officer for the anti-human trafficking organization Love146 and serves as the Affiliate Professor of Global and Contextual Studies at Evangelical Seminary where his courses include: Culture, Context and Mission, World Christianity: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, and Theology of Mission and other Religions.
Jim has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from The Pennsylvania State University and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Yale University with a Masters of Arts in World Christianity and Mission and is currently pursuing his PhD.
Jim has two children and is married to Aiyana — director of a non-profit, Imagine Goods, which works in Cambodia offering micro-business opportunities to marginalized families.
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