Walter Kim became the NAE president in January 2020. He also serves as teacher-in-residence at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Charlottesville, Virginia, after ministering for 15 years at Boston’s historic Park Street Church. He has spent nearly three decades preaching, writing and engaging in collaborative leadership to connect the Bible to the significant intellectual, cultural and social issues of the day. He serves on the boards of Christianity Today and World Relief, and on the Advisory Council of Gordon College. Kim received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, his M.Div. from Regent College in Vancouver, and his B.A. from Northwestern University, and he is a licensed minister in the Conservative Congregational Christian Conference.
Heartbreaking images from Afghanistan have flooded the news, highlighting deep vulnerability and need. Christians have often been at the forefront in responding to crisis. Though the situation is complex, there are practical things that Christians can do to respond to those who will be arriving in the United States as refugees.
This free NAE webinar will expand your understanding of the crisis and the solutions. Walter Kim, NAE president, shared biblical principles that can guide Christians in times of crisis. Matthew Soerens, U.S. director of church mobilization for World Relief, addressed the refugee resettlement process and policy implications, and Elizabeth Neumann, former senior official at Homeland Security, offered an assessment of security procedures.
You’ll also hear from Seeta, an Afghan refugee, and Jessica Shoup, director for global outreach at Hope Presbyterian Church, who helped welcome Seeta and her family.
Learn how you as an individual can make a difference and how to establish an outreach as a church. Together we can build bridges and show the love of Christ to those in need.