IWMC 2017 (International Wholistic Missions Conference)

Phoenix AZ

May 1 - 5, 2017

This conference connects, educates and equips Christians from all sectors of ministry to transform lives, families and communities through the 'Wholistic' power of the Gospel!


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Alan Cross

Executive Director, Community Development Initiatives

Bio: Writer, Pastor, Missional Strategist, Immigrant/Refugee Advocate, author of When Heaven and Earth Collide: Racism, Southern Evangelicals, and the Better Way of Jesus (NewSouth Books, 2014). https://www.amazon.com/When-Heaven-Earth-Collide-Evangelicals/dp/1603063501 Currently writing Receiving Faith: Immigrants, Refugees, the Gospel, and the Church in the American South. Urban Loft Publishers, 2017. Executive Director of Community Development Initiatives. http://cdionline.org Email at across@cdionline.org

Dru Dodson

Director of Operations, Restore Hope Arkansas

Bio: Dru Dodson - Founding pastor, Lake Valley Community Church, Hot Springs, AR. His first career was consulting engineering. He’s been a missionary in over 20 countries. Leads the HaitiCure team training 1500 pastors plus theological training for businessmen there. Does church-based theological training for accredited degrees. Author of Kingdom Outposts: A Fresh Theology of Relief and Development

Alexia Salvatierra


Bio: Rev. Alexia Salvatierra is the co-author, with Dr. Peter Heltzel, of "Faith-Rooted Organizing: Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World" and the founder of the Faith-Rooted Organizing Un-Network. She is a Lutheran pastor with over 35 years of experience in community ministry, including church-based service and community development programs, congregational and community organizing, and legislative advocacy. She has been a national leader in the areas of working poverty and immigration for over 20 years, including the co-founding of the national Evangelical Immigration Table (a very broad coalition of evangelical leaders and institutions advocating for immigration reform).

David Harder


Bio: David grew up in southern California and served in the US Navy during the Vietnam conflict. For nearly eight years he lived and worked in Germany and traveled many countries throughout Europe. Upon returning to America, David settled in northern California working for many Silicon Valley start-up companies. In 2006, he moved to the White Mountains of Arizona. A graduate of San Jose College with a degree in business, David also studied at Santa Clara University towards a degree in international business. During his career in the computer industry, David has traveled all over the world. Most of his career centered on companies with cutting-edge computer and storage technologies. After retiring from the Silicon Valley of California, David focused on his clay art, which led him to relocate to Arizona.

Dean Trune

Intentional Impact Ministries

Bio: Dean is a teacher, author, and life coach. He has led seminars on "Going Deeper with God" in various places nationally and internationally. He has five books in print which focus on pursuing God, divine appointments, and godly character. He currently coaches eighteen Christian leaders around the USA.

Andy Myers

Phoenix City Director, FlourishNow, Inc.

Anne Wendt

Faculty, Grand Canyon University

Athanase Ndayisaba

Vice President for Programs and Development, African Leadership and Reconciliation Ministries

Bernadette Gruber

Director of the Education Domain, 4Tucson

Beth Bradford

Senior Associate, Maestral International

Bibiana MacLeod

Coordinadora Regional América del Sur y Caribe. TIC, Medical Ambassadors International

Brian Goodall

Prayer Director, 4Tucson

Brian Mueller

President, Grand Canyon University

Cari Armbruster

Executive Director, Alliance for Children Everywhere

Celestin Musekura

President & CEO, African Leadership and Reconciliation Ministries, Inc. (ALARM)

Chelsea Hurlburt

Programs Director, Reconciled World

Chris Gonzalez

Pastor, Missio Dei Communities

Daneli Urena

New Projects Consultant, Development Associates International

David Drum

Author, If it was Easy, Jesus Wouldn't Have Prayed for it

Dave Geenens

Director - School of Business, Graduate Business Programs & Asst. Professor, Benedictine College

David Phipps

IMT Coordinator, United Methodist

Doug Glynn

Director of Church Engagement, Reconciled World

Gary Gillespie

Director of Community Partnerships, School Connect

Heather Hicks

TCT Global Curriculum and US Partners Development, Reconciled World

Hermie Smit

Department Team Leader, Cityteam Ministries

Esther Story (Susie Brown)

Lead trainer/Bridges For Women, Scriptures In Use

Aaron Dailey

Redemption Church

Andrea Riedner

Reach One Touch One Ministries

Anna Ho

Reconciled World

Bayli McClary


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