Tim Dearborn

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Dr. Tim Dearborn "serves as Director of Faith and Development Programmes for World Vision International. In this capacity he supports a staff of 200 people working in 95 countries who are responsible for the integration of World Vision's Christian Commitments in all national offices and programmes. This includes the development of appropriate policies and strategies, the Christian formation and spiritual nurture of World Vision's 24,000 staff, the development partnerships with global and national church organisations, and the implementation of contextually appropriate strategies for Christian witness.

"He has published six books on spirituality and mission.

"Dr. Dearborn previously taught on the faculties of Fuller Theological Seminary and Regent College, Seattle Pacific University, University of Aberdeen (Scotland) and the French Evangelical Seminary in Vaux-sur-Seine, France. He served as pastor of urban and global mission for eight years at University Presbyterian Church in Seattle.

"Tim holds a B.A. from Whitman College, an M.T.S. from Harvard University Divinity School, a Th.M. from Fuller Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from the University of Aberdeen. He is married to Kerry Kappel Dearborn, who also serves as a professor of theology at Seattle Pacific University." [1]

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  1. Tim Dearborn, Institute for Global Engagement, accessed January 30, 2009.