Terry LeBlanc | How Native North American & Indigenous Peoples Worldwide Challenge & Enrich the Global Church
Terry LeBlanc and Graham Hill discuss how Native North American and Indigenous peoples worldwide challenge and enrich the global church. The Global Church Project episode #127.
Professor LeBlanc, a Mi’kmaq-Acadian, is the Executive Director of Indigenous Pathways and also the founding Chair and current Director of the North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studies (NAIITS), an indigenous learning community. Terry holds an interdisciplinary Ph.D. from Asbury Theological Seminary, Orlando, Florida, and specializes in Theology and Anthropology.
Terry LeBlanc teaches at George Fox University and Seminary in Portland, Oregon, and at Tyndale University College and Seminary in Toronto, Canada, and at Acadia University and Divinity College in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Terry has accrued over 38 years of community work experience in Native North American and global Indigenous contexts, including as an educator in theology, cultural anthropology and community development practice.
Terry has won several awards for his varied writings. In June 2010, he received the Dr. E.H. Johnson Memorial Award for Innovation in Mission for his work on the creation of NAIITS. In May 2015, he was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Acadia University.
Terry LeBlanc on how Native North American and Indigenous peoples worldwide challenge and enrich the global church. CLICK HERE.
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Ray Minniecon on what it means to be authentically indigenous and authentically Christian. He challenges the Australian and global church to listen to what Jesus is saying to us through Indigenous faith and Christianity. CLICK HERE.
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Randy Woodley on embracing ethnic diversity, and learning from Native American, First Nations, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and Indigenous Christians. CLICK HERE.
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