Tulsa Book Tour Stop
5415 E 101st St, Tulsa, OK 74137
6:00 - 8:30pm on November 5th, 2018
Coffee and light refreshments will be served
OKC Book Tour Stop
Christ Central Church
2715 NW 50th, OKC, 73112
5:30 - 7:30pm on November 6th, 2018
Dinner provided by Haiget's Ethiopian and Kenyan Catering
**Note Location Change for OKC Book Tour**
Welcoming the Stranger Book Tour is an opportunity for church and community leaders to engage directly with the topic of human migration around the world. If you've had questions around the topic of refugees and immigrants, this conversation is for you! Participants will hear from the following speakers. This event is open to the public and we would love to see you there.
Matthew Soerens is the U.S. Director of Church Mobilization for World Relief and the National Coordinator for the Evangelical Immigration Table, a coalition of evangelical organizations of which World Relief is a founding member. He has written on the topic of immigration for publications such as Christianity Today, RELEVANT, Sojourners, The Gospel Coalition, and the Washington Post. He is a graduate of Wheaton College (IL) and DePaul University’s School of Public Service. Matthew lives in Aurora, Illinois with his wife and three children.
Jenny Yang is the SVP of Advocacy and Policy at World Relief. Previously she served as Senior Case Manager and East Asia Program Officer, where she focused on advocacy for refugees in the East Asia region and managed the entire refugee caseload for World Relief. Prior to World Relief, she worked at one of the largest political fundraising firms in Maryland managing fundraising for local politicians. Jenny serves as Chair of the Refugee Council USA (RCUSA) Africa Work Group, and was named one of the “50 Women to Watch” by Christianity Today.
Kent Annan is author of You Welcomed Me: Loving Refugees and Immigrants Because God First Loved Us (forthcoming, November 2018), Slow Kingdom Coming (2016), After Shock (2011), and Following Jesus through the Eye of the Needle (2009). He is director of humanitarian and disaster leadership at Wheaton College, where he leads an M.A. program as part of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute. He’s on the board of directors of Equitas Group, a philanthropic foundation focused on ending child exploitation in Haiti and Southeast Asia. Kent is a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary (M.Div.) and Palm Beach Atlantic University (B.A.).