Saturday, March 31, 2012

Bob Mitchell: Mapping a theology of change for Christian development organizations

Rev Bob Mitchell is a UCA Deacon. He has a strong interest in international development work, arising out of projects in East Timor. Bob joined World Vision Australia in 2009. He has been a lawyer for more than 20 years, and was a Tax Partner at Price Waterhouse Coopers for 14 years. He presently serves on the Executive of World Vision Australia.

Having a long-term interest in the not-for-profit sector, Bob has served as a board member of several not-for-profit organisations including BlueCare, the Timor Children's Foundation, and The PwC Foundation. He is a member of the Federal Attorney-General's International Pro Bono Advisory Group, and is a Director of Western health.

Bob has been studying theology for many years, and is an ordained minister. He is presently undertaking doctoral studies examining the role and integration of faith in the work of development organisations. An excellent paper, Mapping a theology of change for Christian development organizations, is available online (scroll down the web page - Bob's paper is the last one on the list.

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