Speakers 講員

Kurt Ver beek

Kurt Ver Beek is the Vice President of the Association for a More Just Society, as well as a professor of Sociology for Calvin College, where he has co-directed the Honduras semester program for the past 19 years. He graduated from Calvin College, receiving a Masters in Human Resources from Azusa Pacific and holds a Doctorate in Sociology from Cornell University.

Kurt Ver Beek 是「更公義的社會」協會的副總裁兼加爾文學院社會學教授,並於過去19年督導了加爾文學院的洪都拉斯遊學學期項目。他畢業於加爾文學院,從Azusa太平洋大學獲得人事管理碩士學位,並獲得康奈爾大學的社會學博士學位。

Jo Ann Van Engen

Jo Ann Van Engen is a co-director and professor for the Honduran Justice Studies semester abroad program of Calvin College. She graduated from Calvin College in Sociology and received a Masters in Sociology from Azusa Pacific University. She has worked for World Renew and on various development projects, including being one of the founders of AJS, and has lived in Honduras for over 20 years.

Jo Ann Van Engen 是加爾文學院洪都拉斯公義學遊學學期項目的指導與教授。她畢業於加爾文學院社會學專業,並從Azusa太平洋大學獲得同科的碩士學位。她曾經任職於多項扶貧機構,包括「世界更新」,也是「更公益的社會」協會的創辦人之一。她在洪都拉斯居住了20多年。

Kurt and Jo Ann have both written and spoken extensively on the current practice of Short-Term missions and how to do them better. They co-wrote (with David Livermore and Lisa Van Engen) Changed for Life, a curriculum for those who participate in Short-Term mission trips.

Kurt 與 Jo Ann都針對短宣如何可以做得更好有不少的著作跟演講。他們也與David Livermore 和 Lisa Van Engen合著了「改變一生」—— 一個為要參加短宣的人所設計的課程。