Al Tizon


 Al Tizon

E-mailatizon@eastern.edu
Address6 E. Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA 19096
Phone610-896-5000
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Assistant Professor of Evangelism and Holistic Ministry, Palmer Theological Seminary

Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley,
M.A., (Church Leadership Studies): Vanguard University of Southern California, Costa Mesa, CA,
B.A., Vanguard University of Southern California,

A native of the Philippines, Dr. Al Tizon is a licensed minister in the Evangelical Covenant Church who from 2001 till 2006 served as lead pastor at Berkeley Covenant Church in Berkeley, CA. He is the author of Transformation after Lausanne: Radical Evangelical Mission in Global-Local Perspective (Regnum 2008) and co-author of the upcoming book, Linking Arms, Linking Lives: How Urban-Suburban Partnerships Can Transform Communities (Baker Books 2008).

Al has extensive experience as a missionary and community organizer, primarily in the Philippines with Action International Ministries from 1989 to 1998. From 1993-98, he served as the founding director of LIGHT Ministries, a Filipino community development organization committed to helping churches engage in holistic ministry among the poor.

In addition to teaching, Al serves as the Director of Word and Deed Network, a ministry of Evangelicals for Social Action/Sider Center that derives its name from Matthew 9:35 and is dedicated (as with LIGHT in the Philippines] to equipping and empowering local congregations to do holistic ministry in their communities. Al is a member of the American Society of Missiology; the Academy of Evangelism in Theological Education; and the Institute for the Studies in Asian Church and Culture.



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