June 25, 2008 / Praxis
Chris Heuertz describes the role of education in his mission to serve the poor, including the shift in vision that inspired his community of volunteers to serve the poor relationally rather than philanthropically.
Chris Heuertz is International Director of Word Made Flesh, a community called and committed to serving Jesus among the most vulnerable of the world's poor. He has served with the community for nearly fourteen years. Heuertz is the author of Simple Spirituality: Learning to See God in a Broken World (IVP Books, 2008). He and his wife, Phileena, live in Omaha, Nebraska.