Hope & Courage
Overcoming Poverty in a Changing World
A Conference by Food for the Hungry

The world is in a constant state of change. Technology. Globalization. Urbanization. Global church growth. How does the church rise to the challenges of this changing world? How do we serve those who are marginalized and at risk?

Find out by joining us at the complimentary one-day Hope and Courage conference on March 21, at New City Church in Phoenix. Register for this free conference today!

The Hope and courage Conference, brought to you by Food for the Hungry, will feature dynamic speakers with vital global perspectives.

Conference speakers include: Os Guinness, author and founder of the Trinity Forum; Laurent Mbanda, bishop of the Shyia Diocese for the Anglican Church of Rwanda; and Bob Moffitt, president of the Harvest Foundation and co-founder of the Disciple Nations Alliance. These speakers will inspire you to encourage your congregation to remain faithful and engaged followers of Jesus.

Cost: Free
Date & Time: March 21 from 8 am to 4 pm.
Location: New City Church, 4333 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85012
Registration: Space is limited, so register today.


Os Guinness

Os Guinness is an internationally known writer and speaker on religion and public life. He was born in China, raised and educated in England, and moved to the United States in 1984. He founded the Trinity Forum in 1991 and is a former fellow at the East-West Institute in New York. He has also been a guest scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Studies, and a guest scholar and visiting fellow at Brookings institution. Os has written or edited more than 25 books, including No God But God, The Call, Unspeakable: Facing Up the Challenge of Evil and Doing Well and Doing Good.


Laurent Mbanda

Laurent Mbanda is bishop of the Shyira Diocese for the Anglican Church of Rwanda. He was born in Rwanda and spent his childhood years in Burundi. He has lived in many countries and studied missiology at Fuller Seminary's School of World Missions. He also holds an M.A. in Christian Education from Denver Seminary and a Ph.D from Trinity International University in Deerfield, Ill. Mbanda (he is called by his last name) serves on the boards of Food for the Hungry and the International Justice Mission. He has served as vice president of Africa Region for Compassion International.


Bob Moffitt

Bob Moffitt is president of the Harvest Foundation and co-founder of the Disciple Nations Alliance. For more than 30 years, he has developed and directed Christian organizations designed to encourage and enable Christians to demonstrate God's love, especially to margianlized people and their communities. He writes and teaches curricula designed to enable lay Christians to live out their faith in practical terms, paricularly in the context of their local churches. He is the author of If Jesus Were Mayor. He has lived, studied, traveled and lectured extensively in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America.