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Today on The Pursuit: Audrey Assad
Audrey Assad is an award winning songwriter and musician. She has been named on Amazon’s Best Christian Music list and iTunes Christian Breakthrough Album. And if you’ve ever heard her sing, then you will know why she has received the accolades she has. As the daughter of a Syrian refugee, she was raised in a bi-racial home and takes us through her journey from an oppressive fundamentalist church through starting her own label, Fortunate Fall Records.
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Richard Lee is a sought-after speaker on issues of justice and the Church, speaking at churches across the nation for the last 20 years. His TEDx talk “Slavery Still Exists. Here’s How to End It.” can be found on the TED.com website.
Richard works for International Justice Mission, training and equipping staff and survivors to carry the message of ending injustice to the global stage. He also serves as the Director of Advancement for the Asian America Christian Collaborative. Before joining IJM, Richard served 20 years in pastoral ministry at churches like Liquid Church and Bethany Well Church in New Jersey. In addition, he currently serves as an advisory board member for One Days Wages & pastoral faculty at Highrock Church in Boston. (All views expressed are his own.)
Richard received his degree in Mathematics from Columbia College (NYC) and his master’s of divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He resides in New Jersey with his wife Theresa and their two children.
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