Thursday, July 13 | 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Bank of America Tower
110 N Wacker Dr.
Suite 3975, Chicago, IL 60606
Vice President of Spiritual Formation
Jim Martin serves as IJM’s Vice President of Spiritual Formation. Jim works with IJM's global leaders as they strengthen IJM’s foundation of Christian spiritual formation. Jim seeks to equip IJM staff worldwide to do the work of justice joyfully and sustainably with ever-deepening dependence on God.
Prior to this position, Jim served as IJM’s Vice President of Church Mobilization, where he led a team working to move churches to a deeper level of understanding of God's passion for justice. Before joining IJM, Jim was a pastor at The River Church in San Jose, CA. Over the years, Jim has spoken at churches, mission events and pastors conferences all over the world.
He received a B.A. in Education from the University of Massachusetts. His book, The Just Church—a practical guide for churches to engage in life-giving justice ministry—was released by Tyndale in 2012. Jim and his wife, Jenna, live in the Washington, DC area with their three children.
You'll leave the morning equipped with powerful tools and understanding of how incorporating daily and consistent spiritual rhythms can sustain and even transform external pressures that leaders in business, ministry – and at home – face daily, and empowered to lead through seasons, change or stress in mature and vibrant ways.