Animate: Practices -- Meet the Voices

Enuma Okoro
Service: The Needs Right in Front of You

Born in New York City, Enuma Okoro is a Nigerian-American author and speaker raised in four countries on three continents. Her academic background and training is in Psychology, Communications, Theology, and Counseling. She is a former Editor-in-Chief for SpotLight™ Quarterly Magazine, a certified Spiritual Director in the Ignatian tradition, and she holds a Master of Divinity degree from Duke University Divinity School, of which she is the former Director for the Center for Theological Writing. Enuma has written two books and co-authored two others. Her first book, The Reluctant Pilgrim: A Moody Somewhat Self-Indulgent Introvert's Search for Spiritual Community, was recognized by USA Book News as a 2010 Best Books Award-Winning Finalist in "Religion-Christianity."

Doug Pagitt
Community: An Unexpected Family

Doug Pagitt is the national director of the CANA Initiative, a collective of faith-engaged organizations, individuals, institutions, and networks that seek to embody a generous Christian ethos leading to constructive collective action in the United States. He's also the founding pastor of Solomon's Porch, a holistic missional Christian community in Minneapolis, Minnesota and a speaker and consultant for churches, denominations, and businesses throughout the United States and around the world on issues of inventive age culture, social systems Christianity, and leadership.

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