Dr. Joel Hunter
Evangelical Christianity / Religion
Started by 11 people in 1972 in the “north land” of Orlando, Northland was recently named one of “America’s 50 Most Influential Churches” by Church Growth Today. Since June 1985, Dr. Hunter has served as senior pastor. During his tenure, the church has grown from 200 faithful souls to a congregation of 12,000.
Dr. Hunter is also partnering with other groups to accomplish common goals. He is working with respected members of the scientific community to call attention to human-caused threats to the environment. Additionally, as a delegate to the US-Islamic World Forum held in Doha, he is seeking to build a dialog between Muslim and Christian communities. Grist magazine named him among the top 15 religious environmental leaders in the world, along with the Pope and the Dali Lama.
- Can We vs. Will We
- Current State of the World
- Ending Poverty vs. AIDS
- Evangelical Christianity's Problematic Moral Focus
- Extreme Poverty is connected to Climate Change
- Greatest example of Humanity in action
- Incredible life changing moment in Africa
- Interfaith Partnership and Cooperation
- Role of Christianity in Ending Extreme Poverty
- Taking care of the earth, Expanding Pro-Life
- The Problem with Christians Today
- The Weak will Save the Strong
- What will you tell your grandchildren is the reason for you doing this work?
- What would you say to working class skeptics?
- Why do evangelicals resist interfaith cooperation?
- Would you keep doing this work even if you knew it wouldn't make a difference?