Dr. Karen Fancher, a professor at Multnomah University, with graduate degrees in counseling and missions brings a unique perspective on how we engage cross-culturally. Join us for a discussion on how our heart attitude affects our impact.
Season: 3 Episode: 3
From a young age, Dr. Karen Fancher was fascinated by other cultures and contexts. She has served as a bilingual teacher, professional counselor, Dean of Students, and Professor. She also had the privilege to engage with churches in South Sudan, seeking to partner with them in providing community-based support for those impacted by the trauma of war. Dr. Karen Fancher is currently an Assistant Professor in the Global Studies and Master of Arts in Global Development and Justice programs at Multnomah University. She integrates the disciplines of biblical studies, professional counseling, and intercultural studies, as she seeks to help students use their gifts and passions to invest in God’s redemptive purposes in this world. She is currently researching community-based approaches to promote support and healing for those impacted by the trauma of war. She desires to support church and community leaders to be catalysts of hope and healing at the grassroots level.