Brian Humphreys is a community economic development professional who is passionate about enhancing local churches’ capacity to love their neighbors. He first trained to be a missionary pilot, but soon became aware of the growing struggle for households to attain living-wage jobs. He is both an academic and a practitioner, executing projects in the community while training the next generation of Christian leaders and servants. Brian cares deeply about the intersection of Christian peacemaking and the global challenge of economic inequality. He is the director and chair of the School of Global Studies at Northwest University in Kirkland, Washington.