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Rev. Brooklyn Lindsey Named Denomination's Global Justice Advocate

Brroklyn LindseyJune 25, 2014

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio - The Church of the Nazarene has selected Rev. Brooklyn Lindsey as its global justice advocate. Lindsey is a 2001 MVNU alumna holding a bachelor's degree in Christian Education.


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This newly created position is embedded in Nazarene Youth International in partnership with Nazarene Compassionate Ministries. Lindsey will work to build partnerships with local Nazarene churches and youth ministries around issues of global poverty and justice. As the justice advocate, she will focus on developing educational resources, training, and speaking as ways to educate and engage youth in issues surrounding global poverty, as well as promoting discipleship in the Church of the Nazarene.

On her new role Lindsey commented "I want to give the global youth population a reason to care about justice and poverty issues by giving them opportunities to see their own significance and part in the larger story of God."

Dr. Jeanne Serrão, Dean of the School of Theology and Philosophy at MVNU, added: "We are so proud to have Brooklyn as a graduate of our school! She was an excellent student and is a gifted minister. We expect to see God's continued blessing upon her life and the extension of her influence for good on the lives of many young people. Congratulations on this new position!"

An ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene, Lindsey has authored and co-authored several books including Sacred Life and The Kingdom Experiment: Youth Edition. She, husband Coy and daugthers Kirra and Mya live in Lakeland, FL where Coy pastors and Brooklyn is the jr. high pastor at Highland Park Church of the Nazarene.

(The information used for this article is courtesy Nazarene Communications Network.)

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students and working adults. With a 327-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies locations throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,200 students from 29 states and 12 countries/U.S. territories.

 
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