Greg Leffel: Greg brings a variety of academic and professional experiences to his work with One Horizon including a Ph.D. in intercultural studies (Asbury Theological Seminary) with concentrations in theology, social sciences and ethics. His interest in collective action, movements of social change and globalization supplement One Horizon’s efforts to discover and evaluate new partnerships and create new programs.
Greg is author of Faith Seeking Action and co-author of The Not on Our Watch Christian Companion: Biblical Reflections on the Movement to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond. He is also founder of Communality, an innovative community of faith and action in Lexington, Kentucky.
Bill Kenney: Bill is a graduate of the University of South Carolina where he earned a B.A. (cum laude) and won the Josiah Morse Award for undergraduate work in Philosophy. He graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary with an M.Div. and is a founding member of Communality.
Bill has over ten years experience working at the grass roots level with homeless, mentally ill, incarcerated, and substance dependent populations in Lexington, Kentucky. He has considerable experience brokering relationships between these populations and persons in mainstream society. This gives Bill a unique perspective on social issues and a skill set well suited to working with a wide array of communities, analyzing proposed and ongoing programs, and network and coalition building.
Steve Pavey: Steve is an applied anthropologist, activist and artist. His scholarly interests focus on the political-economy of social problems critically examined at the nexus of structural power and community agency. This commitment to engaged scholarship, grounded in the methods and theories of community-based collaborative research, hopes to address inequities and shape more just and sustainable communities. Steve is particularly interested in the connections within his work between the arts, participatory research and community development. His current research and activism is with undocumented youth organizing for the Dream Act and immigrant rights. At One Horizon he hopes to harness these interests towards the development of a critical missiological anthropology. Curriculum Vitae