Jon Huckins is a pastor and the Co-Founding Director of The Global Immersion Project; a peacemaking training organization helping people of faith engage our divided world in restorative ways. After extensive international study and interfaith work in the Middle East, Jon focuses much of his writing, training and speaking on peacemaking, local/global engagement and activating the Church as an instrument of peace in our world.
He writes for numerous publications including USAToday, Red Letter Christians, Sojourners, and RELEVANT, is a contributing author to multiple books and has written three himself; the latest, Mending the Divides: Creative Love in a Conflicted World. His other books are Thin Places: Six Postures for Creating and Practicing Missional Community and Teaching Through the Art of Storytelling. Jon regularly speaks at churches, universities and conferences and has a master’s degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in theology and ethics. He lives in San Diego with his wife, Jan, three daughters (Ruby, Rosie & Lou) and one son (Hank) where they co-lead an intentional Christian community seeking to live as a reconciling presence in their neighborhood of Sherman Heights.