Listen to him talk about the gospel for Syrian refugees.
Richard James (pseudonym) is a crosscultural trainer and is involved in leading church planting teams in the Middle East. He has researched collectivism, honor-shame, and patronage dynamics in a number of modern Arab communities. In addition to developing cultural and linguistic training programs, he has also mentored people adjusting to Middle-Eastern cultures and has discipled local believers.
Richard is passionate about connecting the collective nature of the Biblical texts with the collective nature of modern communities in the Middle-East, and he regularly speaks on these subjects at training conferences in the Middle-East and elsewhere.