JCA 2019 Workshop Speaker

Lawrence Ko

National Director of Singapore Centre for Global Missions

Lawrence Ko has been a pastor, social entrepreneur, corporate trainer and missions director in Asia for the past 29 years. Lawrence founded Asian Journeys Ltd, a social enterprise, to network and nurture young leaders towards a vision of a creative and responsible community. He has organized urban missions projects as well as environmental stewardship efforts in various parts of Asia. His book “Can the Desert be Green? Planting Hope in the Wilderness” was published on Earth Day in 2014 to encourage Christians to be good stewards of the environment and priests of God’s creation. He researches on Asian cultures and urbanism and is the editor of Ethnic Rhythms: Life in the A Global City (2015) as well as Urbany: Gospel at Street Level, SCGM Urban Missional Business Journal (2017).  He serves as Director of the Asia Evangelical Alliance’s Mission Commission and also on the executive committee of Asia Lausanne Committee for World Evangelisation.