James E. Ehrman, M.A.R.
Affiliate Professor of World Christianity
Jim Ehrman is the Executive Director of Love146, an organization working toward the end of child trafficking and exploitation. Before joining Love146, Jim served as the Executive Director of the World Christianity Initiative at Yale. In that role he aided both Yale University and the Western Church at-large in its engagement with the explosive growth of the worldwide Church. Inspiration for that focus stemmed from his years spent as a commissioned service worker and later as Director of Global Ministries for the Evangelical Congregational Church, a role in which he facilitated a world-wide service workforce, relationships with several hundred international churches, as well as relief and development works in five nations. Jim also serves as a Research Associate at the Rivendell Institute at Yale
He has been teaching at Evangelical since 2006. His courses include: Culture, Context and Mission, World Christianity, and Theology of Mission and other Religions.
Jim has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from The Pennsylvania State University and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Yale University with a Masters of Arts in World Christianity and Mission. He is currently pursuing his PhD at Eastern University.
Jim has two children and is married to Aiyana, who is the founder and co-director of Imagine Goods, a socially conscious clothing and housewares supplier which works in Cambodia offering employment opportunities to marginalized and at-risk families.