Nikole Lim is a multi-talented creative force and also the founder of Freely in Hope, a nonprofit organization that equips survivors in Africa to grow into leadership and help end the cycle of sexual violence. She is a documentary filmmaker, photographer, and now a published author with her recently-released book Liberation Is Here, which tells both her story and the stories of many women she encountered through her journeys in Kenya and Zambia. In this fascinating conversation, Nikole upends typical archetypes of Christian leadership, calls fellow Asian Americans to a deeper commitment to justice, and shares how some of the most marginalized people on the planet can teach the church about what true liberation means, just as they taught her. You won't forget Nikole once you have the chance to hear this inspiring conversation.
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Maila Kim, Co-Host
Maila is a marketing manager at IVP; she holds a B.A. in English Language & Literature and a B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of Michigan, and an M.A. in Christian Formation & Ministry with a concentration in Bible & Theology from Wheaton College Graduate School. She enjoys photography, growing and caring for her plants, and listening to podcasts such as This American Life, Invisibilia, and Unlocking Us. Follow Maila on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
Ed Gilbreath, Co-Host
Formerly an editor at IVP, Ed is currently an executive leader at Christianity Today; he earned his bachelor’s in communication arts from Judson University and a master’s in philosophy of history from Olivet Nazarene University. He is also the author of two IVP books: Reconciliation Blues and Birmingham Revolution. Ed loves listening to an eclectic mix of music, reading narrative nonfiction books on American history and pop culture, and taking long walks while listening to podcasts such as NPR’s How I Built This, The Daily, Pass the Mic, and CT’s Quick to Listen. Follow Ed on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.