/ 2016 speakers

Craig Greenfield

International Director of Alongsiders, Founder

Social entrepreneur, author, practitioner amongst the poor, and teacher, Craig Greenfield is passionate about communicating and living out God’s heart for the world’s most vulnerable.

Craig is the Founder and International Director of Alongsiders (www.alongsiders.org), a movement that mobilizes and equips thousands of young Christians in Asia and Africa to walk alongside those who walk alone – vulnerable children in their own communities.

He is the author of The Urban Halo, and the co-author of Living Mission. His next book, Subversive Jesus, will be published by Zondervan in April 2016.

Following the call of Jesus to the broken and abandoned places of the world, Craig and his wife Nay moved into a wooden shack in a Cambodian slum in early 2000 and began to minister to children orphaned by AIDS, establishing a ministry to help Cambodian communities care for their own orphans, eventually reaching hundreds of children. That ministry sparked the Alongsiders discipleship movement that is spreading through the developing world today.

A storyteller and inspirational speaker, Craig’s passion is to amplify the voice of the poor, communicating God’s heart for the least in churches, conferences, and colleges around the world. 

Craig is happily married to Nay, a Cambodian-New Zealander and they have two young children: Jayden and Micah. They live together in a slum community in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.