Our Mentors

Leroy Barber

Leroy Barber has dedicated more than 25 years to eradicating poverty, confronting homelessness, restoring local neighborhoods, healing racism and living what Dr. King called “the beloved community.” Dr. Barber is the Co-Founder and Director of the Voices Project, College Pastor at Kilns College, and the Director of @HopeMob. Rev. Barber is also on the boards of The Simple Way, Missio Alliance, The Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN) and the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA). He is the author of four books, including New Neighbor: An Invitation to Join Beloved Community; Everyday Missions: How Ordinary People Can Change the World; Red, Brown, Yellow, Black and White: Who’s More Precious In His Sight?; and Embrace: God’s Radical Shalom for a Divided World. He was a contributing author to Tending to Eden, by Scott Sabin, and the groundbreaking book UnChristian: What a New Generation Thinks About Christianity and Why It Matters, by David Kinnaman and Gabe Lyons. Leroy has been married to Donna for the past 31 years and together they have six children.