Dr. Al Tizon’s approach is that theology needs mission practice as much as mission practice needs theology. The aim of his teachings is to form scholar-practitioners who are equipped to bear witness to the gospel holistically, contextually, relevantly, and faithfully in Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and the ends of the earth.
Dr. Tizon is executive minister of Serve Globally, the international ministries of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Theological education that equips the whole church to engage in the ministry of the entire gospel throughout the whole world which is integral to his approach to missional and global leadership.
An ordained minister of the ECC, Dr. Tizon has served churches and engaged in community development work, church leadership, holistic ministry, advocacy, and urban ministry both in the Philippines and in the United States. He was formerly co-President of Evangelicals for Social Action, an activist think tank that combines holistic ministry, public policy, and scholarship.