Clive Craigen, who has been a career missionary in Chicago with Grace Brethren North American Missions (GBNAM), has been appointed to the full-time position of Assistant Professor of World Missions in Urban Ministry at Moody Bible Institute effective July 1, 2006.
Craigen has served full-time with GBNAM since May 2000, leading the world-class city initiative in Chicago. He will continue in a part-time capacity with GBNAM, focusing on mobilizing students for urban church planting in North America.
Craigen and his wife, Randi, have been involved in urban ministry for more than 16 years and have worked with numerous students from Moody and other colleges. They currently lead a student house church and are involved in training and mentoring students in hands-on, cross-cultural urban ministry via evangelistic and discipleship Bible studies, community service, tutoring in public schools and ESL programs.
The Craigens have two biological children and two adopted children and live as a multi-racial family on the south side of Chicago in a predominantly African-American community. They are committed to ongoing, hands-on, cross-cultural ministry with their neighbors, friends and contacts.