Rev. Kim Reisman
Kimberly Reisman is Executive Director of World Methodist Evangelism, a ministry that brings the global Methodist/Wesleyan family of Christians together around the work of multiplying witnesses for Jesus Christ. An author, pastor, teacher and theologian, Kim is a frequent speaker, focusing on evangelism, spiritual formation, women’s ministries, leadership development and the intersection between faith and culture. She is an elder in the United Methodist Church and has written numerous books, most recently, The Christ-Centered Woman: Finding Balance in a World of Extremes (2013, Abingdon Press).
You can read Kim’s blogs here on Mondays and Wednesdays and can find a variety of her work both here and at the World Methodist Evangelism website.
Born in Gulfport, Mississippi, Kim lived in California, Tennessee, Georgia, Ohio and Connecticut before moving to Indiana in 1993. She received a Bachelor’s Degree from Emory University, a Masters of Divinity from Yale Divinity School, and a PhD in theology from Durham University in the United Kingdom.
Kim serves on the World Methodist Council Steering Committee, is a senior Harry Denman fellow, and an Adjunct Professor at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, Washington, and United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.
Kim lives with her husband, John, in West Lafayette, Indiana. They have three adult children, Nathan, Maggie and Hannah.