Congratulations to our 2022 Freestarter Award recipient, David M. Bailey

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Founder and Chief Vision Officer of Arrabon

David M. Bailey

David M. Bailey is a public theologian, cultural anthropologist, and catalyst focused on building reconciling communities. David is the founder and Chief Vision Officer of Arrabon, a ministry that inspires and equips the U.S. Church to pursue racial healing and reconciliation in their communities. He is also the co-author of the study series, A People, A Place, and A Just Society; the executive producer of the documentary 11am: Hope for America’s Most Segregated Hour and the Urban Doxology Project; and is rooted at East End Covenant Fellowship serving on the preaching team. David’s greatest honor in life is to be married to his wonderful wife, Joy.

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