03 Jan Episode 77 | Redemptive Pitch Deck
According to recent research there are some trends that highlight challenges regarding church attendance, church funding and church relevance. Jake Abraham and Dan Mackett joined the show today to discuss a marketplace solution that help church increase impact, revenue and work towards social good.
Sunish “Jake” Abraham was born in India and raised in India and the Philippines. After completing his engineering degree in Portland, Oregon, he served for two years with India Campus Crusade for Christ in Bangalore, India. On returning to Portland, he worked at a technology company while attending Multnomah Biblical seminary.
In 2001, Jake and his wife Julie moved to Melbourne, Australia with Cru (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ) to lead the launch of movements on campuses around the city. In 2008, they moved to Cru’s headquarters in Orlando, Florida to serve with global leadership in South and Southeast Asia.
In 2011, Jake founded IndUS Forum, a think tank that works with the Indian American community, the Indian government and the US government. In 2017, Jake and his family moved into the Washington DC area, to serve in partnership with churches and leaders as they pursue Gospel transformation in the city.
Jake currently serves with Cru in partnership with One Heart DC, trusting God to see the Gospel transform lives, communities and the DMV. Jake also serves as President of the IndUS Forum, on the leadership of the Advance
Initiative church planting network and as a senior fellow at the Sagamore Institute. He lives with his wife and four children in Northern Virginia.
After graduating from the University of Wisconsin with degrees in marketing and supply chain management, Dan spent 2 years as a management consultant in Chicago and Madison. After consulting, Dan and his wife Alyssa moved to Washington DC for Dan to serve as International Justice Mission’s College Mobilization Manager.
In this role, he has helped lead over 90 IJM Campus Chapters around the country as they follow God’s call to seek justice for the oppressed.
Dan is passionate about the intersection of evangelism, justice, and entrepreneurship; he has had a vision for Redemption Collective for the last 4 years. As God has opened doors to bring this vision to life, he is very excited to start serving as co-founder.