Marty Schmidt has been teaching at the Hong Kong International School for 27 years. He has pioneered the integration of service learning projects into the curriculum of Humanities courses and contributed to the development of a wide-ranging programs at HKIS. From 1999-2014, Marty also worked with LCMS World Mission, serving as a liaison between HKIS and the broader Asian ministry, including leading frequent mission trips and service learning workshops. In 2009, Marty completed his doctoral program in social conscience education. Marty is a committed student of Cynthia Bourgeault, and in the last five years has sought to combine his social conscience instruction with spiritual practices. You can follow Marty’s Social Conscience and Inner Awakening blog here.
"Exciting? The message is electrifying. Ilia is an extraordinarily gifted conduit/messenger. I am blessed to be on board and participate, even so meagerly, in the work of expanding and strengthening the outreach of this net(work)."