Dennis Ahern

Dr. Dennis Ahern currently serves as WorldVenture’s pastoral counselor, providing member care to workers in many locations. He and his wife Denise have been involved in missions for 43 years, including serving in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, and the Philippines from 1981–1995 and then serving as WorldVenture’s southwest regional director from 1995–2004. He received his BA from Lewis and Clark College with a major in religious studies, his MDiv from Western Seminary in pastoral studies, his ThM in missiology from Fuller Seminary, and his DMin from Bethel Seminary in congregational and family care.

Supporting Article

Chinese Culture and the Ethos of Suffering in the Chinese Church

Ahern addresses the Chinese understanding of suffering for Christ, its place in the lives of three well-known Chinese pastors, and the place it should have in the lives of Chinese Christians today.