Refugee Sponsorship and Canadian South Asian Churches with Joel David

Posted: May 6, 2024

South Asians are the largest visible minority group in Canada. So who is reaching them with the gospel? In this episode, we talk with Joel David about his journey to Canada to pastor a church for South Asian Canadians. We also discuss refugee sponsorship, second-generation Canadians, and the unique challenges of reaching people from South Asia. Joel is the Lead Pastor of Asian Christian Church in Edmonton, AB. For more information about the church visit To connect with Joel about refugee sponsorship, email him at

In the pre-show, Rob, Dan, and Geoff celebrate an epic Youth Quake weekend. They also talk about how churches can welcome and serve New Canadians. For more information about the podcast, visit For questions or inquiries, please email us: If you like what you hear, please share this podcast with others, give us a review, or leave a comment.