International Urban Issues
Timothy Svoboda is currently the International Urban Missions Director for Youth With A Mission and also serves as the City Coordinator for YWAM San Francisco. Tim, his wife and children served in India from 1983 to 2007. Tim was the National Director for YWAM India, the South Asia Urban Ministry Coordinator and the Chennai City Coordinator. YWAM Chennai (www.ywamchennai.org) has developed into a decentralized movement of 17 focused teams that are living incarnationally and reaching out to leprosy patients, slum dwellers, university students, urban middle class people, Muslims, and into other sectors of society. Tim also was one of the founders for Chennai Transformation Network (www.ctn.org.in), which is a movement that unites the Christians of the city for transformational ministry. Tim and his family currently live in San Francisco giving leadership to the ministry of YWAM there and around the world in cities.