Viv Grigg

Viv Grigg is a New Zealander and a prophetic voice among the poor of the slums, focused on multiplying poor people’s churches and community organizations in Manila, Kolkata, S.o Paulo, and Los Angeles. He has catalysed networks of communities of workers (apostolic orders) in the slums of over forty emerging mega-cities, creating a plethora of organizations that transform poverty. Viv Grigg is the author of Companion to the Poor, Spirit of Christ and the Postmodern City, Slumdwellers’ Pedagogy, among others. These have been seminal for new paradigms of incarnational mission among the urban poor, the new Western apostolic orders, transformative city-wide revival, and economic discipleship. Viv Grigg is Professor of Urban Leadership at William Carey International University, multiplying the MA in Transformational Urban Leadership in universities globally (

Books by this author

  1. Relentless Love
    Relentless Love