CCU Spotlights

David Bosworth

David  Bosworth

Assistant Professor of Theology and Missions
School of Theology

  • Th.M., emphasis in Academic Ministries (Dallas Theological Seminary)
  • B.A. Biblical Studies (The Master's College)
  • Ph.D. Candidate (Evangelische Theologiche Faculteit Leuven)

Email: dbosworth@ccu.edu

Phone: 303-963-3170

PERSONAL STATEMENT

I am passionate about seeing students figure out how to use their knowledge, talents and experiences to share the truth of the gospel around the world. What a blessing to know that He is at work in all corners of this globe!

SELECT PRESENTATIONS

  • “Missionary Member Care” TEAM Panel Discussion (Littleton, CO in 2016)
  • “Insider Movement Perspective Considered through the Lens of Social Scientific Criticism of the New Testament” Evangelische Theologische Faculteit Colloquium (Leuven, Belgium in 2016)
  • “The Controversial Complications of Missional Leadership by Millennials” Evangelical Missiological Society National Conference Paper (Dallas, TX in 2015)
  • “Beyond Excellence in Short Term Mission to Cohesion” Missio Nexus Mission Leader’s Conference (Atlanta, GA in 2014)
  • “More Than Just Prayer - Risk Analysis for the STM Trip Coordinator”  
  • “When Things Go Wrong in the Field - Risk Management for the Worst Case Scenario” National Short Term Mission Conference (Tucson, AZ in 2012)
  • “Short Term Mission from the Majority World: Assimilating Effective Intercultural Teams” Paper co-authored with Lorraine Bosworth
  • Evangelical Missiological Society Annual Conference (Broomfield, CO in 2008)

PROFESSIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS

  • U.S. Director of Zodhiates International New Testament Study Center (2011- present)
  • Plan and host study tours of Greece, focused on Acts and Pauline Epistles. Developed online curriculum using biblical land of Greece to train missionaries.
  • Executive Director of Short Term Mission Toolbox (2011-2016)
  • Organized and trained participants in short term mission teams to 45 countries. Traveled with teams to work among Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists and Secular Atheists.

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

  • “Inerrancy of Scripture” Review of Books, Culture, Media, Life in the 21st Century (Fall 2014).
  • “White Paper: Impact of Christian Semester Abroad on Retention, Revenue and Alumni Giving” American Bavarian Exchange (2013).
  • Youthworker Journal Online Article Series (2011).
  • “Successful Mission Fundraiser Checklist”
  • “You Don’t Need a Psychologist to Debrief Your Mission Teams”
  • “Don’t Pick the First Person Who Offers as Your Mission Team Leader”
  • “Are You Ready for a Med Evac?”
  • “Three Mission Travel Mistakes that Are Easily Avoided”
  • “Four Ways You Don’t Want to Save Money on Your Mission Trip”
  • “How to Find the Best Short-Term Mission Search Engines Online”

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • Evangelical Missiological Society
  • Missio Nexus
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • U.S. Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Mission

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