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)
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!
- “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)
- 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.
- “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”
- Evangelical Missiological Society
- Missio Nexus
- Society of Biblical Literature
- U.S. Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Mission