Missiology

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Fuller Sermons

Who is My Neighbor? | Jose Abraham

Jose Abraham preaches on the Parable of the Good Samaritan and shares a missiological perspective on what it looks like to love the religious other.

Fuller Sermons Bill Pannell

Hope from Ashes | William E. Pannell

William E. Pannell examines how our modern cultural context influences how we interpret and respond to Christ’s trial and crucifixion.

Fuller Sermons Bill Pannell

Embracing the Cross | William E. Pannell

William E. Pannell reflects on the counter-cultural nature of Christ’s ministry and its implications for our lives today.

Mark Noll

The Bible and American History, with Mark Noll

Mark Noll discusses his newest book, which explores the reciprocal relationship between notable historical events in the United States and the interpretation of scripture during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Fuller Sermons Bill Pannell

A Grace-Filled Heart | William E. Pannell

William E. Pannell reflects on the ways in which we can embody grace in our ministry and lives.

Gary Haugen

A Just God, with Gary Haugen

Gary Haugen discusses the origins and organizational focus of International Justice Mission and reflects on the intersection between Christian faith and global justice. 

Hunter Farrell

The Meaning of Mission, with Hunter Farrell

Hunter Farrell examines the impact of capitalism and colonization on congregational mission efforts and invites us to practice radical mutuality as we redefine the meaning of mission.

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Panel | Healing and Mission

Opoku Onyinah, Elizabeth Salazar-Sanzana, and Sung-Deuk Oak reflect on the church’s role in health and healing from their respective perspectives and contexts in Africa, Latin America, and Asia in this panel discussion moderated by Erik Aasland.

2021 MIssiology Lectures

The Mission of Health

At Fuller’s 2021 Missiology Lectures, practitioners and scholars from around the world explore the church’s role in forming healthy individuals, families, and communities across the globe and throughout history.

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Saying Yes

Following God’s call to serve in global missions, Jinho Lee learns what it means to walk day by day in faithful obedience.

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Mission-in-Movement: From Culturally In Between to Bridge Persons

Enoch Jinsik Kim, associate professor of communication and mission studies, writes about the missional impact multicultural people have in and for the kingdom of God.

Juan Martinez

Juan Martínez on the “In-Betweenness” of Latino Protestantism

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In his lecture “Missiological Reflections on the ‘In-Betweenness’ of Latino Protestantism,” Juan Martínez, president of Centro Hispano de Estudios Teológicos (CHET), explains the polycentric identity of Latino protestants, who inhabit a liminal space ethnically, sociologically, and religiously.

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Q&A | Darren Dochuk and Robert Chao Romero

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Darren Dochuk and Robert Chao Romero discuss Los Angeles’s unique racial and religious history in a Q&A moderated by Dwight Radcliff.

Leopold Sanchez

Leopoldo A. Sánchez M. on Theological Approaches to Migration

In his lecture “Theological Approaches to Migration: Their Impact on Missional Thinking and Action,” Leopoldo A. Sánchez M., Werner R. H. and Elizabeth R. Krause Professor of Hispanic Ministries at Concordia Seminary, reflects on how various models of migration can shape how we understand our practice of mission and our call to love our neighbors.

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Panel | Migration, Transnationalism, and Faith in Missiological Perspective

Richard Flory, Alexia Salvatierra, Juan Martínez, Gioacchino Campese, Zayn Kassam, Jason Sexton, Darren Dochuk, Rebecca Y. Kim, and Leopoldo A. Sánchez M. discuss migration and missiology, with a focus on Los Angeles, in this panel discussion moderated by Kirsteen Kim.

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Migration in Missiological Perspective

At Fuller’s 2020 Missiology Lectures, scholars took a deep dive into Los Angeles’s unique history and culture to explore wider issues of migration, transnationalism, and interfaith engagement through a missiological perspective.

Alan Roxburgh

Alan Roxburgh on The Crisis of the North American Church

In his lecture “Mapping our Location: The Crisis of the Church in North America” delivered at the 2002 Missiology Lectures, Alan Roxburgh, founder of The Missional Network, explained the ways the North American church has become warped by social imaginaries that are incompatible with the narrative of God’s kingdom.

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Alan Roxburgh on Reforming the North American Church

In his lecture “Shaping the Journey: Reforming the Church in North America” delivered at the 2002 Missiology Lectures, Alan Roxburgh, founder of The Missional Network, spoke about the North American church’s need to reform its discourse and practices in order to become the missional church it ought to be.

Darrell Guder

Darrell Guder on Missional Communities

In his lecture “The Worthy Walk of the Missional Congregation” delivered at the 2007 Payton Lectures, Darrell Guder, then Henry Winters Luce Professor of Missional and Ecumenical Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary, urged the church to reclaim its missional vocation and its purpose as a witnessing community.

Mark Lau Branson, Veli-Matti Karkkainen

Q&A | Mark Lau Branson, Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, and Darrell Guder

At the 2007 Payton Lectures, Mark Lau Branson and Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen discussed the subject of missional ecclesiology following Darrell Guder’s lecture “The Worthy Walk of the Missional Congregation.”

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Darrell Guder on Missional Leadership

In his lecture “Formation of the Congregation for Worthy Walking” delivered at the 2007 Payton Lectures, Darrell Guder, then Henry Winters Luce Professor of Missional and Ecumenical Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary, considered the roles of church leaders in enabling their communities to follow their missional callings.