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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two classic lecture series, now fittingly paired, laid out a picture of a necessary missional theology for the church then and today.
Bishop Zac Niringiye, theologian, pastor, and civic-political activist, reframes our understanding of mission and teaches about the impact of migration on Christian witness.
Philip Jenkins, Distinguished Professor of History at the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University, lectures on Islam and globalization.
Martin Accad, affiliate associate professor of Islamic Studies, lecture on the impact of generalizations about Islam on public discourse