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Henry Winters Luce Professor of the Theology of Mission and
Ecumenics, and Dean of Academic Affairs
||Henry Winters Luce Professor of Missional and Ecumenical Theology
Princeton Theological Seminary
||Dean of Academic Affairs
Princeton Theological Seminary
||Visiting Professor of Missional Theology, Juan International University
||November 12, 1939
|Marital and Family Status
||Married to Judith Johnson; merged family of five children; six grandchildren
||94 Ross Stevenson Circle
Princeton, NJ 08540
||Princeton Theological Seminary
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||Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
||1965, Los Angeles Presbytery, United Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Member, Presbytery of the Pacific, 1965-1977
Member, Presbytery of Pueblo, 1977-1985
Member, Presbytery of the Inland Northwest, 1985-1993
Member, Presbytery of Cincinnati, 1993-1998
Member, Presbytery of Cherokee, 1998-
||University of California, Los Angeles (History, Languages)
University of Hamburg, German (Theology, English and American Language and Literature; Pedagogy)
||University of Hamburg, 1965
||Doctor of Divinity, Jamestown College, Jamestown, ND, 199_
||Doctor of Divinity, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA, February 2008
||Schülerpastor (Evangelistic Minister to upper school students) in the Propstei (District) of Blankenese-Pinneberg, Church of Schleswig-Holstein, Hamburg-Rissen, Germany
||Minister, Department of Christian Education, First Presbyterian Church, Hollywood, California
||Dozent für Theologie, Pädagogik, Gemeindediakonie, Kirchliche
Ausbildungsstätte für Diakonie und Religionspädagogik (Lecturer in Theology, Pedagogy, and Parish Diaconics, Church Training Center of Diaconics and Religious Education), Karlshöhe Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, Germany
||Training Associate, later Assistant Director, Institute of Youth Ministries, then Director of the Institute (in partnership with Fuller Theological Seminary) and Director of Ministry Resources, Corporate Secretary, Young Life International, Colorado Springs, CO
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Whitworth College, Spokane, WA
||William A. Benfield Jr. Professor of Evangelism and Global Mission, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY
||Peachtree Professor of Evangelism and Church Growth, Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, GA
||Henry Winters Luce Professor of Missional and Ecumenical Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ
||Dean of Academic Affairs, Princeton Theological Seminary
||Visiting Professor of Missional Theology, Theology Faculties of the Universities of Bern and Basel, Switzerland
||Visiting Professor of Missional Theology, Juan International University, Incheon, Korea
Professional Membership/Academic Honors
D.D. Jamestown College, 1988
American Society of Missiology (1997-, Secretary Treasurer)
Association of Professors of Mission
International Association for Mission Studies
Association of Presbyterians in Cross-Cultural Mission
Ecclesiastical and Professional Activities
||Interpreter and Secretary for Professor Helmut Thielicke for five month American lecture and preaching tour
||Member, later Chair, Berlin Fellowship, Synod of Southern California, United Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
||Interpreter, General Council, World Alliance of Reformed Churches, Frankfurt, Germany
||Member, later Chair, Christian Education Committee, Presbytery of the Pacific, United Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
||Chief of English Language Services, General Council, World Alliance of Reformed Churches, Nairobi, Kenya
||Frequent appointments as interpreter for various meetings and events of the World Council of Churches, World Alliance of Reformed Churches, and Lutheran World Federation
||Chief of Language and Documentation Services, European Area Meeting, World Alliance of Reformed Churches, Amsterdam, Holland
||Sabbatical, Fuller Theological Seminary, Translation of Otto Weber’s Foundations of Dogmatics, 2 volumes, into English for Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
||Chief of Language and Documentation Services, Centenary Consultation, World Alliance of Reformed Churches, St. Andrews, Scotland
||Member, Committee on Preparation for Ministry, Presbytery of Pueblo, United Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
||Member, Board of Trustees, Jamestown College, Jamestown, North Dakota
||Chief of Language and Documentation Services, European Area Meeting, World Alliance of Reformed Churches, Poiana Brasov, Romania
||Chief of Language and Documentation Services, General Council, World Alliance of Reformed Churches, Ottawa, Canada
||Chief of Language and Documentation Services, European Area Meeting, World Alliance of Reformed Churches, Vienna, Austria
||Member, later Chair, Committee on Theological Education, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
||Member, Committee on Mission, Presbytery of the Inland Northwest, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
||Chief of Language and Documentation Services, General Council, World Alliance of Reformed Churches, Seoul, Korea
||Theologian in Residence, Christ Presbyterian Church, Madison, WI (3/25-30)
||Coordinating Team, Gospel and Our Culture Network
||Member, General Assembly Special Committee on the Relationship Between the P.C.(U.S.A.) and the Groups
||Director of Language and Documentation Services, General Council, World Alliance of Reformed Churches, Debrecen, Hungary
||Guest Professor of Missiology, Fuller Theological Seminary in Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO
||Secretary-Treasurer, American Society of Missiology
||Member of Core Cluster, Re-Forming Ministry Project, Office of Theology and Worship, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
||Member, Bilateral Conversation on Orders of Ministry, Presbyterian Church (USA) and the Episcopalian Church
||Director of Language and Documentation Services, General Council, World Alliance of Reformed Churches, Accra, Ghana
||Visiting Professor of Missional Theology, Theology Faculty, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
||Co-Chief, Language and Document Services, Uniting General Council of the World Communion of Reformed Churches, Grand Rapids, Michigan
||Visiting Professor of Missiology, Theology Faculties of the Universities of Bern and Basel, Switzerland
|| Theologian in Residence, University Presbyterian Church, Seattle, WA
||Chair, board of Directors, Gospel and Our Culture Network
||Chair, Advisory Board, Macedonian Ministry
The History of Belles-Lettres at Princeton: The Development and Secularization of Curriculum at an Originally Christian American College, with Special Reference to the Curriculum of English Language and Letters, published privately, doctoral dissertation, University of Hamburg, Germany, 1964-65
Be My Witnesses: The Church's Mission, Message, and Messengers, Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1985, re-issued by Academic Renewal Press, 2004
Missional Church: A Vision for the Sending of the Church in North America, editor, Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1998
Robert Benedetto, Darrell L. Guder, Donald K. McKim, Historical Dictionary of Reformed Churches, Lanham, MD & London: The Scarecrow Press, 1999
The Incarnation and the Church's Witness, [Series: Christian Mission and Modern Culture], Valley Forge, Trinity Press International, 1999
The Continuing Conversion of the Church, Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2000 [Book of the Year Award, Academy of Parish Clergy, 2001]. Translation in Korean, 2005.
Ser Testigos de Jesucristo: La misión de la Iglesia, su mensaje y sus mensajeros, tr. Carlos Alonso Vargas, Buenos Aires, Ediciones Kairós, 2000
Unlikely Ambassadors: Clay Jar Christians in God's Service, [a Bible Study for the 214th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)], Louisville: Office of the General Assembly, 2002
Exhibition of the Kingdom of Heaven to the World, Louisville: Witherspoon Press, 2007
Mission i et pluralisk samfund - hvorfor og hvordan? [To foredrag af prof. Darrell Guder holdt ved Missionskonferencen med same tema pǻ Hotel Nyborg Strand juni 2006], Frederiksberg: Folkekirkens Missions, 2007.
Helmut Thielicke, "The Resurrection Kerygma," in The Easter Message Today: Three Essays by Leonhard Goppelt, Helmut Thielicke, & Hans-Rudolph Müller-Schwefe, intr. by Markus Barth, London & New York: Nelson, 1964, pp. 59-116
Jan Milic Lochman, "Not Just One Reformation: On the Significance of the Waldensian and Hussite Heritage:" Lecture for presentation at various American institutions, 1975
Jan Milic Lochman, "The Doctrine of Justification in a Society of Achievers," Reformed World, 1979, vol. 35, no. 5, pp. 205-214
Otto Weber, Foundations of Dogmatics, 2 vols., translated and annotated, Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1981-1983
Eberhard Jüngel, God as the Mystery of the World: On the Foundation of the Theology of the Crucified One in the Dispute Between Theism and Atheism, Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1983
With Judith Guder, Karl Barth, The Theology of the Reformed Confessions, [Columbia Series in Reformed Theology], Louisville: Westminster/John Knox, 2002
Eberhard Busch, The Great Passion, translated by Geoffrey Bromiley, edited and annotated by Darrell and Judith Guder, Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2004.
Michael Welker, "Missional Existence Today," in Max L. Stackhouse & Lalsangkima Pachuau, eds., News of Boundless Riches; Interrogating, Comparing, and Reconstructing Mission in a Global Era, vol. 1, Delhi, India: ISPCK, 2007, PP. 45-59.
Eberhard Busch, The Barmen Theses Then and Now, trans. & annotated by Darrell and Judith Guder, Foreword by Daniel Migliore, Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011.
Articles and Chapters
"Who is Man and What is Love?", [Series: "Eternity Answers Playboy"], Eternity, October, 1964, vol. 15, no. 10, pp. 23-25
"The Merger of the Reformed Families: Is It Significant for Missions?," World Vision Magazine, November, 1971, vol. 15, no. 10, pp. 10-12
"Die Jesus People begegnen der Kirche," Evangelische Kommentare, January, 1972, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 24-26
"Jesus People und Kirche," in Anstoß + Argumente [Journal of the Evangelisches Jugendwerk in Österreich], March, 1972, pp. 8 & 10
"Freude über die geistliche Einheit der Gemeinde Jesu," in Evangelisches Allianzblatt, 5/73, pp. 71-75, 78
"Erprobung des Modellenentwurfs 'Abgelehnt werden - angenommen werden,'" chapter III in F. W. Bargheer & H. B. Kaufmann, eds., Thematischer Kindergottesdienst in der Erprobung, Heft 4 in der Reihe "Kindergottesdienst heute," Münster/Westfalen: Comenius Institut, 1973, pp. 38-80
"Das geistliche Wort," a series of five meditations for Männliche Diakonie [bi-monthly journal of the Deutsche Diakonenschaft], April, June, August, October, December, 1974
"Volkskirche und Freiwilligskeitskirche: Gedanken eines amerikanischen Presbyterianers," in Arbeit und Besinnung (Zeitschrift für die Evangelische Landeskirche in Württemberg), 1 July 1984, vol. 28, no. 13, pp. 25-27
"Kooperation zwischen Pfarrern und anderen hauptamtlichen Gemeindearbeitern: Beobachtungen und Thesen," in Arbeit und Besinnung, 1975
"Notiz zu Studentenauswertungen des Unterrichts," Die kontaktlinse, June, 1975
"Institute of Youth Ministries," Theology News and Notes, Fuller Theological Seminary, December, 1977
"Young Life Links Up With Seminaries," Young Life Outlook, January, 1981, vol. 5, no. 1, p. 12
"The Youth Minister as Theologian: The Incongruous Necessity," Reformed Review, vol. 39, no. 3, Spring 1986, pp. 215-221
Foreword for Charles van Engen, You Are My Witnesses, [Series: On the Way], New York: Reformed Church in America, 1992
"Integrating Evangelism and Justice: A New Language of Faith," in reNews, July, 1993
"Evangelism and the Debate over Church Growth," in Interpretation, vol. xvlviii, no. 2, April, 1993, pp. 145-155
"Incarnational Witness and the Church's Evangelistic Mission," International Review of Mission, vol. xxxiii, no. 330, pp. 417-428
"Locating a Reformed Theology of Evangelism in a Pluralistic World," in Milton J Coalter & Virgil Cruz, eds., How Shall We Witness?; Faithful Evangelism in a Reformed Tradition, Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1995, pp. 165-186
"The Integrity of Apostolic Ministry: 1 Thessalonians 2:1-13," Reo: A Journal of Theology and Ministry [Australia], No. 1, November, 1995, pp. 12-19
"Der Christ as Zeuge," Kuckucksei (Arbeitshilfe für offene und neue Formen der Jugendarbeit), Evangelisches Jugendwerk in Württemberg, no. 13/1, 1996, pp. 12-13
"Equipping for Mission: Teaching the Bible from a Confessional Tradition," in Scott R. A. Starbuck and Paul La Montagne, eds., Teaching the Bible: Biblical Theology as Servant to the Church (Studies in Honor of F. Dale Bruner), 1996, private distribution.
"What Does It Mean to be a Confessional Church?: Amendment B and the Book of Confessions," reNews, December, 1996, pp. 12/1-12/6
"The Missional Center of Reformed Worship," Reformed Liturgy and Music, vol. xxxii, no. 2, Spring 1998, pp. 100-104
"Missional Church: Initiating a Conversation," Newsletter of the Gospel and Our Culture Network, March, 1998, pp. 1-2
"Surrounded by so Great a Cloud of Witnesses: How the Confessions Instruct and Lead the Practice of Ordained Ministry," reForm, vol. I, no. 1, PP. 19-23, Fall, 1998,
"Missional Theology for a Missionary Church," Journal for Preachers, Advent, 1998
"A Whole New Way of 'Doing Church': An Interview with Darrell Guder," reNEWS, December, 1999, pp. 8-13
"Gospel and Culture in the North American Context: A Report," in Jean S. Stoner, ed., Preparing for Witness in Context: 1998 Cook Theological Seminar; Papers Presented in Seminars in China, India, and Japan, Louisville, KY: Office of Global Education and International Leadership Development, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), 1999, pp. 219-236
Articles on "Christlicher Studentenweltbund," "Klerus/Klerus und Laien: II. Ökumene, 1. Nordamerika," "Ehrenamt/ehrenamtlich, II. Bedeutung in Nordamerika" "Evangelisation: Nordamerika," in Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart, 4th ed., Tübingen: J. C. B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 2002- (also in English)
"The Context of the Church's Discussion of Human Sexuality," in Murray A. Rae & Graham Redding, eds., More Than A Single Issue: Theological Considerations Concerning the Ordination of Practising Homosexuals, [ATF Series 3], Hinmarsh, Australia: Australian Theological Forum, 2000
"The Gospel and Our Culture Movement: Where Is It Headed?", Newsletter of the Association of Presbyterians in Cross-Cultural Mission, No. 36, January 2000, pp. 5-6.
"God's Letters to the World," Newsletter of the Gospel and Our Culture Network, vol. 12, no. 3, (September 2000), pp. 1-3
"Growing Evangelizing Churches," chapter in Patricia Lloyd-Sidle & Bonnie Sue Lewis, eds., Teaching Mission in a Global Context, Louisville: Geneva Press, 2001, pp. 134-147.
"Arguments in the Missional Church," Presbyterian Outlook, vol. 183, no. 22, June 11, 2001, pp. 8-10.
"Evangelism and Justice: From False Dichotomies to Gospel Faithfulness, Church and Society, Nov.-Dec., 2001.
"Az egyház tanúságtétele a posztkristriánus Észak-Amerikában" ["The Testimony of the Church in Post-Christian North America"], Confessio [Budapest], 1/2002, pp. 75-83.
"Pentecost and Missionary Preaching," Journal for Preachers, vol. xxv, no. 4, Pentecost 2002, 19-25
Articles for the 4th edition of Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2002-2003: "Protestantism, historical, worldwide"; "World Council of Churches".
"The Congregational Curriculum for Missional Change," in Farkas Márta, et al., eds.ספר לכבוך, :
Tanulmánykötet Marjovsky Tibor 50. születésnapja alkalmából [Festschrift for Prof. Tibor Marjovsky at his 50th birthday], Budapest, 2004.
"From Mission and Theology to Missional Theology," The Princeton Seminary Bulletin, vol. xxiv, no. 1, new series 2003, pp. 36-54 [Inaugural Lecture as Henry Winters Luce Professor of Missional and Ecumenical Theology].
"Evangelisation im europäischen Missionsfeld," CVJM Mitarbeiterhilfe, 6.2003, Nov.-Dec., pp. 21-24.
"Encountering Barth as a Missional Theologian," InSpire, vol. 8, no. 1, Summer/Fall 2003, 13-15.
"Cross-Cultural Mission in a Time of Budget Restraints: Analysis of the 2004 APCCM Questionnaire," in Cross Culture: Newsletter of the Association of Presbyterians for Cross-Cultural Mission, no. 48, June, 2004, pp. 1-3.
"Pattern 2: Biblical Formation and Discipleship," and "Pattern 7: Pointing Toward the Reign of God," in Lois Barrett, ed., et al., Treasure in Clay Jars: Patterns in Missional Faithfulness, Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2004.
"Den missionale Kirke efter kristenheden," Kirk I mission [Ny Mission nr. 6], tr. Knud Ochsner, Frederiksberg, Denmark: Unitas Forlag, 2004, pp. 8-23
"Faith for Today," Life & Work [Editorially independent magazine of the Church of Scotland), December 2004, pp. 20-22.
"Worthy Living: Work and Witness from the Perspective of Missional Church Theology," Word and World, vol. 25, no. 4, Fall 2005, pp. 424-432.
"Global Mission and the Challenge of theological Catholicity" (Guest Editorial), Theology Today, 62, no. 1, April 2005, pp. 1-8.
"Berufung," in R. Krebs & B. von Schemm, eds., Aktivgruppen: Jugendliche entfalten Talente und entdecken den Glauben, Stuttgart: Buch + Musik, 2006, 45f.
"Leadership in New Congregations: New Church Development from the Perspective of Missional Theology," in H. Stanley Wood, ed., Extraordinary Leaders in Extraordinary Times: Unadorned Clay Pot Messengers, Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006, pp. 1-29.
"The Challenge of Evangelization in America: Theological Ambiguities," Daniel Jeyaraj et al., eds., Antioch Agenda: Essays on the Restorative Church in Honor of Orlando E. Costas, New Delhi: Indian Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge, 2007, pp. 163-175,
"The missio Dei: A Mission Theology after Christendom," in Max L. Stackhouse & Lalsangkima Pachuau, eds., News of Boundless Riches; Interrogating, Comparing, and Reconstructing Mission in a Global Era, vol. 1, Delhi, India: ISPCK, 2007, pp.3-25
"Walking Worthily: Missional Leadership After Christendom," The Princeton Seminary Bulletin, xxviii, 3, new series, 2007, pp. 251-201.
"Missional Hermeneutics: The Missional Authority of Scripture," Mission Focus: Annual Review, 2007, vol. 15, pp. 106-121.
"Missional Hermeneutics: The Missional Vocation of the Congregation - and How Scriptures Shapes That Calling," Mission Focus: Annual Review, 2007, vol. 15, pp. 125-142
"Die biblische Prägung missionarischer Gemeinden: Missionarische Ekklesiologie und Hermeneutik," Martin Reppenhagen & Michael Herbst, eds., Kirche in der Postmoderne, Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 2008, pp. 201-220
"Incarnation and the Church's Evangelistic Mission," Paul W. Chilcoate & Laceye C. Warner, eds., The Study of Evangelism: Exploring a Missional Practice of the Church, Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2008, pp. 171-184.
"Practical Theology in the Service of the Missional Church," Charles Wiley et al., eds., Theology in the Service of the Church: Essays in Honor of Joseph D. Small, Louisville: Geneva Press, 2008.
"Missio Dei: Integrating Theological Formation for Apostolic Vocation, Missiology, 37, no. 1, Jan 2009, pp. 63-74.
"Missional Church: Forschungsbericht über eine missiologische Debatte in den USA," Theologische Zeitschrift, Jahrgang 2/66-2010, pp. 185-198.
"Defining and Describing 'Mission': A Response to Charles van Engen, Keith Eitel, and Enoch Want," in David J. Hesselgrave and Ed Stetzer, eds., Missionshift: Global Mission Issues in the Third Millenium, Nashville, B & H Publishing Group, 2010, pp. 51-61
"Theological Formation for Missional Practice," in Viggo Mortensen & Andreas Østerlund Nielsen, eds., Walk Humbly with the Lord: Church and Mission Engaging Plurality, Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2010, pp. 307-312.
"Theological Significance of the Lord's Day for the Formation of the Missional Church," in Edward O'Flaherty, S.J. & Rodney L. Petersen, eds., Sunday, Sabbath, and the Weekend: Managing Time in a Global Culture, Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2010, pp. 105-117
"Theological Formation for Missional Faithfulness after Christendom: A Response to Steven de Gruchy," in Dietrich Werner, David Esterline, Namsoon Kang, Joshva Raja, eds., Handbook of Theological Education in World Christianity: Theological Perspectives, Regional Surveys, Ecumenical Trends [Regnum Studies in Global Christianity], Oxford: Regnum Books International, 2010, pp. 51-55.
"Conclusion to the Anniversary Edition: The Continuing Transformation of Mission: David J. Bosch's Living Legacy: 1991-2011," in David Bosch, Transforming Mission: Paradigm Shifts in Theology of Mission [Anniversary Edition], Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2011.
"'The Christians' Callings in the World': Pastoral Formation for Missional Vocation, in New Theology Review, vol. 24, no,. 4, November 2011, pp. 6-16.
"Evangelism and Justice: From False Dichotomies to Gospel Faithfulness," in Unbound: An Interactive Journal of Christian Social Justice, February/March 2012, http://justiceunbound.org/journal/current-issue/evangelism-and-justice
"The Nicene Marks in a Post-Christendom Church," On-Line Resource, Office of Education, Theology, and worship, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), http://www.pcusa.org/resources/nicene-marks-post-Christendom-church, 2012
"Religious Switching in the USA: Social Process or Steps of a Pilgrimage," in Christine Lienemann-Perrin and Wolfgang Lienemann, eds., Crossing Religious Borders: Studies on Conversion and Religious Belonging [Religiöse Grenzüberschreitungen: Studien zu Bekehrung, Konfessions- und Religionswechsel] , Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2012, pp. 462-476.
"Missiology," in C. Meister and J. Beilby, eds., Routledge Companion to Modern Christian Thought, Abindon: Routledge, 2013, pp. 457-467.
Eberhard Busch, Karl Barth: His Life from Letters and Autobiographical Texts, 1976; George Hunsinger, ed. & tr., Karl Barth and Radical Politics, 1976; Donald G. Bloesch, Jesus is Victor!: Karl Barth's Doctrine of Salvation, 1976, for Christian Scholars' Review, 1978, vol. viii, no. 2, pp. 165-167
Avery Dulles, S. J., The Resilient Church: The Necessity and Limits of Adaptation, 1977; C. Leslie Glenn, A Scornful Wonder: What's Right with the Church, 1977, for Christian Scholars' Review, 1980, vol. ix, no. 3, pp. 286-287
Orlando Costas, Liberating News: A Theology of Contextual Evangelization, 1989, for Christian Scholars' Review, 1992, vol. xxii, no. 2, pp. 219-222
Howard L. Rice, Reformed Spirituality: An Introduction for Believers, 1991; Robert H. Ramsey Jr. and Ben Campbell Johnson, Living the Christian Life: A Guide to Reformed Spirituality, 1992, for Theology Today, October, 1992, vol. xlix, no. 3, pp. 432-435
Charles Van Engen, God's Missionary People: Rethinking The Purpose of the Local Church, 1992, for International Bulletin of Missionary Research, April, 1993, vol. 17, no. 2, p. 80.
M. J. Coalter, J. M. Mulder, L. B. Weeks, The Re-Forming Tradition: Presbyterian and Mainstream Protestantism, Louisville: Westminster/John Knox, 1992, in Association of Presbyterians in Cross-Cultural-Mission, no. 20, June 1994, pp. 8-9
Douglas John Hall, Professing the Faith: Christian Theology in a North American Context, 1993, in Journal of the Academy for Evangelism in Theological Education, 1995
Robert J. Scudieri, The Apostolic Church: One, Holy, Catholic and Missionary, [Lutheran Society for Missiology Book Series], 1996: Charles Van Engen, Mission on the Way: Issues in Mission Theology, 1996, in International Bulletin of Missionary Research, vol. 23, No. 2 (April 1999), p. 93
George Hunsberger, Bearing the Witness of the Spirit: Lesslie Newbigin's Theology of Cultural Plurality, in Reformed Review, 53, No. 2 (Winter 1999-2000)
George Hunsberger, Bearing the Witness of the Spirit: Lesslie Newbigin's Theology of Cultural Plurality, in Association of Presbyterians in Cross-Cultural Mission, No. 39 (January, 2001), p. 10
Nicholas Losky et al., Dictionary of the Ecumenical Movement, 2002, in International Bulletin of Missionary Research, vol. 29, no. 1, January, 2005, pp. 53-54.
Stephen B. Bevans and Roger P. Schreiter, Constants in Context: A Theology of Mission for Today, Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2994, in International Bulletin of Mission, 29, no. 2, April 2005, p. 98.
J. R. Krabill, W. Sawatsky, & C. van Engen, eds., Evangelical, Ecumenical, and Anabaptist Missiologies in Conversation: Essays in Honor of Wilbert R. Shenk, Maryknoll: Orbis, 2006, in Mission Focus, vol. 14, 2006, 231f.
Else Marie Wiberg Pedersen, et al., eds., For All People: Global Theologies in Contexts: Essays in Honor of Viggo Mortensen, Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2002, in International Bulletin of Missionary Research, 31, no. 2, April 2007, p. 99.
Alan Hirsch, The Forgotten Ways: Reactivating the Missional Church, Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, 2007, in International Bulletin of Missionary Research, 32, no. 2, April 2008, pp. 101-102.
Paul Avis, A Ministry Shaped by Mission, London: T&T Clark International, 2005, in Theology Today, 65, no. 2, July 2008, pp., 275, 277.
Scott W. Sunquist and Caroline N. Becker, eds., A History of Presbyterian Missions, 1944-2007,. Louisville, Ky.: Geneva, 2008, in Church History, 79 (2010), pp 512-513.
Patrick Keifert, ed., Testing the Spirits: How Theology Informs the Study of Congregations, Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009, in Theology Today, vol. 68, no. 1, April 2011, pp. 95-97.
Michael J. Gorman, Reading Revelation Responsibly: Uncivil Worship and Witness: Following the Lamb Into the New Creation, Eugene, OR, 2011, in Journal for Preachers, vol. xxxv, no. 4, Pentecost 2012, pp. 68-71
Donald LeRoy Stults, Grasping Truth and Reality: Lesslie Newbigin's Theology of Mission to the Western World, Cambridge: James Clarke & Co., 2009, in Scottish Journal of Theology, 65 , pp. 502-503
Papers, Lectureships and Presentations (a selection)
"Gegenwärtige Jesusbilder: Die Jesus People," Lecture at the International Ecumenical Seminar, Institute for Ecumenical Research, Strassbourg, France, September 1-12, 1972
"Was richten wir als Mitarbeiter im Kindergottesdienst aus und an?" Lecture for the Landeskonferenz der Kinderkirche, Evangelische Landeskirche in Wüttemberg, Ulm, October 13, 1974
"The Re-Making of the Mind: A Commencement Address," presented at Jamestown College, May, 1978, published in Vistas and Visions, Jamestown College, Winter, 1979, vol. xix, no. 5, pp. 14-17
"What Can Young Life Learn from the Church?," presented at the Young Life Staff Congress, The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, April, 1979; later published as an Occasional Paper of the Institute of Youth Ministries, Fuller Theological Seminary and Young Life
"The Worthy Calling: The Witness of the Discipling Community," Lenten Lecture in the "Dimensions of Discipleship" Series, First Presbyterian Church, Boulder, CO, March 10, 1981
"On Not Separating the Inseparable," Lecture, Diocesan Convention, Episcopal Diocese of Colorado, St. John's Cathedral, Denver, Colorado, November 3, 1983
"The Jewett Lectures on the Theology of Evangelism," Institute of Youth Ministries, at Western Theological Seminary, Holland, MI, June 29, 30, July 1, 1987
"Eastern Europe: The End of an Era - The Role of the Church," Great Decisions Series 1990, Whitworth College, February 15, 1990
"The Incarnation and the Church's Evangelistic Mission," Inaugural Lecture, Convocation of Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, February 4, 1992; privately published by the Seminary in 1993, later published in International Review of Mission (see above).
"Good News to Celebrate," Plenary Address, Midwest Evangelism Celebration, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Chicago, September 24, 1992
"Locating a Presbyterian Theology of Evangelism in a Pluralist World," Plenary Address, Conference on "Faithful Witness: Presbyterians and Evangelism Today," Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, March 18-19, 1993; research and conference funded by the Pew Trust.
"Welcoming Exile - On Moving Beyond Christendom," Alumni Address, Western Theological Seminary, Holland, MI, May 16, 1994
"The Integrity of Apostolic Ministry," Commencement Address, Western Theological Seminary, Western Theological Seminary, Holland, MI, May 16, 1994
"Gospel Witness in Western Culture Today," (four lectures), The Lanyon Lectures, Carey Baptist College, Auckland, New Zealand, June 8, 1994; The Rattan Lectures, Whitley College, University of Melbourne, Australia, June 27-29, 1994
"Gospel and Culture in the North American Context: A Report," Lecture at United Theological College, Bangalore, India, April, 1998
Keynote Address, "The Geography of the Missional Challenge in North America," Presbyterian Consultation on New Church Development, Las Vegas, NV, November 6-8, 1998
"Auf dem Weg zu einer missionarischen Kirche: Erfahrungen, Kritik, Herausforderung," Annual Meeting of the Protestant Association of Mission Boards and Agencies (Evangelisches Missionswerk Hamburg), Friedrichsroda, Germany, September 30, 1999
"The Calling and Sending of the Church," Jack M. Lewis Lectures, First Presbyterian Church, Lubbock, TX, October 31, 1999
"What in the Reformed Tradition Impels Us to Ecumenical Involvement," Convening Meeting, General Assembly Committee on Ecumenical Relations, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY, November 3, 1999
"Towards the Missional Church: Resistance, Repentance, and Renewal," The Yost Lectures, Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, May, 2000.
"Christus bezeugen heute: Aktuelle Jugendkulturen in den USA und ihre Herausforderung für die Jugendarbeit," Studien- und Begegnungstag für Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter im Evangelischen Jugendwerk Württembergs, Bernhäuser Forst, Stuttgart, Germany, July 1, 2000
"From Survival to Significance: I. The Vocation of the Missional Church; II. The Formation of the Missional Church." The William W. Brady Lectures, American Baptist Seminary, Lombard, IL, April, 2001.
"Kirche von heute - Visionen von morgen," Treffen des Gesprächskreises "Kirche für morgen," Reutlingen, September 15, 2001 [due to 9/11 and the cancellation of trans-Atlantic travel, this lecture was read at the conference, and I participated in a question and answer session by telephone).
"Rescripting the Missional Mandate of the Church," Plenary Address, Mid-Winter Convocation, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN, January 9-11, 2002
"The Witness of the Church in Post-Christian North America," Plenary Address, Annual Meeting of the Ecumenical Study Centre, Budapest, Hungary, February 8, 2002.
"The Continuing Conversion of the Church," Leadership Conference, Alliance for Renewal Churches, Mansfield, OH, April 12-13, 2002.
"Christ: Answer to the World," Plenary Address, National Korean Presbyterian Council Annual Meeting, Princeton, NJ, July 4, 2002.
"Studies in the Gospel of John" (4 plenary addresses), Whitworth Institute of Ministry, Spokane, WA, July 15-19, 2002
"A Missional Community," Knox Church Summer, Knox Presbyterian Church, Toronto, CA, July 31, 2002.
"The Modern Exile of American Christianity," The Noroton Lecture, Noroton Presbyterian Church, Darien, CT., March 8, 2003.
"Bringing Missions Home: Missional Theology and the American Church," The Rian Lectures, Princeton Alumni/ae Reunion, May, 2003
"The Church as Missional Community," Wheaton Theology Conference, April 2004.
"Christian Mission in a Global Context," Lecture Series at the Center for Spiritual Life, Eckerd College, St. Petersberg, FL, October 12, 2004.
3rd Choon Gae Theological Symposium, Lectures and Sermon, Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary, Seoul, Korea, November 9-11, 2004.
"Recapturing the Apostolic Ethos," Mission Conference of the Baptist General Conference of Texas, Dallas, TX, January 28-30, 2005.
"The Challenges of Evangelization in America: Theological Ambiguities," Costas Consultation on World Mission, Boston Theological Institute, Boston, MA March 4-5, 2005.
"Missional Theology for the Church of the Great Commission" (three lectures), West Coast Presbyterian Pastors' Conference, Mt. Hermon, CA, April 4-8, 2005
"The Exhibition of the Kingdom of God," The Hoon Bullock Lectures, First Presbyterian Church of San Antonio, October 29 to November 1, 2005
"Christianity in Contemporary America," Gastvortrag, Pädagogisch Hochschule, Ludwigsburg, Germany, January 16, 2006
"Mission in a Pluralist Society - Why and How", Mission Conference of the Church of Denmark, Nyborg Strand, Denmark, June 8-9, 2006 (http://fkm.dk/icms/filer/outline-of-presentations-guder.pdf; http://fkm.dk/icms/filer/presentation-1-guder.pdf; http://icms/filer/presentation-2-guder.pdf)
"The Church's Kingdom Witness," Four Lectures at the Geelong Ecumenical Conference on Mission, Geelong, Victoria, Australia, July 4-6, 2006
"Incarnational Witness: Embodying God's Love for the World," Keynote Addresses, Missional Church Convocation, The Center for Parish Development, Chicago, IL, July 27-29, 2006
"Missional Theology for the Western Church after Christendom," The Wertsch Lecture on the Work of the Church, St. Paul School of Theology, Kansas City, MO September 26, 2006
"Mission, Evangelism, and the Unity of the Church," The Settles Lectures, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, November 1-2, 2006
"Walking Worthily: Missional Leadership after Christendom," the Payton Lectures, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA, May 2-3, 2007
"The Christological Formation of Missional Practice," Academie Internationale des Sciences Religieuses, Princeton, August 28, 2007
"Die biblische Prägung missionarischer Gemeinden: Missionarische Ekklesiologie und Hermeneutik," Internationales Symposion "Kirche in der Postmoderne," Alfred Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg, Greifswald, Germany, October 20, 2007.
Lectures on "The Continuing Conversion and Biblical Formation of the Church," Bishop's Convocation 2007, Central States Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, October 23-25, 2007
The Wilbert Shenk Lectureship, "I. The Missional Authority of Scripture," :II. The Missional Vocation of the Congregation," Associate Mennonite Biblical Seminaries, Elkhart, IN, November 30-December 1, 2007
Princeton Lectures on Youth, Church, and Culture, "I. The Christian's Calling: Witness with Integrity," "2. The Church's Calling: Forming Witnesses with Integrity," Institute for Youth Ministry, Princeton, NJ, April 28-30, 2008
"The Active Contentment of Worthy Living," Northeastern Wee Kirk Conference, Hancock, MA, May 7, 2008
"Riding the Missional Wave: Leading Faithful Governing Bodies," Fall Meeting of PCUSA National Leadership, Snowbird, UT, September 27-29., 2008.
The Rian Lectures: "Missional Leadership - The Challenge";"Missional Leadership: The Task," Alumni Reunion, Princeton Theological Seminary, October 23-24, 2008
"Explorations in Missional Theology," Ecclesia Conference on Forming Missional Congregations, Washington DC, March 4-6, 2009
The Guelich Memorial Lectures: "The Relevance of the Missional Church"; "The Faithfulness of the Missional Church"; (Sermon) "Worthy Walking: Practices of the Missional Church," Edina Colonial Church, Edina, MN, March 20-22, 2009.
Columbia Lecture Series: "Missional Church Theology and Praxis in the Global Church, The Presbyterian Heritage Center, Montreat Conference Center, and Adult Summer Club Program at Montreat, NC, July20, 2009
Santa Barbara Presbytery Mission Conference, "The Missional Church," Santa Barbara, CA, January 16, 2010
"Missional Theological Education" Faculty Seminar, Lutheran School of Theology in Aarhus, Denmark, January 26, 2010.
"Missional Ecclesiology and Ecclesial Missiology" (Panel Discussion), Church and Mission in the Third Millenium Conference, Faculty of Theology, Aarhus University, Denmark, Januar7b 27-29, 2010.
"Read and Meet the Author," Church on the Mall, Plymouth Meeting, PA, April 19, 2010
"Missional Leadership in a Changing Europe: A Reformed Perspective," Lecture in Budapest sponsored by the Faculty of Divinity of the Karoli Gáspár University and the Central and Eastern European Institute for Mission Studies, November 26, 2010
"The Challenge of the Christian University: Transformation by the Renewal of the Mind," Inaugural Lecture at the Opening of the Juan International University, Incheon, Korea, March 2, 2011
"Mining Karl Barth's Dogmatics for a Missional Ecclesiology," Lecture for Consultation on "Dogmatics after Barth: Facing Challenges in Church, Society, and the Academy, Driebergen, The Netherlands, March 7-9, 2011
"Gathering and Upbuilding: Preparing the Missional Community for Its Sending,"
The 2011 W. Don McClure Lectures, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA, September 26-27, 2011
"Reformed Vision in a Threatening Time," The Kyser Lecture, First Presbyterian Church of Huntsville, AL, October 30, 2011
"The Missional Church Shaped by the Reformed Tradition," Presentation for New Castle Presbytery, Bethany Beach, DE, November 15, 2011
"Advent: Marching To A Different Drum," Advent Lecture, Central Presbyterian Church, New York City, December 4, 2011
"Mission Possible: Missionsekklesiologie als Integration von Kirchenlehre und -praxis," Keynote Lecture, 43. Internationale Karl Barth Tagung, Leuenberg, Switzerland, July 16-19, 2012
"Missional Church: Fad or Future," Annual Missiology Lecture, Union Presbyterian Seminary in Charlotte, NC, February 12-13, 2011
"Mission Shaped by the Cross," Lenten Lecture, National Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.C., March 7, 2012.
"Missional Church: Fad or Future," The Whitley College Annual Mission Lecture, MCD University of Divinity, Melbourne, Australia, June 1, 2012
"Mission Possible: Barth's Missionsekklesiologie als Integration zwischen Kirchenlehre und -praxis," 43. Internationale Barth Tagung, Leuenberg/Schweiz, July 17, 2012
"The 'Missional Discussion: Sorting the Wheat from the Chaff," Fuller Seminary Luncheon, Phoenix, AZ, October 12, 2012
"The Nature of the Missional Community," and "Leadership in the Missional Community," Presentations at the Arizona Presbyteries Missional Conference, Phoenix, AZ, October 13, 2012
"The 'Missional Thing': Problematic Cliché or Timely Challenge," The Warren Lectures, University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, Dubuque, IA, October 22-23, 2012
"What, theologically, is not a missional community," "Why, theologically, start a missional community," and "How does the biblical witness shape a missional community," Presentations at the National PCUSA Church Planting Coaches Network, Tampa. FL, January 23-24, 2013
"Culture, Theology, and the Church," 5th Institute of Multicultural Ministry, School of Christian Vocation and Mission, Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ, January 25, 2013.
"Missional Integrity: Negotiating the Challenges to the Christian Movement Today," Four Conversations, 31st Presbyterian Large Church Conference, February 4-8, 2013.
"Mission Theology b. TM and a.TM [Before and After Transforming Mission," The David Bosch Memorial Lecture, Southern African Missiological Society, Stellenbosch, South Africa, March 13, 2013.
"Receiving the Reformed Legacy as 'a Vital Message for the New World of Christianity," presentation for the Symposium on Neo-Calvinism and World Christianity, Princeton Theological Seminary, April 18, 2013
Workshops and Courses (A Selection)
"Gruppenleiter und Heimleiter als Partner," Heimleitertagung der württembergischer Heimleiter, May 19, 1975
"The Theology of the Sacraments," Graduate Bethel Course, Bel-Air Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, January-February, 1976
"Theologie der neutestamentlichen Gemeinde," Intensive Block Course, Kirchliche Ausbildungsstätte Karlshöhe Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, Germany, September, 1981
"Let The Church Be the Church," Institute of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary, July, 1986
"Be My Witnesses: The Church and Its Mission," Central Washington Presbytery Retreat, Camp Ghormley, WA, October 9, 1987
"Formal Mission Education for Presbyterians," Plenary Workshop, Association of Presbyterian Mission Pastors/Directors, Louisville, December 6, 1992
"Study of the Bible for Pastoral Spiritual Formation," Pastors' Retreat, Los Ranchos Presbytery, Malibu, CA, April 14-16, 1993
Intensive Course in Theology of Evangelistic Ministry, Coptic Evangelical Theological Seminary, Cairo, Egypt, March, 1996
Intensive Course in Theology of Evangelistic Ministry, Churches of Christ Theological College, Mulgrave, Melbourne, Australia, July 1996
"The Continuing Conversion of the Church: Evangelism as the Heart of Ministry," Continuing Education Course, Princeton Theological Seminary, October 14-16, 1996
"Acts 16: Growing Evangelizing Churches," New Church Development Pastor and Spouse Retreat, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Houston, TX, May 2-6, 1997
"The Challenges and Obstacles to Mission and Witness," Annual Ecumenical Conference, Kentucky Council of Churches, Lexington, KY, June 8-10, 1998
"Missional Church," Annual Retreat of the Stewardship Council, United Church of Christ, Mohican State Park, Ohio, June 22-24, 1998
Course, Introduction to Missiology, Fuller Theological Seminary in Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO, June 28-July 10, 1998
Retreat on Leadership for the Missional Church, Albany Synod, Reformed Church in America, Albany, NY, November 20-22, 1998
Theological Study Retreat for Pastors and Elders, Mississippi Presbytery, Gulfport, MS, March 15-16, 1999
Seminar on The Mission of the Congregation, co-taught with Professor Eberhard Busch, Faculty of Theology, University of Göttingen, April to July, 1999
Workshop on Missional Church, Synod of the Sun, Dallas, TX, April 28-30, 1999
Plenary Speaker, Annual Congregational Retreat, National Presbyterian Church, (Washington, D.C.), Sandy Cove, MD, October 8-10, 1999
Workshops on Missional Church, Los Ranchos Presbytery, Irvine, CA, September 10-11, 1999
Course, Issues in Apologetics (a missional approach), Fuller Theological Seminary in Colorado, Fall Semester, Florida, 1999
Course, Contemporary Evangelism and Mission, Fuller Theological Seminary in Colorado, Daytona Beach, FL, January 10-19, 2000
"Treasure in Clay Jars: Being a Courageous Witness Within Our Culture," Conference sponsored by New Covenant Presbytery, Synod of the Sun, at St. Philip Presbyterian Church, Houston, TX, February 25-26, 2000
"Working with the Newbigin Triad," Introductory Lecture at the Consultation of the Church of Württemberg and Young Life, "Gospel Witness in Post-Christian Youth Cultures," Bernhäuser Forst, Stuttgart, Germany, July 3-7, 2000
"Conversations about the Missional Church," Continuing Education Event with Dr. George Hunsinger, Columbia Theological Seminary, September 25-26, 2000
"Why Are We Here?", Spiritual Renewal Series, St. Peter's-By-The-Sea Presbyterian Church, Huntington Beach, CA, October 21-24, 2000
Course on "Ecumenical Perspectives on the Church's Mission," The Ecumenical Center, Geneva, Switzerland, January 9-26, 2001
"Ministry in a Strange New World: Opportunities and Obstacles," Leadership Conference, ELCA Southeastern Synod Professional Leadership Conference, Gulf Shores, MI, September 17-19, 2001
"Missions Then and Now," Workshop Series and Sermon, Missouri Valley Presbytery, Omaha, Nebraska, March 16, 2002.
"Redefining Evangelism in a Post-Christian Context," Workshop for San Diego Presbytery, Chula Vista, CA, May 21, 2002.
"Mission and Evangelism in a Strange New Land," Adult Education Series, Central Presbyterian Church, Summit, NJ, October 13, 20, 27, 2002.
"Biblical Teaching for Missional Change," Continuing Education Seminar, Princeton Theological Seminary, October 28-29, 2002.
"The Missional Church in a Strange New Land," Workshop for Donegal Presbytery, Lancaster, PA, November 1-2, 2002.
"Theological Formation for Ministry in a Strange New Land," Theological Conversation, Boston Presbytery, Boston, MA, November 3-4, 2002.
"Becoming Missional: The Christendom Legacy and the Contemporary Crisis of the Church," Workshop for Seattle Presbytery, Seattle, WA, January 4, 2003.
"Youth Ministry in a Post-Christian Culture: The Theological Challenge of Mission-Field North America" (Extended Seminar), "Encountering the Bible as Missional Formation" (Elective), Princeton Forum on Youth Ministry, Mt. Hermon, CA., January 6-9, 2003
"Missional Realism in a Post-Christian Context," Continuing Education Course, Presbyterian College, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, February 17-18, 2003.
Lectures and Classes, Universities of Pretoria and Stellenbosch, South Africa, August 23-September 7, 2003
"Missional Formation" (Series), Groff Visiting Scholar, Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church, October 24-28, 2003
Intensive Summer Course: Introduction to Missional Theology, Faculty of Theology, University of Copenhagen, August 14-30, 2004
"Called As Partners in Christ's Service: The Practice of God's Mission," Lectures for the Association of Presbyterian Mission Pastors, Louisville, KY, November 30-December 2, 2005
"From Global Mission to Global Christianity: Can the West Be Saved," The Margaret Flory Lectureship, Stony Point Center, Stony Point, NY, May 19-21, 2006
"Leading the Church in Mission Field America," Winter Leadership Event of Cherokee and Greater Atlanta Presbyteries, Marietta, GA, February 10, February 24, 2007
"Dwelling with Scripture," Annual Missional Festival, Akron Mennonite Church, Akron, PA, February 17, 2007
"The Biblical Formation of the Missional Congregations," Workshop at the Northeast Wee Kirk Conference, Hancock, MA, May 6-8, 2008
Courses on Missional Theology and Hermeneutics at the Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary, Seoul, Korea, and the Juan International University, Incheon, Korea, March 2011
"From Mission as Program to Mission as Purpose," Workshop for "Mission Matters Conference," PCUSA Big Tent Conference, Indianapolis, July 2, 2011
"The Exhibition of the Kingdom of God," Workshop at the Montreat Institute for Church Leadership, Montreat, NC, October 23-27, 2011
"Proclaiming the Gospel in Europe," Workshops for the PCUSA Mission Co-Workers from Europe and Central Asia, Hotel Adonis, Antalja, Turkey, November 10-14, 2011
"Turning Toward the World: Introduction to Missional Theology," Continuing Education Course, Vancouver School of Theology, Vancouver, B.C., July 2-6, 2012
"Introduction to Reformed Missiology," D.Min. Course, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA, January 13-18, 2013
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