Dr. Darrell Guder
Henry Winters Luce Professor of Missional and Ecumenical Theology Emeritus
Dr. Darrell L. Guder is the Henry Winters Luce Professor of Missional and Ecumenical Theology Emeritus and Interim Director of the Center for Church Planting and Revitalization at Princeton Theological Seminary. An ordained Presbyterian minister (PCUSA,) he has worked in administration and teaching at the Karlshöhe Ludwigsburg, Fuller Theological Seminary, Whitworth University, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Columbia Theological Seminary, and Princeton Seminary. He is the author of Be My Witnesses: The Church’s Mission, Message, and Messengers (1985), The Incarnation and the Church’s Witness (1999), The Continuing Conversion of the Church (2000), and Called to Witness; Doing Missional Theology (2015); translator of several German academic works; and coordinator and editor of the Gospel and Our Culture Network’s research project, Missional Church: A Vision for the Sending of the Church in North America (1998).
Assistant to the Director
Sarah Ann Bixler is the Assistant to the Director of the Center for Church Planting and Revitalization and a PhD student in practical theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. Her doctoral work focuses on Christian education and formation. She previously worked as a youth minister, middle judicatory administrator, classroom teacher, residence director and curriculum writer, and was a founding member of Eastside Church in Harrisonburg, VA. Sarah is an active part of Mennonite Church USA, where she currently serves on the Journey Forward visioning process writing team.
“One of the biggest lessons I learned was how to be charitable to views other than my own. Christian charity was shown to me, not just in the readings for class, but from the professors, and the Seminary community.”