PhD in Intercultural Studies, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2007
PhD dissertation title: Gender in Pashtun and Pauline Communities: Insights for Development Workers
Mentor: J. Dudley Woodberry, PhD
MA in Intercultural Studies with a Specialization in Teaching English as a Second Language, Wheaton College, 2002
Diploma in Pashtu, University of Peshawar, Pakistan, 1987
BTh in Missions and Theology, Bethany College of Missions, 1982
BA in Clinical Psychology, Florida State University, 1974
The David Allan Hubbard Achievement Award, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2008
The Global Studies Award, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2006, 2005, 2004.
The W. H. Norton Award in Intercultural Studies, Wheaton College, 2002
Valedictorian, Bethany College of Missions, 1982
PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Adjunct Faculty, Dallas International University
AC5335 Perspectives on Interreligious Engagement and Localization, Summer 2023
AC 5316 Dynamics of Contextualization, Summer 2023, Spring 2022
AC5314 Modern Islamic Religious and Political Movements, Summer 2022.
AC5398 Culture and Community: Global and Local Visions for Communities of Faith, Summer 2021
Adjunct Faculty, Fuller Theological Seminary
Doctor of Global Leadership Cohort Mentor (2022 to present)
Adjunct Instructor, Missio Seminary
DM911 The Mission of God/The Mission of Christ’s Church, Spring 2019, Spring 2017
Adjunct Instructor, Zarephath Bible Institute, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Evangelism, April 12-22, 2010
1 and 2 Samuel, October 26 to November 6, 2009
Mission in Acts, March 2008
Adjunct Instructor, Fuller Theological Seminary
MR591 Encountering the World of Islam Directed Study, Spring 2008, Spring 2007
PROFESSIONAL INTERCULTURAL EXPERIENCE
Executive Director, Interserve USA, Upper Darby, PA: 2013 to 2021.
Cultural Consultant and Leadership Training, Kabul, Afghanistan: 2009-2012.
ESL/EFL Specialist, Central Asian Development Agency, Kabul, Afghanistan: 2002 to 2004.
Director of the International English Language Institute (IELI), Peshawar, Pakistan: 1996 to 2002.
Dean of the College, Bethany College, Bloomington, Minnesota: 1994 to 1996.
Liaison Officer, Serving Emergency Relief and Vocational Enterprises (SERVE), Peshawar, Pakistan: 1992 to 1993.
Acting Director, The Afghan Eye Hospital, Peshawar Pakistan: 1989 to 1992.
Liaison Officer, Shelter Now International, Peshawar, Pakistan: 1987 to 1989.
Outpatient Counselor, Solving Problems of Alcohol and Narcotics (SPAN), West Palm Beach, Florida: 1975 to 1977.
“Continuing the Conversation: The WEA Global Review Panel’s Report in the light of the FOBAI Principles and Postcolonial Theological Praxis and Discourse.” Islam and the Bible: Questioning Muslim Idiom Translations. Edited by Ant Greenham and Ayman Ibrahim. Brentwood, TN: B & H Publishing, 2023.
Review of “Monotheism, Intolerance, and the Path to Pluralistic Politics” by Christopher A. Haw. 2022. In Journal of Language, Culture, and Religion 33(2):91-94.
God’s Promise to Hagar in Genesis 16: Rethinking a Problematic Text. 2022. In The Bible Translator 73(1):73-88.
Moving Beyond: Frontier Missions in our Post-Colonial World. 2019. In International Journal of Frontier Missiology 36(4): 189-200.
Life Together: An Integrated Approach to Introducing Muslims to Jesus. 2017. In The Online Journal of the Zwemer Center for Muslim Studies. Link: http://www.zwemercenter.com/life-together-an-integrated-approach-to-introducing-muslims-to-jesus/
Starting Points: Approaching the Frontier Missiological Task. 2016. In International Journal of Frontier Missiology 33(3): 93-100.
The Kingdom of God: A Biblical Paradigm for Mission. 2015. In Understanding Insider Movements: Disciples of Jesus within Diverse Religious Communities. Edited by Harley Talman and John Jay Travis. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library. Pp.173-180.
Review of “A Theological Analysis of the Insider Movement Paradigm from Four Perspectives: Theology of Religions, Revelation, Soteriology and Ecclesiology”. 2015. In Understanding Insider Movements: Disciples of Jesus within Diverse Religious Communities. Edited by Harley Talman and John Jay Travis. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library. Pp.639-649.
Review of “Missionary Methods: Research, Reflections, and Realities”. 2015. In Evangelical Missions Quarterly 51(1)
Review of “Grassroots Asian Theology: Thinking the Faith from the Ground Up”. 2014. In International Journey of Frontier Missiology 31(3):158-159.
Discovering the Unseen: A Journey into the Heart, Mind, and World of God. 2014. Upper Darby, PA: Interserve USA.
Discipleship: Transforming Worldview and Culture. 2014. In Discipleship: Reclaiming Mission’s Strategic Focus. Edited by Dr. Melanie McNeal. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Grassroots Mission Publications. Pp.116-139.
Review of “The Insanity of God: A True Story of Faith Resurrected”. 2013. In Evangelical Missions Quarterly 49(4):499-501.
My Mother’s Sons: Managing Sexuality in Islamic and Christian Communities. 2013. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library.
The Necessity of Field Research. 2012. In International Journal of Frontier Missiology 29(2):104-105
Revisiting “Son of God” in Translation: Reading Acts, Luke, and Matthew in Historical and Biblical Context. 2012. In St. Francis Magazine 8(2):189-212.
Review of “A Theological Analysis of the Insider Movement Paradigm from Four Perspectives: Theology of Religions, Revelation, Soteriology and Ecclesiology”. 2011. In International Journal of Frontier Missiology 28(4):204-209
Integral Mission and the New Mission Applicant: Absorbing the Positive without Neglecting the Essential. 2011. In International Journal of Frontier Missiology 28(2):51-55.
“Son of God” in Biblical Perspective: A Contrast to David Abernathy’s Articles. 2010. In St. Francis Magazine 6(3).
Toward More Meaningful Interaction: Rethinking How We Articulate the Gospel. 2009. In International Journal of Frontier Missiology 26(1):37-43.
The Sharia of God: A Contextual Bridge for Islamic Contexts. 2008. In Evangelical Missions Quarterly 44(3).
Gender in Pashtun and Pauline Communities: Insights for Development Workers. 2007. PhD Dissertation.
Things Just Happened. 2005. In Reach Out: The Bulletin of the Episcopal Church Missionary Community 28(1).
Things Just Happened: Reflections on Strategic Planning. 2003. In Evangelical Missions Quarterly 39(4).
Free to Live under the Law: A Model for Islamic Witness. 2002. In Evangelical Missions Quarterly 38(4).
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