Publications

Dissertations

“La Laïcité à la Française: French ‘Secularism’ from the Sixteenth-Century Reformation and Wars of Religion to Contemporary Challenges in the Twenty-First Century.” PhD (Intercultural Studies), Columbia International University.

An Assessment Of Pre-Field Missionary Preparation Of Cross-cultural Church Planters …”   Doctor of Ministry (Missiology), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School                  

http://www.tren.com/e-docs/search.cfm?p006-1426

Books

Crossing Cultures: Preparing Strangers for Ministry in Strange Places (Wipf & Stock, 2019)

Urban Church Planting: Journey into a World of Depravity, Density, and Diversity

(Resource Publications, 2019)

Une introduction aux thèmes bibliques: Une introduction à la théologie biblique (translator)

https://tinyurl.com/y7ykv7gp

L’évangélisation dans l’évangile de Jean: Apprendre l’évangélisation de Jésus (translator)

https://tinyurl.com/y6t92swr

Journal Articles

“Islamic Headscarf Affair of 1989: A Window for Understanding the Muslim Immigration Crisis in France.” Evangelical Missions Quarterly (scheduled for April 2020).

“Secularization and Laïcité in France: What Cross-Cultural Workers Should Know About French Resistance to the Gospel.” Evangelical Missiological Society Occasional Bulletin (Spring 2019).

“The Challenge of Missions in the 21st Century.” Lausanne World Pulse (April 2008).

 www.lausanneworldpulse.com/perspectives.php/924/04-2008.

“Christian Against Christian: Persecution in Lebanon.” Frontline Magazine (March/April 2008).

“China: Missiological Challenge for the 21st Century. ” Frontline Magazine (September/October 2004)–under pen name “Ai Zhong.”

“Toward a Theology of Worship” (Fall 1997); “In Search of Community” (Spring 1998), Calvary Baptist Theological Journal.

 Book Reviews

Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear. Matthew Kaemingk. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2018, in Missiology: An International Review (July 2019).

Contextualizing the Faith: A Holistic Approach. A. Scott Moreau. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2018, in Evangelical Missions Quarterly (April–June 2019).

Infants and Children in the Church: Five Views on Theology and Ministry. Adam Harwood and Kevin Lawson. Nashville: B & H Academic, 2017, in Criswell Theological Journal (Spring 2019).

City Shaped Churches: Planting Churches in the Global Era. Linda Bergquist and Michael D. Crane. Sky Forest, CA: Urban Loft Publishers, in Themelios (April 2019).

Four Views on the Church’s Mission, Jonathan Leeman, Christopher J. H. Wright, John R. Franke & Peter J. Leithart.  Jason Sexton, ed.  Grand Rapids: Zondervan, in Missiology: An International Review (April 2019).

Conference Presentations

“Islamic Headscarf Affair of 1989: A Window for Understanding the Muslim Immigration Crisis in France.” 2019 EMS Northeast Regional, New York, NY.

“Historical Sketch of the Origins, Meaning, and Relationship of Secularization and Laïcité in France with Implications for Gospel Ministry.” 2018 EMS Southeast Regional, Raleigh, NC; 2018 EMS National, Dallas, TX.

“Pastoral Leadership in Global Outreach.” 2006 Heart Conference, Northland Baptist Bible College, Dunbar, WI.

“Who Can Be Saved? Accessibilism: Reassessing Salvation in Christ—An Evaluation of a (not so) New Idea;” “Church Multiplication: The Change in Today’s and Tomorrow’s Missions Philosophy and Strategy.” 2006 National Leadership Conference, Calvary Baptist Church, Lansdale, PA.

“Contemporary Missiological Challenges. ”2006 MacDonald Lectures. Central Baptist Theological Seminary, Plymouth, MN.

“Our Church has a Burden: We Want to Plant/Mother a New Church;” “How Do I Organize and Prepare Our People for Short-term Missions.” 2005 National Leadership Conference, Calvary Baptist Church, Lansdale, PA.

“Cultural Values or Biblical Imperative? Missiological Reflections on Socio-cultural Aspects of Sanctification.” 2003 National Leadership Conference, Calvary Baptist Church Lansdale, PA.

“Place of Cultural Anthropology in Missions or Looking Behind the World of Appearances;”   “Training Theomissiologists” New Paradigm for Missionary Education;” “Language Acquisition: The Sine Qua Non of Effective Cross-Cultural Ministry;” “Missionary Attrition: How to Avoid Being a One-term Missionary.” 2002 SGI Conference, Inter City Baptist Church, Allen Park, MI.