Doctor of Missiology Program Kicks Off
with a Great Start
The first D.Miss. cohort
meets in the newly remodeled Intercultural Ministries
First D.Miss. cohort.
On June 18, 2007, 16 participants came together from
around the world (5 continents, 11 countries) to inaugurate
the Doctor of Missiology Program. The first course, Leaders
in a Global Context, led by Dr.
challenged the participants to create space in their
lives as leaders to discern divine direction and
yield to Spirit empowerment to be equipped to respond
to dynamic global realities. The second, Misseo
Dei and the Contemporary World,
taught by Dr. Joseph Castleberry and Dr.
explored the implications of a biblical theology of
missions in today’s world.
Words used to describe the learning experience included:
challenging, exhilarating, overwhelming,
exhausting, inspiring and empowering. Doctor of Missiology
participants, faculty and administrators
expressed deep gratitude to God for the privilege of
participating in this history making experience and
emerged committed to Spirit directed and empowered,
innovative missiological thinking and praxis in order
to impact the nations with the gospel of Jesus Christ
because “the harvest is
Matriarchs of Missions Visit Class
During separate class sessions, three
matriarchs of missions shared their life stories and
prayed over the participants.
wife of the late J. Philip Hogan
Macey Williams, wife
of the late Morris O.Williams
Intercultural Ministries Classroom Dedicated
its new Intercultural Ministries Classroom on June
the guidance of Drs. Paul and Dene Wood,
and with the generous support of the Hyllberg family,
this state-of-the-art classroom was ready for the first
Doctor of Missiology class on June 18.
Wednesday, August 22, 2007 9:48 AM