About MTSO

Joon-Sik Park

Professor in the E. Stanley Jones Chair of World Evangelism
Director, Course of Study School of Ohio

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Curriculum vitae


Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1991
M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary, 1993
B.A., Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea, 1980

Areas of expertise

Integral evangelism; missional ecclesiology; mission in global context; multicultural ministry; spirituality for ministry.

Selected published works

Missional Ecclesiologies in Creative Tension: H. Richard Niebuhr and John H. Yoder. New York & Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2007.

“Minjung Theology,” Dictionary of Mission Theology, edited by John Corrie. Nottingham, UK: InterVarsity Press, 2007.

“John Howard Yoder as a Mission Theologian.” International Bulletin of Missionary Research 30 (January 2006): 14–17.

“Evangelism and the Practice of Hospitality.” In Considering the Great Commission: Evangelism and Mission in the Wesleyan Spirit, edited by Stephen Gunter. Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 2005.

“Ecclesiologies in Creative Tension: The Church as Ethical and Missional Reality in H. Richard Niebuhr and John H. Yoder.” International Review of Mission 92 (2003): 332–344.


ME-530: Spirituality for Ministry

ME-570: Mission of the Church in the Contemporary World

ME-590: Mission of the Church in Global Context

ME-670: Ministry of Evangelism: Theology and Practice

ME-680: Biblical Paradigms for the Practice of Evangelism