Writing And Lectures

Book:

  1. Learning from the Least: Reflections on a Journey in Mission with Palestinian Christians, Wipf & Stock Publishers, Eugene, Oregon. To be released December 2013.

Chapter in Book:

  1. “Kenosis of Christ and the Redefinition of Nationalism and Reconciliation in Israel/Palestine,” in Mission Spirituality and Authentic Discipleship, Wonsuk Ma and Kenneth Ross (eds.). Regnum Books, Oxford, 2013.

Published Papers and Articles:

  1. “Women with a Mission.” Spirit Magazine, Eastern University, January 2013.
  2. “Christ at the Checkpoint.” Spirit Magazine, Eastern University, March 2012.
  3. “Bullets and Bibles: The Unhealthy Marriage of Missions and Militarism.” PRISM, Palmer Seminary, Fall 2010.
  4. “The Implications of Christian Zionism for Mission.” International Bulletin of Missionary Research, July 2009.
  5. “He Emptied Himself for Us: the Servanthood of Christ and Peace in the Holy Land.” Spirit Magazine, Eastern University, January 2009.

Papers Presented:

  1. “Mission and the Palestinian Diaspora.”  Evangelical Missiological Society National Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, September 25-27, 2014.
  2. “Aspects of Emerging Palestinian Mission: A Field Report.” International Association for Mission Studies Conference on Migration, Human Dislocation, and the Good News: Margins as the Center in Christian Mission, Toronto, Canada, August 15-20, 2012.
  3. “Bullets and Bibles: The Problem of the Persistent Linkage of Missions and Militarism.” National Evangelical Missiological Society, Orlando, Florida, September 2009.
  4. “A Response to Christian Zionism.”  Missions Leaders Forum, Overseas Missionary Study Center, New Haven, Connecticut, December 2008.
  5. “A Profile of Harvesters Christian Fellowship: The Challenge of an Indigenous Filipino Mission.” National Conference of the Evangelical Missiological Society, Denver, Colorado, September 2008.
  6. “Kenosis of Christ and the Redefinition of Nationalism and Reconciliation in Israel/Palestine.” International Association for Mission Studies Conference, Balaton Hungary, August 2008.
  7. “The Value of the Kenosis of Christ as a Model for Ministry in Missional Contexts of Violence: A Personal Reflection.” National Evangelical Missiological Society conference on Missions in Contexts of Violence, April 8, 2006.
  8. “The Implications of Christian Zionism for Mission.”  Pruitt Lectures on World Mission. Baylor University, November 2005.

Special Lectures:

  1. “This Man Came to Jesus: Movement towards Jesus in the Middle East.” Heartland Vineyard, Cedar Falls, Iowa, October 12, 2014.
  2. “Reflections on a Journey in Palestine.” Mennonite Heritage Center, Harleysville, Pennsylvania, September 21, 2014.
  3. “Hearing the Voice of God.” Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Amman, Jordan, July 22, 2014.
  4. “Learning from the Least: A Way forward for Western Missions.” Campolo College of Graduate and Professional Studies, School of International Leadership and Development, St. David’s, Pennsylvania, November 7, 2013.
  5. “The Spirit of God in Missions.” Burmese Baptist Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 27, 2013.
  6. “The Surprise of the Mission of God.” Methacton Mennonite Church Retreat, Spruce Lake, Pennsylvania, September 20-22, 2013.
  7. “The Surprise of the Mission of God.” Life Church, El Paso, Texas, April 2013.
  8. “Bringing the Witness of Jesus to Your Muslim Neighbor: Building on Common Ground.” Trinity Church, Amarillo, Texas, March 22, 2013.
  9. “Mission in Today’s Church.” Vincent Mennonite Church Retreat, Spruce Lake, Pennsylvania, January 2013.
  10. “Colliding Dreams: Contemporary Perspectives on Israel and Palestine.” Windows on the World Lecture, Eastern University, St. David’s, Pennsylvania, November 8, 2012.
  11. “Building or Burning Bridges: Searching for a Way Forward in Christian and Muslim Relations.” Franconia Conference Leadership Meeting, Mennonite Church, USA, Methacton Mennonite Church, Methacton, Pennsylvania, May 4, 2011.
  12. “Engaging Islam.” Wayne Presbyterian Church, Wayne, Pennsylvania, March-April 2011.
  13. “Living Stones: A Profile of Ministry to Muslims on the West Bank.” First Presbyterian Church, Watertown, New York, March 2011.
  14. “Faces of Grace: Unexpected Conversions in the Middle East Today.” Waterville Community Church, Waterville, Ohio, October 2010.
  15. “Understanding the C1-C5 Debate in Contextual Missions to Muslims.” Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California, March 15, 2010.
  16. “Learning from the Least: Reflections on Service to Muslims.” The Student Theological Society, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California, 2010, March 15, 2010.
  17. “Servanthood and Missions to Muslims.” Pastors Conference, Trinity Fellowship Association of Churches, Amarillo, Texas, October 16, 2010.
  18. “Missions in a Changing World.” Missions Training Seminar, Trinity Fellowship Church, Amarillo, Texas, May 13-15, 2010.
  19. “Building a Contextual Theology.” Pastors Training, Harvest Christian Center, Plainview, Texas, May 10, 2010.
  20. “The Palestinian Voice: What America Needs to Hear.” A panel discussion sponsored by the Bryn Mawr Peace Coalition, Central Baptist Church, Wayne, Pennsylvania, November 16, 2010.
  21. “Jesus and World Religions.” A panel discussion with Dr. David Shenk, Eastern University, St. David’s, Pennsylvania, October 27, 2010.
  22. “Learning from the Least: Insights from the Fringes into the Heart of Missions.” Craven Wilson Lectures on Mission and Evangelism, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, October 26, 2009.
  23. “The Witness of Palestinian Christians.” Windows on the World Lecture, Eastern University, St. David’s, Pennsylvania, October 25, 2008.