M. David Sills

A. P. and Faye Stone Professor of Christian Missions and Cultural Anthropology (2003)

Sills joined Southern Seminary after serving with the International Mission Board in Ecuador as as church planter and general evangelist among the Highland Quichua people in the Andes, and as a seminary professor at the Ecuadorian Baptist Theological Seminary. He also served as rector and professor of the Baptist seminary as a missionary with Global Outreach International. He is the author of The Missionary Call and Reaching and Teaching, co-author of Introduction to Global Missions, and two books on the Highland Quichua indigenous people published in Spanish by Editoral Abya Yala, Quichuas de la Sierra: Descubriendo un modelo de adiestramiento pastoral culturalmente apropiado and CapacitaciĆ³n Pastoral en la Cultura Quichua. He currently serves as a trustee of the International Mission Board and is a member of the Evangelical Missiological Society, the American Society of Missiology, and the Association of Professors of Mission.

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Billy Graham School



B.A., Belhaven College; M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Miss., Ph.D., Reformed Theological Seminary