the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

M. David Sills

A. P. and Faye Stone Professor of Christian Missions and Cultural Anthropology (2003); Director of Global Strategic Initiatives and Intercultural Programs

Dr. 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. Dr. Sills 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 Capacitación Pastoral en la Cultura Quichua. Among his professional memberships are the Evangelical Missiological Society, the American Society of Missiology, and the Association of Professors of Mission.

M. David Sills

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B.A., Belhaven College; M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Miss., Ph.D., Reformed Theological Seminary
That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.