Intercultural Studies and Missions
Professor of Intercultural Studies
On Faculty since 1991
Office: BGC 209
D.Miss. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (1986)
M.Div. (Missions) Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (1983)
B.S. (Physics) Wheaton College (1977)
About Scott Moreau
Professional interests include contextualization of the Christian faith, issues related to phenomenology (folk religions, spiritual warfare), and technology in missions (especially information technology and the use of the Internet). Personal interests include reading novels and working around the house.
- Folk Religions
- Intercultural Communication
- Cross-Cultural Teaching and Learning
- Spiritual Conflict
- Trends in Missions
Membership in Professional Societies
- Association of Professors of Mission
- American Society of Missiology (Board of Directors, 2006-2008)
- Evangelical Missiological Society, National Vice President for Corporate Affairs (2000-)
- Midwest Fellowship for Missions Studies
- Sigma Pi Sigma (Physics Honor Society)
Individual: Contextualization and visual expressions of faith in majority world contexts
Collaborative: Missions use of the Internet, trends in missions
Papers Published and/or Presented
Select Recent Publications:
Terry, J. Mark and J. D. Payne. 2013. Developing a Strategy for Missions. Encountering Mission Series, ed. A. Scott Moreau. Baker Books.
“Persecution Information on the Web.” In Sorrow and Blood: Christian Mission in Contexts of Suffering, Persecution, and Martyrdom, pp. 513‐516. Ed. William D. Taylor, Antonis van der Meer and Reg Reimer. Pasadena: William Carey Library.
Moreau, A. Scott. 2012. Contextualization in World Missions: Mapping and Assessing Evangelical Models. Grand Rapids: Kregel.
Moreau, A. Scott and Mike O’Rear. 2012. “The MisLinks Story.” Evangelical Missions Quarterly 48 (2): 234-237.
“Persecution Information on the Web.” 2012. In Sorrow and Blood: Christian Mission in Contexts of Suffering, Persecution, and Martyrdom, pp. 513-516. Ed. William D. Taylor, Antonis van der Meer and Reg Reimer. Pasadena: William Carey Library.
Moreau, A. Scott and Beth Snodderly, eds. 2011. Reflecting God’s Glory Together: Diversity in Evangelical Mission. Pasadena: William Carey Library.
Moreau, A. Scott. 2012. “Comprehensive Contextualization.” In Discovering the Mission of God, ed. Michael Barnett. Nashville: Broadman and Holman.
Snodderly, Beth and A. Scott Moreau, eds. 2011. Evangelical and Frontier Mission Perspectives on the Global Progress of the Gospel. Oxford: Regnum.
Nichols, Laurie Fortunak; A. Scott Moreau and Gary Corwin. 2011. Extending God’s Kingdom: Church Planting Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. Wheaton: Evangelism and Missions Publishing Service.
Selected Academic Presentations
Evangelical Missiological Society National meeting (Dallas, TX): “Response to Jerry Rankin.” (Sept 20, 2013)
Bethlehem Baptist Church missions conference (Minneapolis MN): “Intercultural communication,” “Issues in the Global Church” and “Translating ‘Son of God’ and other Divine Familial Terms: An Overview of the Recent Controversy and Response” (Oct. 18, 2013)
Emmanuel Bible Church: “Intercultural Communication Issues in Ministry” (Sept 14 and Nov 9, 2013)
American Society of Missiology Northwest regional (Maryknoll, NY): “Evangelicals and Contextualization: Oxymoron, Uneasy Relationship, or Energetic Experiment?” (4 lectures; Nov. 1-2, 2013)
Andrews University Swallen Lectureship: “Contextualization: Assessing the Issues” (8 lectures; Feb 20-22, 2014)
Western Springs Baptist Church Missions Conference: “From Everywhere to Everywhere” (March 2, 2014)
Blanchard Alliance Church Missions Festival: “From Everywhere to Everywhere” (March 23, 2014)
Evangelical Missiological Society North Central regional (Deerfield IL): “Reflections on the Familial Language Translation Controversy from a WEA Panel Member” (April 5, 2014)