Missions


  Paul Kurtz
kurtzpaul@hotmail.com
   

Overseer

MA in Missiology (Simpson Graduate School); Bible & Theology Degree (Rosedale Bible College)

Ministry Experience – Ordained minister (1989-present); Gospel Echoes Prison Ministry (1980-1986); Rosedale Bible College Dean of Students (1992-1996); Rosedale Mennonite Missions (1996-2013, 2016-present)

Topics

  • Biblical Mandate for Missions 
  • Unreached Peoples
  • Business as Missions

Settings – congregations, leadership teams and/or local church mission teams

 

  Scott Miller
scottlamarmiller@gmail.com
   

Associate pastor of Oak Dale Mennonite Church (2014-present)

MA in Ministry Leadership (Columbia International Univ.)

Ministry experience – leading short term mission trips (esp. southeast Asia); has partnered with Wycliffe, Crossover Communications, and Serve
India Ministries

Topics 

  • Servant Leadership (1-4) workshop, retreat, classroom
  • Taste of Perspectives (1-4) workshop, classroom
  • Church Planting (1-4) workshop, classroom, worship service
  • Missional Living (1-4) workshop, classroom, worship service

 

   Joe Showalter
jrshowalter@gmail.com
   

President of Rosedale Mennonite Missions (2002-present)

MDiv (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School), BA (Ohio State University), Rosedale Bible College

Ministry Experience – pastor, Grace Christian Fellowship (1990-2002); network coordinator, Columbus Network of Microchurches (2006-present)

Topics

  • Missions, Evangelism & Church Planting (4-6):
    • Biblical Foundations                     
    • Spontaneous Multiplication of Churches
    • Jesus-Centered Missions & Evangelism
    • Strategic Principles
  • Group Bible Study Methods (3-4):
    • Discover Bible Studies
    • Manuscript Bible Studies
  • Principles & Practices for Healthy Groups (3)
  • Ecclesiology (2-3)

Settings – workshops, classrooms, retreats, small groups, lectures/sermons

 

   Richard Showalter
richardshowalter@gmail.com
   

Witness, consultant, overseer (2011-present)

DMin (Gordon-Conwell); MDiv (Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary); MTh (Univ. of Chicago); BA (Eastern Mennonite Univ.); Fuller School of Intercultural Studies

Ministry Experience – church planting (1977-1982); pastoral ministry, Mechanicsburg Christian Fellowship (1978-1982); faculty, Rosedale Bible College (1968, 1976-79, 1989-94+); worker, Rosedale Mennonite Missions (1982-1989); mission administration, Eastern Mennonite Missions (1994-2011)

Topics

  • Biblical Theology of Missions (4)
  • Mission History (7)

Settings – classrooms, retreats, sermon series