The task of the Burgess lectures is to interpret today's global mission in light of the Christian tradition, the historical experience of the church, and the contemporary situation in the world.
Read more about the most recent Burgess Lecture in Global Mission in The Story magazine.
Lecturers from Previous Years
Dr. S. Mark Heim
Samuel Abbot Professor of Christian Theology, Andover Newton Theological School
"Account for the Hope: Mission At Home With Pluralism"
Jonathan J. Bonk
Executive Director, Overseas Ministries Study Center in New Haven, Conn.
Associate Professor of Religion, Luther College in Decorah, Iowa
Executive Director, Global Mission Unit, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
J. Paul Rajashekar
Dean and Professor of Systematic Theology, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia
Truman Collins Professor of World Mission, School of Theology, Boston University
Henry W. Luce Chair for World Christianity and Mission, McCormick Theological Seminary
Dr. Phillip Bake
Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, Columbia, S.C.