Craig Van Gelder
Professor Emeritus of Congregational Mission

Craig Van GelderEmail:
cvangeld@luthersem.edu

Courses

CL 7000 02DMIN CONTINUATION - CONG MISSION DMIN Session II - CML 2014-2015

Internal use. Continuation charges applied.

CL 7551 01THESIS PROJECT DMIN Session I - CML 2014-2015

This year long seminar provides students with a structured process to implement the research design of their approved research proposal and to incorporate their findings into their final thesis. The seminar meets during the year for three two-day work sessions in helping all participants finalize the chapters of their theses. Course will be registered as 0.5 course in both CL terms.

Education:

Ph.D.University of Texas
Arlington, TX
1985
Ordained(CRC)
1984
Ph.D.Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Fort Worth, TX
1982
M.Div.Reformed Theological Seminary
Jackson, MS
1978
B.A.Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA
1970

Biography:

Craig Van Gelder served as tenured professor of congregational mission at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN, having taken this position in 1998 following ten years as professor of domestic missiology at Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, MI.  This field of study aims to help students understand trends in American society, changing contexts in which congregations function, factors contributing

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