Aus Memorial Lecture
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Olson Campus Center, Chapel of the Incarnation
Lecture title: "Stewards of God’s Mysteries, Leaders for the World"
The 2018 Aus Memorial Lecture was part of "Rethinking Stewardship: From Solemn Obligation to Inspired Choice," a three-day conference hosted by Luther Seminary.
Mark R. Teasdale has served as E. Stanley Jones Associate Professor of Evangelism and director of the doctor of ministry program at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Ill. since 2008. He earned his Ph.D. from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He also earned a D.Min. and M.Div. from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C., and a B.A. in International Relations from The American University in Washington, D.C. He is an elder in the Baltimore-Washington Conference of The United Methodist Church, where he served for twelve years in the roles of youth pastor, associate pastor, and senior pastor.
Teasdale is the author of “Methodist Evangelism, American Salvation” (Pickwick, 2014), “Evangelism for Non-Evangelists: Sharing the Gospel Authentically” (IVP, 2016), and “Go: How to Become a Great Commission Church” (Foundery, 2017). He has published several articles on Methodism and evangelism, served as the editor of Witness: The Journal of the Academy for Evangelism in Theological Education, and is the current President of the Academy for Evangelism in Theological Education. He was also selected as one of the first Billy Graham Center for Evangelism Fellows in 2016.
Aus Memorial Lectureship
Established in 1978, the Aus Memorial Lectures focus on evangelism. In memory of George Aus, a prominent evangelist and professor of systematic theology at Luther Seminary from 1939 to 1973. Watch past lectures on the Lecture Archives under the Aus Memorial Lecture tab.