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Durham University

St John's College

Rev Dr Rob Haynes

Rev. Dr. Rob Haynes is an author, speaker, teacher, pastor, theologian, and missiologist. His work focuses upon local and global mission and evangelism, forming disciples for missional service, and leadership development in new and existing church communities. He has a keen interest in fostering new spaces for conversations of faith and culture. Since 1996, he has served as a teacher and a pastor. He is a seasoned mission leader and continues to research contemporary mission movements. This experience and research is leading to new ways of engaging in mission and evangelism.

He completed a BSci in education at the University of South Alabama, an MA in biblical and theological studies at the University of Mobile, his seminary training at Asbury Theological Seminary, and a PhD in theology at Durham University in Durham, England. He is a senior John Wesley Fellow and senior Harry Denman Fellow. In addition to his work with World Methodist Evangelism as Director of Education and Leadership, Rob pastors in the Alabama/West Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church.

His publications include:

"'Come in the Right Way': Effective Evangelism in Pluralistic Cultures." In E. Stanley Jones and Sharing the Good News in a Pluralistic Society, edited by F. Douglas Powe and Jack Jackson, Nashville: Wesley’s Foundery Books, 2018.

Consuming Mission: Towards a Theology of Short-Term Mission and Pilgrimage. Wipf and Stock: Eugene, OR, 2018 (forthcoming).

His professional affiliations include:

• American Academy of Religion

• Academy for Evangelism in Theological Education

• Association of Professors of Mission

• American Society of Missiology

• Wesleyan Historical Society

• Wesleyan Theological Society

St John's College, Durham is a recognised College of Durham University and incorporates Cranmer Hall. Charity No. 1141701 Limited Company No. 113496 (England and Wales) VAT No. 334 6364 57.