Professor

Roger S. Greenway, ThD (1934-2016)


Education

  • Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, ThD
  • Calvin Theological Seminary, BD and ThM
  • Calvin College, BA

Teaching Career

  • Named Missionary in Residence and Research Fellow at Yale Divinity School
  • Missionary in Residence, Calvin College
  • Dean of Students, Calvin College
  • Professor of World Missiology, Calvin College
  • Professor, Westminster Seminary (1982-1986)
  • Courses taught at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Lecturer at various schools and institutions throughout North, Central, and South America; active at schools in Canada, France, and Venezuela
  • Extensive research on various missiological topics and considered a specialist in global urbanization, church growth, and anthropology and intercultural communication

Other Career Highlights

  • Executive Director of Christian Reformed World Ministries (1986-1990)
  • Numerous pastoral roles
  • Coordinator for the CRC’s Spanish Literature Committee (1972-1980)
  • Area Secretary for Latin America Board for World Missions (1972-1978)
  • Missionary in Mexico (1963-1970)
  • Missionary in Sri Lanka (1958-1962)
  • Member of the Foreign Bible Society
  • Highly influential in Jewish outreach
  • Named a member of the Lausanne Committee for Jewish Evangelism
  • Recipient of numerous awards in dogmatics, Jewish evangelism, and preaching
  • Editor of The Herald (1960-1962) and Urban Mission (1983-1990)
  • Membership in several professional and honorary societies

Publications

  • Numerous books written in English and Spanish, in addition to the other 12 languages into which his materials have been translated
  • Among his most notable books are Go and Make Disciples!: An Introduction to Christian Missions,Guidelines for Urban PlantingCities: Missions’ New Frontier, and Discipling the City: A Comprehensive Approach to Urban Mission
  • Contributor to various missiological dictionaries and encyclopedias

Courses