Dr John Easter joins us today to continue our discussions on the AGWM competencies and their contextualization in Africa. Selected Text Resources Bible-Theology Bartholomew, Craig G and Goheen, Michael. The Drama of Scripture: Finding our Place in the Biblical Story. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2004. Bauckham, Richard. Bible and Mission: Christian Witness in a Postmodern World. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic. 2003. Fee, Gordon D. and Douglas Stuart. How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. 2014. Flemming, Dean. Contextualization in the New Testament: Patterns for Theology and Mission. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2005. Goldsworthy, Graeme. Christ-Centered Biblical Theology: Hermeneutical Foundations and Principles. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2012. _____. Preaching the Whole Bible as Christian Scripture. Eerdmans Publishing, 2000. _____. The Goldsworthy Trilogy: Gospel and Kindom, Gospel and Wisdom, and the Gospel in Revelation. UK: Paternoster Press, 2000. Goheen, Michael W. A Light to the Nations: The Missional Church and the Biblical Story. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2011. Goheen, Michael W. and Bartholomew, Craig G. Living at the Crossroads: An Introduction to Christian Worldview. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2008. Kaiser Jr, Walter C. Recovering the Unity of the Bible: One Continuous Story, Plan, and Purpose. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009. McNight, Scot. The Blue Parakeet: Rethinking How You Read the Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. 2016. Newbigin, Lesslie: Foolishness to the Greeks: The Gospel and Western Culture. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans Publishing, 1986. ______. The Gospel in a Pluralistic Society. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans Publishing, 1989. Richards, E. Randolf and O’Brien, Brandon J. Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understanding the Bible. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2012. Wright, Christopher J.H. The Mission of God: Unlocking the Bibles Grand Narrative. Downers Grove: IVP Academic. 2006. ______. The Mission of God’s People: A Biblical Theology of the Church’s Mission (Biblical Theology for Life). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2010.
Dr. John Easter serves as strategic leader for training for AGWM-Africa, director of Africa’s Hope, vice chancellor of Pan-Africa Theological Seminary (PAThS), and executive director of the Association for Pentecostal Theological Education in Africa (APTEA). John’s ministry focus aligns with the AGWM-Africa strategic campaign to train up men and women for church planting, to facilitate missions mobilization in Africa, and to equip missionary educators. His ministry assignment requires interfacing with over 300 AG schools and extension centers