Robert L. Gallagher

Robert L. Gallagher

Robert L. Gallagher (PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary) is a professor emeritus of intercultural studies at Wheaton College Graduate School in Chicago where he has taught since 1998. He has served as the president of the Midwest Mission Study Fellowship (2019-20) and the American Society of Missiology (2010-2011), an executive pastor in Australia (1979-90), and a theological educator in Oceania since 1984. His publications include co-editing Mission in Acts: Ancient Narratives in Contemporary Context (Orbis Books, 2004), Landmark Essays in Mission and World Christianity (Orbis Books, 2009), Footprints of God: A Narrative Theology of Mission (Wipf & Stock, 2011), Contemporary Mission Theology: Engaging the Nations (Orbis Books, 2017), and Sixteenth-Century Mission: Explorations in Protestant and Roman Catholic Theology and Practice (Lexham Press, 2021), together with co-authoring Encountering the History of Missions: From the Early Church to Today (Baker Academic, 2017), Breaking through the Boundaries: God’s Mission from the Outside In (Orbis Books, 2019), and Christ Among the Nations: Narratives of Transformation in Global Missions (Orbis Books, 2021).

Robert L. Gallagher was the English pastor of Wheaton Chinese Alliance Church in Wheaton, Illinois (2010-16), and the Chaplain of the Asian Christian Fellowship, University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia (1987-89).

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Passing the Faith to the Next Generation

Reaching American-Born/Second-Generation Chinese

Key issues for Chinese American Churches.