Mark A. Naylor, PhD

Coordinator, International Leadership Development (CILD); Instructor and Mentor, Immerse Program

Research Interests

Disciple Making Movements
Intercultural theology / hermeneutics
Contextualization
Inter-religious dialogue
Cultural Intelligence
Bible Translation

Bible Translation Projects (Primary exegete and supervisor)

 Pending 2021 New Testament in Sindhi (Hindu audience). Pakistan Bible Society.

Pending 2021 New Testament in Sindhi – Revised (Muslim audience). Pakistan Bible Society.

Pending 2021 Study New Testament in Sindhi – Extended notes (Muslim audience). Pakistan Bible Society.

Published 2007 Old Testament in Sindhi (Muslim audience). Pakistan Bible Society.

 Current Book Projects

Pending 2020 Mapping Theological Trajectories that Emerge in Response to a Bible Translation. Evangelical Missiological Society Doctoral Theses series.

Pending 2020 Mission and Global Crises. Co-editor with Narry Santos Evangelical Missiological Co-editor with Narry Santos. Tyndale Academic Press.

Pending 2019 Discovering Who Jesus Is: The Gospel of John Chapters 1–3, LeadersFormation series “Centered in Jesus the Messiah” Book 2. Curriculum for LeadersFormation, an international leadership training program for leaders who are not able to access formal training. Chief Editor of series.

Publications

Books

2019 “Introduction.” Missions and Evangelism in a Secularizing World: Academy, Agency and Assembly Perspectives from Canada. Co-editor with Narry Santos for Evangelical Missiological Society series 2 (Canadian edition). Wipf & Stock publishers.

2018 Discovering Jesus’ Vision of God’s Rule: The Sermon on the Mount, LeadersFormation series “Centered in Jesus the Messiah” Book 1. Curriculum for LeadersFormation, an international leadership training program for leaders who are not able to access formal training. Author and Chief Editor of the series.

Book Chapters

2016 Consequences of the Divine Terms Controversy in Bible Translation: A Neglected Voice Speaks Out in Controversies in Mission: Theology, People, and Practice of Mission in the 21st Century, Evangelical Missiological Society Series, No. 24. R. Sheuermann & E, Smither (Eds.). Pasadena: Wm. Carey Library.

Articles

2016 Who decides if Allah is God? A contextual consideration of the use of the term “Allah” for the God of the Bible in Occasional Bulletin, Special edition, Evangelical Missiological society. https://www.emsweb.org/images/occasional-bulletin/special-editions/OB_SpecialEdition_2016.pdf

2015 Missions at Your Doorstep in Thrive (Fall 2015) http://www.thrive-magazine.ca/qry/page.taf?id=27&_function=atcldetail&sbtatcl_uid1=261&_nc=f8aafeabc7412147933ed594814236c2

Blogs

http://impact.nbseminary.com/   Cross-cultural Impact (CCI)

Presentations

Seminars and Workshops

Pioneering Church Planting (Perspectives)
Cross-cultural Ethics
Islam (series)
Sufism
Bible Translation
Skills in Cultural adaptation
Missions Committee workshop
Significant Conversations workshop (evangelism)
Managing Power Distance

Posted: September 16, 2019

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