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.

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

 Current Book Projects

Pending 2021 Mapping Theological Trajectories that Emerge in Response to a Bible Translation. Evangelical Missiological Society Doctoral Theses series.

2021 Discovering the Mystery of the Church. Book 2 in Disciple making through the Discovery Method (DM2) Co-author with Rod Black. A Fellowship International Curriculum for Disciple Makers.

Publications

Books

2021 Discovering Jesus as Head of the Church. Book 1 in Disciple making through the Discovery Method (DM2) Co-author with Rod Black. A Fellowship International Curriculum for Disciple Makers.

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

2019 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Articles

Naylor, Mark. “Reflections on the Theological Validity of Disciple-Making Movements (DMMs).” Northwest Institute for Ministry Education Research. www.nimer.ca (Fall 2021). Peer reviewed.

Reviews

Mark Naylor, review of Speaking Up: Understanding Language and Gender, by Allyson Jule. Northwest Institute for Ministry Education Research. www.nimer.ca, (March 2020).

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

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