Award-Winning Writer to Present Lectures at Ashland Theological Seminary

4/5/11 ASHLAND, OH -- Award-winning writer Dr. Scott Moreau will present a series of lectures on "The Missional Church" at Ashland Theological Seminary on April 26 and 27. The lectures are open to the public and will be held in the Ronk Memorial Chapel located on the Seminary campus.

On Tuesday, April 26, at 10:45 a.m., Moreau will speak about "What Do Pastors Need to Know about Tomorrow's Mission?" At 7 p.m. that evening, he will speak on "Short Term Takeover." On Wednesday, April 27, at 9:30 a.m., he will speak on "Missional Incarnational Mishmash."

This series is free but an RSVP is requested by Wednesday, April 20. Please RSVP by contacting Kimberly Morgan at 419-289-5161 or kmorgan1@ashland.edu<mailto:kmorgan1@ashland.edu>.

Dr. Moreau is in high demand as a speaker for conferences, academic guilds and churches. He is an award-winning writer and most importantly, he knows missions from the inside out. Dr. Moreau spent 14 years on staff with Campus Crusade for Christ (CCC), 10 of those in Africa. While in Swaziland with CCC, he directed a regional staff team and taught in a public high school.

After graduate work at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, he taught at Nairobi International School of Theology for 7½ years, and then joined Wheaton College where he currently teaches in the Intercultural Studies Department.

He currently serves as the editor for the Evangelical Missions Quarterly and has been an active participant on the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization.

Ministry-focused programs that center on serving static congregations is giving way to a missions-focused engagement with society that centers on making disciples of the lost, extending the reign of God, and being the Body of Christ to the community.

Ashland Theological Seminary is a graduate division of Ashland University. With campuses in Ashland, Detroit, Cleveland and Columbus, Ashland Theological Seminary integrates theological education with Christ-centered transformation as it equips men and women for ministry in the church and the world.