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What difference does missional theology make for the practice of Appreciative Inquiry (AI)? Is AI realistic enough to deal with serious problems? How might AI approach issues like systemic racism? Why does Missiology Podcast make use of AI methodology in its interviews? And what's on the lineup for our second season? Martin Rodriguez and Greg McKinzie discuss these and other questions as they reflect on episode #13 – Mark Lau Branson.​​​​​​​

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Martin Rodriguez is a doctoral student of intercultural studies at Fuller Theological Seminary, writing on missiology at the intersection of postcolonial hybridity theory and late-modern leadership theory. Since ...

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Martin Rodriguez sits down with Mark Lau Branson, Homer L. Goddard Professor of the Ministry of the Laity at Fuller Theological Seminary, to discuss his experiences with the qualitative research method known as appreciate inquiry (AI)—which has been Martin's approach in the preceding Missiology Podcast interviews. Dr. Branson shares how he became involved with AI, how it works, and why it is such a powerful tool for congregational transformation.

Our Guest

Mark Lau Branson has taught at Fuller since 2000. He teaches courses in congregational leadership and community engagement. In addition, he is the coordinator of the PhD/ThM program ...

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What role should God’s agency play in historical scholarship? How does historical study help us think about the problems of Zionism in Christian mission? What might collaborative intercultural mission scholarship look like? And How should Christian spirituality shape missiological scholarship? Podcast host Martin Rodriguez and producer Greg McKinzie discuss these and other questions as they reflect on episode #11 – Scott Sunquist.​​​​


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Your Host

Martin Rodriguez is a doctoral student of intercultural studies at Fuller Theological Seminary, writing on missiology at the intersection of postcolonial hybridity theory and late-modern leadership theory. Since 2011, he has served as Family Life Minister ...

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Martin Rodriguez sits down with Scott Sunquist, President & Professor of Missiology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, to discuss his experiences in missiology and his hopes for its future.

Our Guest

Scott W. Sunquist began his presidency at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in October 2019. For the previous eight years, Dr. Sunquist served as the Dean of Intercultural Studies and Professor of World Christianity at Fuller Seminary. Prior to this, he taught for seventeen years at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA). Dr. Sunquist and his wife, Nancy, served as missionaries in the Republic of Singapore from 1987–1995 ...

What is the role of Western theological education in the Majority World? What does the future of ecumenical leadership look like?  What does it take to make radical missiological shifts? How can we lean in to hear diverse voices? Martin Rodriguez and Greg McKinzie discuss these and other questions as they reflect on episode #9 – Timothy Park.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Your Host

Martin Rodriguez is a doctoral student of intercultural studies at Fuller Theological Seminary, writing on missiology at the intersection of postcolonial hybridity theory and late-modern leadership theory. Since 2011, he has served as Family Life Minister at the Hollywood ...

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Martin Rodriguez sits down with Timothy Park, senior professor of Asian missions at Fuller Theological Seminary, to discuss his experiences in missiology and his hopes for its future.

Our Guest

Timothy Kiho Park has been on the faculty at the School of Intercultural Studies since 1996, teaching Asian missions. He also served as director of the Korean Studies program until 2015 when he became director of Global Connections. As an Asian missiologist, he makes unique contributions to the development of Asian missions.

Before coming to Fuller, Park served as a cross-cultural missionary in the Philippines for 15 years and was ...