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Andrew F. Bush

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Andrew F. Bush


  • D.Min, Princeton Theological Seminary



  • “Aspects of Emerging Palestinian Mission: A Field Report.”  International Association for Mission Studies Conference on Migration, Human Dislocation, and the Good News: Margins as the Center in Christian Mission, Toronto, Canada, August 15-20, 2012. 
  • “Bullets and Bibles: The Problem of the Persistent Linkage of Missions and Militarism.” A paper chosen for presentation at the National Evangelical Missiological Society, Orlando, Florida, September 2009.
  • “A Response to Christian Zionism.”  A paper presented at the Missions Leaders Forum, Overseas Missionary Study Center, New Haven, Connecticut, December 2008.
  • “A Profile of Harvesters Christian Fellowship: The Challenge of an Indigenous Filipino Mission.” A paper presented at the National Conference of the Evangelical Missiological Society, Denver, Colorado, September 2008.
  • “Kenosis of Christ and the Redefinition of Nationalism and Reconciliation in Israel/Palestine.”  A paper presented at the International Association for Mission Studies Conference, Balaton Hungary, August 2008.
  • “The Value of the Kenosis of Christ as a Model for Ministry in Missional Contexts of Violence: A Personal Reflection.” Presented at the National Evangelical Missiological Society conference on “Missions in Contexts of Violence.”  April  8, 2006.
  • “The Implications of Christian Zionism for Mission.”  Presented at the Pruitt Lectures on World Mission.  Baylor University. November 2005.
  • Special Lectures:
  • “The Surprise of the Mission of God.”  Life Church, El Paso, Texas, April 2013.
  • “Bringing the Witness of Jesus to Your Muslim Neighbor: Building on Common Ground.”  Trinity Church, Amarillo, Texas, March 22, 2013.
  • “Mission in Today’s Church.” Vincent Mennonite Church Retreat, Spruce Lake, Pennsylvania, January 2013.
  • “Colliding Dreams: Contemporary Perspectives on Israel and Palestine.” Windows on the World Lecture.”  November 8, 2012.
  • “Building or Burning Bridges: Searching for a Way Forward in Christian and Muslim Relations.” Franconia Conference Leadership Meeting, Mennonite Church, USA,  Methacton Mennonite Church, May 4, 2011.
  • “Engaging Islam.” Wayne Presbyterian Church, Wayne, Pennsylvania, March-April 2011
  • “Living Stones: A Profile of Ministry to Muslims on the West Bank.” First  Presbyterian Church, Watertown, NY, March 2011
  • “Faces of Grace: Unexpected Conversions in the Middle East Today.” Waterville Community Church, Waterville, Ohio, October 2010
  •  “Understanding the C1-C5 Debate in Contextual Missions to Muslims.” Westmont College,  Santa Barbara, CA,   March 15, 2010.
  • “Learning from the  Least: Reflections on Service to Muslims.”  The Students Theological  Society, Westmont  College,  Santa Barbara, CA 2010, March 15, 2010
  •  “Servanthood and Missions to Muslims.”  Pastors Conference, Trinity Fellowship Association of Churches,  Amarillo, Texas, October 16 2010
  • “Missions in a Changing World.”  Three day missions seminar Trinity Fellowship Church, Amarillo, TX, May 13-15, 2010.
  • “Building a Contextual Theology.’ Pastors Training, Harvest Christian  Center”,  Plainview TX, May 10,  2010.
  • “Why America Needs to Hear the Palestinian Voice.”  A panel discussion sponsored by Peace and Justice Movement of Bryn Mawr,   First Baptist Church, Wayne, PA, Nov. 16. 2010.
  • “Jesus and World Religions.”  A panel discussion with Dr. David Shenk, Eastern University, October 27, 2010.
  • “Learning from the Least: Insights from the Fringes into the Heart of Missions.” Craven Wilson Lectures on Mission and Evangelism, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, October, 2009.
  • “The Witness of Palestinian Christians.”  Windows on the Word, Eastern University, October, 2008.

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