Dr. Michael Goheen, Professor of Missional Theology and Director of Theological Education at the Missional Training Center in Phoenix, will speak on the topic “Pastoral Theology in a Missional Mode” on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at Kantzer 141 Lecture Hall (located next to Olson Chapel). The Trinity community is invited.
Mike Goheen began his professional life as a PCA church planter and pastor in the Toronto area. Then he taught worldview studies, biblical theology, and missiology at Dordt College, Redeemer University College, Trinity Western University, Regent College, and Calvin Theological Seminary for over two decades. For most of that time, he has held part-time pastoral and preaching positions in local congregations. Presently, he splits his time between Vancouver, BC, Canada, and Phoenix, Arizona, where he directs the theological education program at the Missional Training Center (MTC), an extension site of Covenant Seminary. He also serves as scholar-in-residence for Surge Network of churches in Phoenix.
Dr. Goheen has authored, co-authored, or edited twelve books, including The Church and Its Vocation: Lesslie Newbigin’s Missional Ecclesiology (Baker, 2018), Introducing Christian Mission Today: Scripture, History, and Issues (IVP, 2014), and A Light to the Nations: The Missional Church and the Biblical Story (Baker, 2011).
He has been married to Marnie since 1979. They have four married children and eleven grandchildren.