Zane PrattMissionary Living in a Hostile World

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In his brief talk, Zane Pratt shares what its like living as a missionary in a hostile world. He lays out practical advice for those interested in becoming a missionary that includes the importance of being a growing disciple of Christ and locking down what you believe before you get on the field. Your beliefs will shape the ministry you do. If you are looking to plant healthy churches that are made up of growing disciples you need to know what a healthy church is and need to be able to show people how they can grow as disciples of Christ.

  • Zane Pratt

    Zane served as dean of the Billy Graham School at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary from 2011 until 2013, before returning to the IMB where he now serves as the Vice President of Training. He previously served 24 years in an Islamic context with the IMB as a church planter and regional leader in Central Asia. Pratt also has experience as a church planter and pastor in New England and as an Army Reserve chaplain. He is a co-author of Introduction to Global Missionsand a contributor to Theology and Practice of Mission, both published by B&H Academic. Zane holds a BA from Duke and an MDiv from Gordon-Conwell. He is married to Catherine with whom he has two grown children, Charlotte and Greg.

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