Glenn Smith, D.Min. Legacy Professor

Education:

  • Union des Universities Privées d’Haïti, DHon
  • Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, DMin
  • Université d’Ottawa, BA and MA
  • University of Michigan, BA

Teaching Career:

  • Professor of Urban Ministry and Patristic Studies, Faculté Théologique Évangélique in Montreal (1984-2004)
  • Part-time professor of Urban Ministry and Spirituality, École de Théologie Évangélique de Montréal (1984–2007)
  • Professor, Institut de Théologie pour la Francophonie
  • Instructor, Farel Institute in Québec, McGill University, Bakke Graduate University, and the Institut des Études Bibliques in British Columbia
  • Regular visiting professor, Université Chrétienne du Nord d’Haïti in Limbé, Haiti
  • Professor at various schools throughout Canada
  • Occasional teacher at schools in Africa and Europe

Other Career Highlights:

  • Executive Director, Christian Direction
  • Pastoral ministry in Montreal
  • Chairperson, Board of Directors of the Canadian Council of Christian Charities (1990-1992)
  • Board of Directors of the Canadian Council of Christian Charities
  • Board of Directors of World Vision
  • Board of Directors for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship of Canada
  • Regional and National Director of Campus Crusade for Christ
  • Senior associate for urban mission, Lausanne Committee on World Evangelization
  • Editor of the periodical The Gospel and Urbanization

Publications:

  • Numerous articles on contextualization, church planting, and urban ministry in educational and missiological journals and magazines
  • Authored the book Following Jesus: God Invites Us into Transforming Discipleship, which has been published in English, French, and Spanish
  • Co-authored the books Espoir pour la ville, Dieu dans la cité(Hope for the City, God in the City) and L’histoire du protestantisme au Québec depuis 1960 (The History of Protestantism in Quebec Since 1960)
  • Editor of additional books, including The Gospel and Urbanization

Courses Taught

Urban Missiology