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Scott Moreau, D.Miss.

Wheaton College Graduate School

Associate Academic Dean of Wheaton College Graduate School
Professor of Intercultural Studies

On Faculty since 1991

Office: BGC 209
Phone: 630.752.5949
Email: Scott.Moreau@wheaton.edu


D.Miss. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (1986) 

M.Div. (Missions) Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (1983) 

B.S. (Physics) Wheaton College (1977)

About Scott Moreau

Professional interests include contextualization of the Christian faith, issues related to phenomenology (folk religions, spiritual warfare), and technology in missions (especially information technology and the use of the Internet). Personal interests include reading novels and working around the house.

Courses Taught 

  • Contextualization  
  • Folk Religions  
  • Intercultural Communication  
  • Cross-Cultural Teaching and Learning  
  • Spiritual Conflict  
  • Trends in Missions  

Membership in Professional Societies

  • Association of Professors of Mission 
  • American Society of Missiology (Board of Directors, 2006-2008) 
  • Evangelical Missiological Society, National Vice President for Corporate Affairs (2000-)
  • James Scholar (University of Illinois) 
  • Midwest Fellowship for Missions Studies 
  • Sigma Pi Sigma (Physics Honor Society) 


Individual: Contextualization and visual expressions of faith in majority world contexts

Collaborative: Missions use of the Internet, trends in missions

Papers Published and/or Presented

Select Recent Publications:

Moreau, A. Scott. “Discourses on Demonology in North America.” In Witchcraft, Demons and
Deliverance: A Global Conversation on an Intercultural Challenge
, ed. Claudia Wahrish‐Oblau
and Henning Wrogemann, 41‐68. Munster, Germany: LIT Verlag Fresnostr

Moreau, A. Scott, Gary R. Corwin and Gary B. McGee. 2015. Introducing World Missions: A
Biblical, Historical, and Practical Survey
. 2nd edition. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House.

Moreau, A. Scott. “Deliver Us from Evil Consultation 16‐22 August, 2000 (Nairobi, Kenya).” In
The Lausanne Movement: A Range of Perspectives on World Evangelization, ed. by Lars
Dahle and Knud Jorgenson, 142‐47. Oxford: Regnum; 2014.

Moreau, A. Scott, Evvy Hay Campbell, and Susan Greener. 2014. Effective Intercultural
Communication: A Christian Perspective
. Grand Rapids: Baker Books.

Terry, J. Mark and J. D. Payne. 2013. Developing a Strategy for Missions. Encountering Mission Series, ed. A. Scott Moreau. Baker Books.

“Persecution Information on the Web.” In Sorrow and Blood: Christian Mission in Contexts of Suffering, Persecution, and Martyrdom, pp. 513‐516. Ed. William D. Taylor, Antonis van der Meer and Reg Reimer. Pasadena: William Carey Library.

Moreau, A. Scott. 2012. Contextualization in World Missions: Mapping and Assessing Evangelical Models. Grand Rapids: Kregel.

Moreau, A. Scott and Mike O’Rear. 2012. “The MisLinks Story.” Evangelical Missions Quarterly 48 (2): 234-237.

“Persecution Information on the Web.” 2012. In Sorrow and Blood: Christian Mission in Contexts of Suffering, Persecution, and Martyrdom, pp. 513-516. Ed. William D. Taylor, Antonis van der Meer and Reg Reimer. Pasadena: William Carey Library.

Moreau, A. Scott and Beth Snodderly, eds. 2011. Reflecting God’s Glory Together: Diversity in Evangelical Mission. Pasadena: William Carey Library.

Moreau, A. Scott. 2012. “Comprehensive Contextualization.” In Discovering the Mission of God, ed. Michael Barnett. Nashville: Broadman and Holman.

Snodderly, Beth and A. Scott Moreau, eds. 2011. Evangelical and Frontier Mission Perspectives on the Global Progress of the Gospel. Oxford: Regnum.

Nichols, Laurie Fortunak; A. Scott Moreau and Gary Corwin. 2011. Extending God’s Kingdom: Church Planting Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. Wheaton: Evangelism and Missions Publishing Service.

Selected Academic Presentations

Evangelical Missiological Society National meeting (Dallas, TX): “Response to Jerry Rankin.” (Sept 20, 2013)

Bethlehem Baptist Church missions conference (Minneapolis MN): “Intercultural communication,” “Issues in the Global Church” and “Translating ‘Son of God’ and other Divine Familial Terms: An Overview of the Recent Controversy and Response” (Oct. 18, 2013)

Emmanuel Bible Church: “Intercultural Communication Issues in Ministry” (Sept 14 and Nov 9, 2013)

American Society of Missiology Northwest regional (Maryknoll, NY): “Evangelicals and Contextualization: Oxymoron, Uneasy Relationship, or Energetic Experiment?” (4 lectures; Nov. 1-2, 2013)

Andrews University Swallen Lectureship: “Contextualization: Assessing the Issues” (8 lectures; Feb 20-22, 2014)

Western Springs Baptist Church Missions Conference: “From Everywhere to Everywhere” (March 2, 2014)

Blanchard Alliance Church Missions Festival: “From Everywhere to Everywhere” (March 23, 2014)

Evangelical Missiological Society North Central regional (Deerfield IL): “Reflections on the Familial Language Translation Controversy from a WEA Panel Member” (April 5, 2014)