Gary Waldecker, "I Already Have My Square! Contextualization and the Relationship Between Missionaries and Local Leaders"

One of the leaders of the Islam Project on which the WRF embarked at its Edinburgh General Assembly strongly recommended an article by Dr. Gary Waldecker entitled: "I Already Have My Square! Contextualization and the Relationship Between Missionaries and Local Leaders."

That article is now posted in full here on the WRF website.  To access this article, click here .

If anyone has questions or comments that he/she would like to share with Dr. Waldecker, send them to the WRF and they will be conveyed to Dr. Waldecker.  The WRF address to use is:  samueltlogan@aol.com .  

Dr. Gary Waldecker has been a missionary since 1980, first with World Presbyterian Missions and then with  Mission to the World.  He was a church planter in Chile until 1995 when he became MTW’s Regional Director  for Urban South America.

In 2001 he became the director of MTW’s Missional Learning and Development team (www.mld.cc).  He graduated from Covenant College with a double major in Bible and Philosophy, and from Covenant  Theological Seminary with an M.Div.  He has a doctorate from Westminster Theological Seminary in Urban Missiology, and a doctorate from The George Washington University in Organizational Learning (aka Organizational Development).

Dr. Waldecker is a teaching elder in the PCA.  He and his wife Phyllis have four children.