jay_moonProfessor of Church Planting and Evangelism

Dr. Jay Moon comes to us from Sioux Falls Seminary in South Dakota where he has been a Professor of Intercultural Studies and Director of Wesley House of Study, since 2005. He has taught a wide range of classes including intercultural studies, evangelism, church planting, discipleship, community development, and practical intercultural ministry courses. From 1992-2001, Jay and his family were involved in church planting in Ghana. While there, he served as Project Manager for a hand-dug well project. He also taught a variety of church planting courses at Chiana Bible Training Centre in Ghana. Jay received his PhD in Intercultural Studies from Asbury Theological Seminary in 2005 and has published numerous articles along with a couple books, including African Proverbs Reveal Christianity in Culture (2009). He has been a keynote speaker for a wide variety of seminars and conferences focusing on missions, church planting and other related issues. Besides his African experience, Jay has been involved in numerous innovative missional enterprises, including ministries to First Nation people, urban “at risk” neighborhoods, and a church-plant with Embrace UMC.