Dr. Curt Watke, PhD

President of Missional University
Professor of Missiology & Evangelism
International Experience:  Canada, Colombia, England, France, Germany & USA
Email: cwatke@missional.university
Website:  academic website 



  • Doctor of Philosophy, Evangelism & Missions, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Master of Divinity with Biblical Languages, Biblical Theological Seminary
  • Master of Arts in Biblical Studies, New Testament concentration, Biblical Theological Seminary

Additional Study

  • School of World Missions, Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University

Dissertation Topic

  • A Generative Analysis of Selected Socio-scientific Theories in Urban Evangelization Among American Protestants

Academic Experiences

  • Director of the Kim School of Intercultural Studies, Golden Gate Theological Seminary, San Francisco, CA
  • Professor of Evangelism & Church Planting, Prairie Bible College & Graduate School, Three Hills, Alberta, Canada
  • Biblical Theological Seminary, Adjunct Professor, Church Planting, Hatfield, PA
  • Heritage Theological Seminary, Adjunct Professor, Ministry Strategic Planning, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
  • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Adjunct Professor, Urban Missions, Wake Forest, North Carolina
  • Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Teaching Fellow, Evangelism & Church Growth

Teaching Specializations

  • Evangelism
  • Missions
  • Church Growth
  • Church Planting

Ministry & Professional Experiences

  • Founder & Executive Director, Intercultural Institute for Contextual Ministry, North Augusta, SC
  • Director for Missional Leadership (part time), Baptist Resource Network, Harrisburg, PA
  • Resource Preparedness Associate, Church Planting Group, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, GA
  • Pastoral Ministry in Georgia, Virginia, Pennsylvania
  • Mission trips and personal travel to: Colombia, Germany, former East Germany, Austria, England, France
  • Lived in 11 US states and 2 Canadian provinces and served in every region of the US except the Northwest

Membership in Academic Organizations

  • Evangelical GIS Society, Local Missions & Church Planting Co-Chair
  • Gospel and Our Culture Network
  • Social Science Research Network