George Terry, DMin, PhD

Senior Professor of Buddhist Studies
Animism & Folk Religion Specialist 
International Experience: Indonesia, Malaysia, USA



  • Doctor of Philosophy, World Christian Studies, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX
  • Doctor of Ministry, Church Leadership, Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC
  • Master of Divinity, Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX
  • Bachelor of Arts, Bible, Columbia Bible College, Columbia, SC

Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation 

  • The Significance of the Biblical-Historical Framework for Translating and Retransmitting the Gospel: An Analysis of the Shape of Christianity among East Malaysian Tribals

Doctor of Ministry Dissertation 

  • A Study in Developing and Implementing an Effective Strategy for Reaching the Lampungese of South Sumatra, Indonesia with the Gospel of Jesus Christ

Academic Experiences

  • Director of the Malay Language Stream, Malaysia Baptist Theological Seminary, Penang, Malaysia
  • New Testament Instructor, Indonesian Baptist Theological Seminary, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia
  • Jakarta Baptist Theological Seminary, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Medan Theological Seminary, Medan, Indonesia
  • Kalimantan Theological Seminary, Pontianak, Indonesia
  • Sekolah Tinggi Teologi Indonesia, Manado, Indonesia
  • Bible College of Malaysia (AOG), Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia
  • Malaysia Evangelical College, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia

Ministry & Professional Experiences

  • Theological Education and Church Planting, International Mission Board
  • Senior Bible Teacher, Mountainview International School, Central Java, Indonesia
  • Lead Pastor, Salatiga International Fellowship, Central Java, Indonesia
  • Lampug Provincial Basketball Coach, Sumatran Olympics
  • Interim Pastor, Kasih Karunia Baptist Church, Tanjungkarang, Lampung, Sumatra
  • Church Planter, Summerfield Baptist Church, Riverview, Florida
  • Pastor, Antioch Baptist Church, Yatesville, GA