Curt Watke, PhD

President of the Missional University
Professor of Missiology & Evangelism
International Experience: Canada, Colombia, England, France, Germany & USA
Website: academic website



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

Additional Study

  • School of World Missions, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
  • Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

Doctoral Research

  • Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • School of Theology, Boston University, Boston, MA
  • Yale Divinity School, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
  • Candler Theological Seminary, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Billy Graham Center, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL
  • Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, IL

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 Baptist Theological Seminary, Mill Valley, CA
  • Professor of Evangelism & Church Planting, Prairie Bible College & Graduate School, Three Hills, AB, Canada
  • Biblical Theological Seminary, Adjunct Professor, Church Planting, Hatfield, PA
  • Heritage Theological Seminary, Adjunct Professor, Ministry Strategic Planning, Cambridge, ON, Canada
  • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Adjunct Professor, Urban Missions, Wake Forest, NC
  • Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Teaching Fellow, Evangelism & Church Growth, Fort Worth, TX

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