Bryan P. Stone

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism; Co-Director of the Center for Practical Theology; Core Examining Faculty Member for Practical Theology, Concentration Advisor in Evangelism, Church and Society
STH, Room 110
B.A. Southern Nazarene University
M.Div. Nazarene Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Southern Methodist University

Bryan Stone has served as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs since January, 2011 and as the E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism in the School of Theology since 1998. He has a background in new church development, urban pastoral ministry, and faith-based non-profit development.  His most recent books are A Reader in Ecclesiology, Evangelism After Christendom: The Theology and Practice of Christian Witness and Sabbath in the City: Sustaining Urban Pastoral Excellence, co-authored with Claire Wolfteich. His research, publishing, and teaching interests are in the areas of evangelism, congregational development, urban ministry, ecclesiology, theology and popular culture (including especially film studies), Christian pacifism, and Wesleyan, liberation, narrativist, and post-liberal theologies. Bryan and his wife live on campus at Boston University where they serve as faculty-in-residence in the Warren Towers dorm.

Teaching and research interests include: evangelism and congregational development, urban and multi-cultural ministry, ecclesiology, theology and film/popular culture, John Wesley’s theology, liberation theology, postliberal theologies, pacifism