Voddie Baucham on Education, Mission, and Christian Culture-Building

In this dynamic episode of The Missions Podcast, we sit down with Dr. Voddie Baucham to explore the intersection of education, mission, and Christian culture-building. Dr. Baucham, a respected figure in pastoral work and theological education, currently shaping minds at the African Christian University in Zambia, brings his unique perspective to the table. The discussion navigates through his journey from a non-Christian background to becoming a key influencer in Christian education. We examine how classical Christian education serves as a cornerstone for establishing a robust Christian culture, going beyond mere constitutional declarations of Christianity, as exemplified by Zambia. Delving into the cultural and spiritual landscapes of Zambia and the United States, Dr. Baucham shares the significant challenges and triumphs of his ministry, and how these experiences have shaped his approach to discipleship and theological education.

Dr. Voddie T. Baucham, Jr. is a former pastor, church planter, author, and professor, currently lecturing at the African Christian University in Zambia. Raised in a non-Christian home, he converted during college, leading to a distinctive approach in his teachings. Baucham is known for addressing a range of topics, from biblical interpretation to social issues, emphasizing the Bible’s relevance to everyday life. He holds degrees from several institutions, including a D.Min. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Additionally, Baucham is a martial artist, having opened a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy in Zambia. He and his wife, Bridget, are parents to nine children and three grandchildren.

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