Dean Flemming

Dean Flemming
About This Author

Dr. Dean Flemming is Professor of New Testament and Missions, MidAmerica Nazarene University.

Global Missionary, Church of the Nazarene, 1987-2011

Ordained, Church of the Nazarene, 1982


  • PhD, New Testament Exigesis, 1988, University of Aberdeen
  • MDiv, 1979, Nazarene Theological Seminary
  • BA, 1975, MidAmerica Nazarene University

"My deepest desire is to know Christ intimately, and, through the power of the Holy Spirit, become more like him. And I long for my students, as well, to develop a passion to know Jesus and to let that relationship transform their lives."

Awards and Honors:

  • Smith-Wynkoop Book Award, Wesleyan Theological Society, 2012, for Philippians: A Commentary in the Wesleyan Tradition
  • Christianity Today Book Award, Missions/Global Affairs Category, 2006, for Contexualization in the New Testament: Patterns for Theology and Mission
  • Contexualization in the New Testament named in Fifteen Outstanding Books for 2005, for Missions Studies, by International Bulletin of Missionary Research, 2006.
  • Centennial Heritage Award, Church of the Nazarene, 2008.