Dr Michael Frost
Dr Michael Frost is an internationally recognised Australian missiologist and one of the leading voices in the missional church movement. His books are required reading in colleges and seminaries around the world and he is much sought after as an international conference speaker.
Dr Frost has been the founding director of the Tinsley Institute
, a mission study centre located at Morling College
in Sydney, Australia, since 1999. He is also an Adjunct Professor with Asbury Seminary and Northern Seminary in the United States.
He is the author or editor of sixteen theological books, the most recent of which are the popular and award-winning, The Shaping of Things to Come
(2006), The Road to Missional
(2011) and Surprise the World!
(2016). Dr Frost’s work has been translated into German, Korean, Swedish, Portuguese and Spanish.
He was one of the founders of the Forge Mission Training Network
and the founder of the missional Christian community, smallboatbigsea, based in Manly in Sydney’s north. He was the weekly religion columnist for The Manly Daily for over a decade and helped establish Action Against Poverty, a localised micro-financing agency, linking the cities of Manly and Manado, an impoverished Indonesian community. He was instrumental in launching Street Pastors Manly, a church-based initiative aimed at curbing alcohol-related violence.