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Pascal Bazzell

Pascal Bazzell

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Intercultural Theology and Mission Studies

Master of Arts in Missions (KTSFI), Philippines
MDiv, Koinonia Theological Seminary Foundation, Philippines
PhD in Intercultural Studies, Fuller Theological Seminary


Pascal D. Bazzell is affiliate assistant professor of intercultural theology and mission studies at Fuller Theological Seminary and the representative for the “Worldwide Church” (mission, ecumenical, interreligious dialogue, and international development) of the Evangelical-Reformed Church in Saint Gall, Switzerland. He served with YWAM (1998–2004) and then OMF (2004–2014) in Davao City, Philippines. He was mainly involved in training, church planting, and community development. During the last four years he was professor of intercultural theology and the missiology and religious studies department head at Koinonia Theological Seminary Foundation, Inc. He is married to Karina “Kaye” R. Bazzell, and they have three children.


Bazzell, Pascal. Urban Ecclesiology: Gospel of Mark, Familia Dei and a Filipino Community Facing Homelessness. Ecclesiological Investigation Series. New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015.

Bazzell, Pascal, and Aldrin Peñamora. Christologies, Cultures, and Religions: Portraits of Christ in the Philippines. Quezon City, Philippines: Asia Theological Association and OMF Lit., 2016.

Bazzell, Pascal. “Who Is Our Cornelius? Learning from Fruitful Encounter at the Boundaries of Mission.” In The State of Missiology Today: Global Innovations in Christian Witness, edited by Charles Van Engen, 107–124. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2016.

Bazzell, Pascal. “A Postcolonial Theological Reading of the Philippines: Church, Authority and State.” In Religion, Authority and the State: From Constantine to the Contemporary World, edited by Leo Lefebure, 55–74. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

D. Doyle, T. Fury, and Pascal Bazzell. Ecclesiology and Exclusion: Boundaries of Being and Belonging in Postmodern Times. New York: Orbis, 2012.