Christian theology and religious pluralism; Faith and fiction; Israeli/Palestinian conflict in film; Issues in missiological thinking; Mission and film; Mission from 1910-2010; Student missionary movement; Women and mission
Jamie Ross serves as co-editor for Mission Focus (www.ambs.edu/publishing/Mission-Focus-journal.cfm) and with the International Ministries department at Mennonite Mission Network. Mission Focus is a global Anabaptist and Mennonite dialogue on key issues facing the church in mission. It is published by the Mission Studies Center of Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, and is sponsored by a Partners Council with members representing AMBS, Mennonite Church Canada, and Mennonite Mission Network. Ross is also a member of the Mennonite Church USA Interchurch Relations Resource Group, where she gives insight to mission-related material.
Before beginning her position with Mennonite Mission Network in July 2012, Ross served in Kyrgyzstan and Israel, and worked as an assistant to the Mission Studies Center at the Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Ind. She holds a Master’s degree in theological studies with a concentration in mission and evangelism.
“I am drawn to studying issues that surface when crossing cultural and other boundaries, both in practice as well as in how this is explored in fiction, film and poetry,” Ross said.
Ross lives in Elkhart, where she attends Belmont Neighborhood Fellowship.