The influence of Roland Allen on missionary activity continues today. Valued by pastors, missiologists, missionaries, and New Testament scholars, Allen’s writings are constant calls for the Church to return to the New Testament for guidance with apostolic endeavors.
In this two-part episode, Roland Allen scholar, Dr. Steven Rutt is my guest. We take time to address the biography of the man. What were the things that shaped his life, ministry, and resulted in numerous writings including the prized Missionary Methods: St. Paul’s or Ours? and The Spontaneous Expansion of the Church? In the next episode, we discuss Allen’s missiology.