David Sills

(as of 2012)

Dr. David Sills is the founder and president of Reaching & Teaching International Ministries as well as a missions professor at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. David joined the faculty of SBTS after serving as a missionary in Ecuador. While with the International Mission Board, he served as a church planter and general evangelist among the Highland Quichua people in the Andes and as a seminary professor at the Ecuadorian Baptist Theological Seminary. He also served as Rector and professor of the Baptist seminary as a missionary with Global Outreach International. In addition to leadership training and seminary ministry that has taken him throughout Latin America and as far away as Nepal, David has started and pastored churches in both the United States and Ecuador.

David has written several books and articles. His English language books include The Missionary Call: Find Your Place in God’s Plan for the World and Reaching and Teaching: A Call to Great Commission ObedienceThe Missionary Call has been translated into SpanishKorean, and Indonesian, and he has also written two books in Spanish, Capacitación Cultural en la Cultura Quichua and Quichuas de la Sierra: Descubriendo un Modelo de Adiestramiento Pastoral Cultralmente Apropriado. In addition, he has also served as a contributor and coauthor on several books including Introducción a la Misiología.

David and his wife, Mary have been married for over thirty years and have two married children and three grandchildren. David and Mary’s children are all graduates of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.