Dr. A. Sue Russell is Professor of Mission and Contextual Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary. She spent 17 years in cross-cultural ministry and field research with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Southeast Asia, where she worked with a committee of national pastors to complete the translation of the whole Bible into the Tagal language. Her research interests are Christian Origins, Social-Scientific Criticism, Anthropology of Christianity, Contextualization, Language and Identity, Gender, and Social Justice. She is passionate about equipping people to live missionally in their global context.