Stephanie Black

Stephanie BlackStephanie is a Navy kid from Virginia Beach. She attended UVA and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and now calls Crozet home. After graduating from UVA, Stephanie served as campus ministry staff with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at UNC-Chapel Hill, the College of William & Mary, and Christopher Newport.

Stephanie’s first exposure to world missions came as a UVA student with InterVarsity. She spent a college summer in West Africa helping train local pastors in bible study methods. Her passion for equipping emerging global church leaders with skills in reading and interpreting the Bible eventually led her to complete a PhD in New Testament Greek in 2000. Since then she’s taught in graduate schools of theology in Ethiopia (2000-08), Kenya (2008-13), and India (2005-present), and also traveled throughout Africa in her role as continental accreditation officer for theological schools for an agency of the Association of Evangelicals in Africa. She is also Affiliate Associate Professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary and an ordained Teacher Elder in the EPC.

Stephanie & familyStephanie brings her international experience in theological education to EPC World Outreach as a theological education specialist, in a co-operative appointment with Serge (formerly World Harvest Mission), based with the Serge team in Dublin, Ireland, and traveling to serve Serge’s fields of ministry in Africa, Asia and post-Christian Europe. Her desire is to serve the Kingdom of God by teaching in theological institutions alongside Serge’s church-planting efforts, helping Serge develop and strengthen partnerships in theological education, and inviting and equipping others to participate in theological training in cross-cultural settings.

Stephanie has two daughters: Linnea, married to William and living in Fairfax, VA, and Caroline, married to Will and living in Orlando, Fla.

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