J. Gregory Crofford, a veteran missionary with the Church of the Nazarene, is Director of the Institut Théologique Nazaréen. He received his B.A. in religion from Eastern Nazarene College, the M.Div. in missiology from Nazarene Theological Seminary, and the M.A. and Ph.D. in theology from the University of Manchester, England. He has served cross-cultural assignments in Côte d’Ivoire, Benin, Haiti, and Kenya, working in ministerial education and church planting. Dr. Crofford has also taught as an adjunct instructor in missions, Bible, and theology at several Nazarene universities in the United States. Prior to missionary service, he was a pastor in Sedalia, Missouri. Crofford is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene.