Darrell grew up in the Isle of Man and was ordained to Baptist ministry in 1989. Educated at London School of Theology, the University of Birmingham and the University of Gloucestershire, he has lectured at Bristol Baptist College; the International Baptist Theological Seminary, Prague; Redcliffe College, UK; Tabor College, Adelaide; Morling College, Sydney; and a number of US Universities and Seminaries.
Darrell’s ministry experience includes pastoral ministry followed by eleven years ministry within the Baptist Union GB, including eight as the National Mission Advisor. He was the Executive Researcher for the Conference of European Churches and the founding Director of the Nova Research Centre, Redcliffe College. He has been involved in full-time theological education for almost fifteen years.
He is Secretary of the Australian Association of Mission Studies, a Mission Commission Associate of the World Evangelical Alliance, a missiological consultant to Baptist Mission Australia, and is a Board member of European Christian Mission International.
His wife, Beth, is the Lead Pastor of St Ives Baptist Church, NSW.
- PG. Cert.
- BA (Hons).
- Dip. Pastoral Studies
- Jackson, D.R., Cronshaw, D., and Dewerse, R., eds., Reimagining Home: understanding, reconciling, and engaging with God’s stories together (Macquarie Park, NSW: Morling Press, 2019).
- Jackson, D.R., ‘The state of the churches in Europe’ in Review & Expositor: An International Baptist Journal, 115, 2, May, 2018. pp 157–174.
- Jackson, D.R., ‘Migrant Missions in Korea, Korean mission from Sydney?: A response to Dr David Jun’s “The Importance of Migrant Missions in South Korea”’ in Baker, D. ed., Migration, Human Dislocation, and Accountability in Missions (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2017).
- Jackson, D.R., ‘Australian Baptist Churches and the Marginalisation of Ethnicity’ in Jackson, D.R., and Cronshaw, D., eds., Cultural Diversity, Worship, and Australian Baptist Churches – New Wineskins Volume 2, (Macquarie Park, NSW: Morling Press, 2016).
- Jackson, D.R., ‘Evangelism as life-affirming activity in the City’ in International Review of Mission, 105.1 (402), July, 2016. pp 62–71.
- Migration and diaspora
- Intercultural and contextual approaches to faith & leadership
- Ethnicity, identity, and nationalism
- Orthodox-Evangelical encounter