Gordon Olson was converted and called to the ministry while studying engineering. After majoring in theology at Dallas Seminary, he founded the Pakistan Fellowship of Evangelical Students (1956) and ministered in Urdu among indigenous Brethren assemblies in Pakistan. He was Professor of Theology and Missions at Northeastern Bible College (1967-90), a trustee member of Christar mission (1968-2004), served in Baptist pastorates in New Jersey and New York City, and was a Bible answerman on WFME for a decade. He received the Doctorate in Missiology from Trinity International University, and his missions text, What in the World is God Doing? (5th edition) has been widely used since 1990. Two additional books authored by Dr. Olson are Beyond Calvinism and Arminianism (2002) and Getting the Gospel Right (2005). In addition, in 2018 Dr. Olson published The Resurrection New Testament, a complete transnational revision based on his decades of study. This work also includes an Interwoven Gospel Narrative . All books are available by clicking on the MORE tab above and then selecting "BOOKS BY DR. OLSON." Most recently he was a Bible and missions conference speaker, as well as an adjunct professor at Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia.
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Thank you for coming to help us celebrate the life and ministry of our dear friend and brother the Reverend, Doctor Gordon Olson. Although we grieve the loss of this wonderful family man, friend and ministry leader, we have the promise of God that we do not grieve as those who have no hope. God’s Apostle Paul wrote in 1 Thessalonians four that we will see our fellow believers again. . . . . . .