Dean Flemming (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is a lecturer in New Testament at European Nazarene College in Buesingen, Germany. An experienced missionary educator, he formerly taught at Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary in the Philippines (1987-1997). He has also served on the faculty of the Asia Graduate School of Theology and has taught and spoken in numerous countries throughout Asia, the Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. Flemming has written extensively on the subject of contextualization, as well as a recent commentary on Philippians. An ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene, he has pastored churches in Ohio and Japan.