DepartmentsCrowell School of Business
Undergraduate Business Department
Biola AffiliationsEmployee, Faculty

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Degrees

  • Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University
  • M.A., Claremont Graduate School
  • B.A., California State University, Northridge

Biography

Dr. Steven Rundle, professor of economics and international business, focuses his teaching and research on the intersection between international economics and world mission. He has published two books: Great Commission Companies: The Emerging Role of Business in Missions and Economic Justice in a Flat World: Christian Perspectives on Globalization. Rundle is the advisor for the International Business concentration.

Affiliations

  • Association of Christian Economists
  • American Economic Association
  • Evangelical Missiological Society
  • Christian Business Faculty Association

Awards

  • Faculty Excellence in Biblical Integration, Biola University, 2001
  • Claremont Graduate School Tuition Fellowship, 1991-1994
  • Magna Cum Laude, California State University, Northridge, 1991
  • Honorable Discharge, USMC, 1981, 1984

Publications

Books:

  • Economic Justice in a Flat World: Christian Perspectives on Globalization (ed.) Paternoster Publishing Co. (2009)
  • Great Commission Companies: The Emerging Role of Business in Missions (with Tom Steffen) InterVarsity Press, Downers Grove, IL (Second edition, 2011).

Journal Articles & Book Chapters

  • "Does Donor Support Help or Hinder Business as Mission Practitioners? An Empirical Assessment." International Bulletin of Missionary Research (January, 2014): 21-26.
  • "'Business as Mission' Hybrids: A Review and Research Agenda." Journal of Biblical Integration in Business (Spring, 2012): 66-79.
  • "Response to Quatro and Childs." Journal of Biblical Integration in Business (Spring, 2012): 98-101.
  • "The Challenge of Globalization in Christian Perspective," in Rundle, Steven L. Economic Justice in a Flat World: Christian Perspectives on Globalization. Paternoster Publishing Co. (2009): 1-18.
  • "Restoring the Role of Business in Mission," in Winter, R. D. and S. C. Hawthorne (eds.) Perspectives on the World Christian Movement. Fourth edition (Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 2009): 757-763.
  • "Funding a Kingdom Company" (with Thomas Sudyk) Evangelical Missions Quarterly 43:4 (October 2007): 442-448.
  • "The Distinctives and Challenges of Business as Mission" (with C. Neal Johnson), in Steffen, Tom and Mike Barnett (eds), Business as Mission: From Impoverished to Empowered. William Carey Library, Pasadena, CA (2006): 19-36.
  • "Corporate Social Responsibility in a Globalizing World: What's a Christian Executive to Do?" Business and Professional Ethics Journal. 23:4 (2004): 171-183.
  • "Preparing the Next Generation of Kingdom Entrepreneurs" in Tetsunao Yamamori and Kenneth Eldred (eds.), On Kingdom Business: Transforming World Mission Through Kingdom Entrepreneurs. Crossway Books, Wheaton IL (2003): 225-244.
  • "A Guide to Further Reading" (with Patrick Lai) in Tetsunao Yamamori and Kenneth Eldred (eds.), On Kingdom Business: Transforming World Mission Through Kingdom Entrepreneurs. Crossway Books, Wheaton IL (2003): 325-339.
  • "Ministry, Profit and the Schizophrenic Tentmaker." Evangelical Missions Quarterly (July 2000): 292-300.
  • "The Christian Business Scholar and the Great Commission: A Proposal for Expanding the Agenda." Journal of Biblical Integration in Business (Fall 2000): 94-108.

Courses

Undergraduate courses at Biola University:

  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • International Trade and Finance
  • Global Business Environment
  • Business as Mission
  • Economic and Spiritual Transformation in Modern China

Graduate courses at Biola University:

  • International Economics and Trade
  • Business and Government in a Global Marketplace
  • Global Issues
  • Business as Mission
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