Died. David L. Rambo, 81, president, professor, and evangelical statesman, on March 11, 2016. Rambo was a pastor in Casco, Maine, and a missionary with his late wife, Ruth, in the Philippines (1962–1967), before being named professor of missions (1970–72) and president of Canadian Bible College and Canadian Theological Seminary (1972–78).
He was well known as president of Nyack College (1982–87) and Alliance Theological Seminary (1982–87 and 1996–2000), as well as president of the US Christian and Missionary Alliance (1987–96). Rambo, enjoyed speaking about “Teaching the Story of Jesus in Mission Contexts,” the subject of a mission seminar at OMSC, where he was a Board of Trustees member (1999–2001).
He was also an Executive Committee member of the National Association of Evangelicals (1987–98), a board member of the Evangelical Foreign Mission Association (1978–82), and three times a delegate to the Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization.