Urban missions leader and alumnus Francis DuBose dies

Francis M. DuBose, an alumnus of Southwestern and retired missions professor and urban missions director at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, died of age-related causes, June 20. He was 87.

DuBose, who received his B.D. (1957) and Th.D. (1961) from Southwestern, was a pioneer in urban missions, authoring several books related to the topic. Prior to joining the faculty of Golden Gate Seminary in 1966, he served as a pastor in Texas, a director of missions in Michigan and as a teaching fellow in missions at Southwestern Seminary from 1960-61.

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