About Taylor

photo by Bob Walters
Taylor Walters Denyer is a missiologist, pastor and global nomad who is passionate about community development and the transformation of the ways we approach mission. She currently lives in Slovenia with her husband (a foreign service officer) and daughter.  She is an elder in The United Methodist Church's North Katanga Conference and has lived and served in Algeria, Djibouti, Zambia, DR Congo, Chile, and the USA. 

Taylor earned her MDiv from Wesley Theological Seminary, her BA/MA in International Development from American University in Washington, DC, and her DTh in Missiology on the topic of Decolonizing Mission Partnerships via the University of South Africa. 

Taylor serves as the President of Friendly Planet Missiology (FPM) and as The Rev. Dr. Bishop Mande Muyombo's Executive Assistant for Strategic Partnership and Engagement for the North Katanga-Tanganyika-Tanzania Episcopal Area of The United Methodist Church.  She coaches church leaders locally and globally.  She is available for consultations and happily accepts invitations to lead seminars and retreats on rethinking our approaches to helping and serving others.