Through careful exegesis of the Pastoral Epistles, ScholarLeader Noël N’Guessan develops evaluation measures for supporting the growth and renewal of pastors and their ministries. A pastor himself, Noël also directs the Practical Theology Department at West Africa Alliance Seminary (FATEAC), a Vital SustainAbility client school, in Côte d’Ivoire.
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ScholarLeader John Jusu, Professor at Africa International University (Kenya), reflects on God’s heart for widows, orphans, and foreigners, as well as the Church’s calling to welcome and serve this marginalized trio.
Nine scholars reflect on the doctrine of salvation in the Majority World. Contributors include Drs. Jules Martinez (LeaderStudies Scholarship recipient), Milton Acosta from FUSBC (a Vital SustainAbility client school), and Emily Choge Kerama (participant in the Global Women’s PeerLeader Forum).
By 2030, China will likely surpass the US as the country with the world’s largest Christian population. Yet, many Chinese still view Christianity as a “Western” religion, “bad for China,” or a ruse for the superstitious. Find out how ScholarLeader Xue Xiaxia is setting the record straight in this abridged article for Bible Study Magazine. For more on the history and legacy of Christianity in China, read the full-length feature here.
Thank you for standing with us in support of Christian leaders in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America. Without your contributions and encouragement, our ministry – now, of 33 years! – would not be possible. In recent years, we have been stretched in new and demanding ways, largely related to advising executive leaders of theological schools… Read more.
This important new volume presents insights from the Africa Leadership Study, which collected data from over 8,000 surveys and 57 interviews on Christian leadership and formation across three African contexts. Several members of the ScholarLeaders Fellowship contributed to this work: Drs. John Jusu, David Ngaruiya, and Wanjiru Gitau, as well as Dr. Nupanga Weanzana, President of Bangui Evangelical School of Theology, a VSI client school. Dr. Tite Tiénou, our Board Chair, penned the foreword.
Thousands are coming to Christ in India, but how might the Church address rising “re-conversions” to Hinduism? In Pakistan, one of the world’s most restrictive countries, how do Christians carry out the Great Commission? How are Jesus’ disciples in China overcoming historic associations of Christianity with Western imperialism? Discover how Manohar James, Gloria Calib, and Xue Xiaxia are tackling these and other challenges to the Church in their contexts.
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