ScholarLeader Eric Sawar, founder of the Tehillim School of Church Music and Worship in Pakistan, explains how the shared musical heritage of the Psalms can be a powerful resource for peacemaking between Christians and Muslims. Read more.
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ScholarLeader Tharwat Wahba, Chair of Missions at Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo, traces the development of the Evangelical Church of Egypt and its historical relationship with the American Presbyterian Mission. Sponsored by an InSights Grant, Tharwat is currently translating this book into Arabic. Check out Tharwat’s 2012 InSights Essay: Hope for the Church in Egypt.
By 2030, China will likely surpass the US as the country with the world’s largest Christian population. Yet, today many Chinese view Christianity as a “Western” religion, “bad for China,” or a ruse for the superstitious. ScholarLeader Xue Xiaxia hopes to set the record straight.
With 350 contributors (including 24 ScholarLeaders) from 50 countries, this exciting new resource provides unique African perspectives, connects Scripture to distinct African contexts, and relates biblical truth to traditional African wisdom. ScholarLeaders John Jusu (Supervising Editor) and Gladys Mwiti served on the Editorial Board, chaired by ScholarLeaders Board Chair Tite Tiénou. Watch Gladys explain the value of this volume here.
Discover how ScholarLeader Gloria Calib’s surprising research findings are guiding her mission mobilization efforts in one of the world’s most restricted contexts here.
ScholarLeaders Board Member John Azumah outlines five forms of Islam (missionary, mystical, ideological, militant, and progressive), and suggests how Christians might respond as bridge-builders and peacemakers. Read more.
Egyptian ScholarLeader Anne Zaki addressed over 1,000 young Christians at the 2016 Lausanne Young Leaders Gathering in Indonesia. Listen as Anne challenges believers to turn from the idols of security and self-sufficiency, and toward the living God, who calls us to a world in need.