The ScholarLeader of the Year Award recognizes exceptional Christian leaders from the Majority World and provides opportunities for them to share their work globally.
2014 | DR Congo
Dr. David Kasali
Following the devastating war in his native country, the Democratic Republic of Congo, David and his wife Kaswera sensed God’s call to return home. In 2005, David and Kaswera founded Congo Initiative… Read more.
2012 | Hong Kong
Dr. Julie Lee Wu
In 2002, Julie began her tenure as the President and Dean of China Bible Seminary in Hong Kong. Julie’s passion is equipping church leaders for effective ministry in Hong Kong and throughout Asia. Read more.
2011 | Londrina, Brazil
Dr. Antonio Barro
In 1995, Antonio founded South American Theological Seminary (SATS) in Londrina, Brazil. He began with a typewriter and a desk in his home, and a vision for a school that would bring the truth and hope of the Gospel to bear on issues facing the Church in Latin America. Read more.
2010 | Nairobi, Kenya
Dr. Gladys Mwiti
In 1990, Gladys and her husband Gershon founded Oasis Africa, a highly respected training organization for peer counseling and trauma intervention. She now supervises a team of over 20 psychologists. Read more.