We celebrate with Dr. Sutrisna Harjanto, who was recently installed as President of Bandung Theological Seminary in Indonesia. Sutrisna received support through LeaderStudies for his PhD at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, during which he studied how Christians can witness in their professional vocations. Read a short profile about him here.
In 2016, Emiola Nihinlola gathered the staff of Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary (NBTS) in Ogbomosho, Nigeria. They had just finished months of planning alongside the ScholarLeaders Vital SustainAbility team to create a strategy for strengthening NBTS. Just one facet of that strategy – a solar energy project – would take over two years to complete. Read more.
“How can we be salt, light, and yeast that Scripture exhorts us to be when faced with despair? How can we live as active heroes when others expect us to be passive victims?” In light of this summer’s tensions in the Middle East, we invite you to read this collection of essays with contributions by Martin Accad, Yohanna Katanacho, and Elie Hadad, members of the ScholarLeaders fellowship.
Trained leaders help their congregations understand the Scriptures better so that they are equipped to serve Christ more effectively with their hearts and hands. To read more about what advanced theological education means around the world and about some of the new, creative approaches to teaching and learning, check out this book from Langham Publishing, in which one-third of the contributors are members of the ScholarLeaders Fellowship.
Bethlehem Bible College (BBC) is celebrating its 40th birthday and recently highlighted the three leaders who have served as its academic deans: Salim Munayer, Yohanna Katanacho, and Munther Isaac. ScholarLeaders supported all three for their doctoral work (Langham co-sponsored Yohanna and Munther). We praise God for this school and for these faithful, gifted men. You can read more on BBC’s blog.
Interested in learning about integrity and education? Governance and Christian Higher Education in the African Context just came out and includes essays on these subjects by two members of our network, David Ngaruiya (also a co-editor) and Paul Mbandi.