The Day of the Lord in Malaysia: Classical to Contemporary Pentecostalism in the Assemblies of God with reference to Joel 2:28-32

Our May book is The Day of the Lord in Malaysia: Classical to Contemporary Pentecostalism in the Assemblies of God with reference to Joel 2:28-32 by Eva Wong (Leader Studies) Dr Wong earned her PhD from the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies in the UK with support from ScholarLeaders She is a..... read more

Ama Namin: The Lord’s Prayer in Philippine Life and Spirituality

Our April book of the month is Ama Namin: The Lord's Prayer in Philippine Life and Spirituality, edited by Timoteo Gener (Vital Sustainability) and Jason Tan (Leader Studies) This resource brings together the voices of Filipino evangelical scholars in a work of contextual and biblical..... read more

Religion, Media & Conversion in Iran

Our March book is Religion, Media & Conversion in Iran by Sara Afshari Dr Afshari completed her PhD in 2017 from the University of Edinburgh with funding from ScholarLeaders She now serves as a Research Tutor at Oxford Centre for Mission..... read more

Meet Dr. Erin Barber, Our New Director of Advancement

Dear Friends of ScholarLeaders,It gives me great pleasure to announce that we have welcomed a new member to the ScholarLeaders team: Dr Erin Barber, Director of Advancement Erin will lead our fundraising efforts as we continue to cultivate theological leaders for the global Church and expand our..... read more

Psalms, Islam, and Shalom: A Common Heritage of Divine Songs for Muslim-Christian Friendship

Our February book of the month is “Psalms, Islam, and Shalom: A Common Heritage of Divine Songs for Muslim-Christian Friendship” by Eric Sarwar Dr Sarwar completed his PhD at Fuller in 2021 with support from ScholarLeaders He's the founding president of Tehillim School of Church Music &..... read more

Les Origines du Coran et de I’islam

Our January book is Les Origines du Coran et de I'islam by Karim, who is pursuing a doctoral thesis at the École pratique des hautes études / Paris Sciences et Lettres (PSL) with funding from..... read more

Surviving Jewel: The Enduring Story of Christianity in the Middle East.

Our December book is Surviving Jewel: The Enduring Story of Christianity in the Middle East Anne Zaki (LS), originally from Egypt, contributed the chapter "Public Theology and the Middle Eastern..... read more

Reflections on the Imprecatory Psalms from Ukraine

Read a theological reflection on the imprecatory psalms by Oleksandr Geychenko, President of Odessa Theological Seminary in Ukraine, in OTS’s latest journal issue If you’re interested in other Ukrainian theological perspectives on suffering and war, you can purchase the full journal and help..... read more

A Postfoundationalist Comparative Christology: Parity, Particularity, and Universality in Indian Interreligious Dialogues

Our November book is A Postfoundationalist Comparative Christology: Parity, Particularity, and Universality in Indian Interreligious Dialogues by David Muthukumar (LS) This work facilitates dialogue across religions while affirming the particularity and universality of the Christian..... read more

Why Are Social Enterprises Key to Fulfilling Jesus’s Mission?

Jesus gave the Great Commission in Matthew 28:18-20 to the Church as its mission, but that mission is different from His personal mission What was His personal mission We find it in Luke 4:18-19: “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me because He has anointed me to preach the Gospel, proclaim good..... read more

Read an African Perspective on Jesus’s Mission

“Ivory tower” I always rankled at the application of that term to theological scholarship, especially when my supposed “ivory tower” sat on the dodgy end of Medellín, encircled by razor wire Admittedly, some academics do operate at a distant remove from the grind of urban misery or..... read more

Re:Visiting Ukraine

Last month Evan Hunter, Vice President for ScholarLeaders International, met with Christian leaders in Ukraine to discuss "Theology and Theological Education after Bucha" These men and women have served thousands, providing food, medical supplies, and Bibles to those in need “We have much to..... read more

Endangered Moral Values: Nigeria’s Search for Love, Truth, Justice and Intimacy

Our August book is “Endangered Moral Values: Nigeria’s Search for Love, Truth, Justice and Intimacy” by Sunday Bobai Agang (LS) This work examines how many challenges facing Nigeria in the twenty-first century are rooted in an eroding moral foundation Agang offers readers a passionate..... read more

New Scholars 2022

Dina Bishay Dina is working on a PhD in Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary with a research focus on how secular education in Egypt impacts the Egyptian Church Upon graduation, Dina plans to serve on faculty at the Evangelical Theological Seminary - Cairo Mirzabek Mirzabek is the first..... read more

Ukrainian Relief Fund Update

Five months have passed since Russia invaded Ukraine The war has forced millions from their homes We are grateful for the generosity of many who have supported the Ukrainian Relief Fund – our effort in cooperation with Overseas Council/United World Mission In this initiative, Taras..... read more