New Books

The Church in Disorienting Times: Leading Prophetically Through Adversity

“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.

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Challenging Tradition: Innovation in Advanced Theological Education

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.

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The Church from Every Tribe and Tongue

Nine scholars from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and North America reflect on the most urgent issues confronting the Church in their contexts. Contributors from the ScholarLeaders Fellowship include Ruth Padilla DeBorst (Costa Rica), Xue Xiaxia (Hong Kong), and Munther Isaac (Palestine).

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Christian Responses to Terrorism: The Kenyan Experience

In this compelling and timely collection, edited by Gordon Heath, Chair of World Christianity at McMaster Divinity College in Canada, and ScholarLeader David Tarus, Lecturer at Kabarak University in Kenya, 17 theologians, pastors, historians, ethicists, and Islam scholars contemplate varied Kenyan Christian responses to terrorism and al-Shabaab, from military action and peace building to interreligious dialogue and poverty alleviation.

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Heaven and Earth in Luke-Acts

Through Jewish, Greco-Roman, and literary analyses of Luke-Acts, ScholarLeader Ming Gao explores Christian understandings of heaven and its relation to God’s Kingdom on earth. Dr. Gao serves as a pastor and professor in China.

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L’Evaluation du Ministère Pastoral (French)

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 Université de l’Alliance Chrétienne d’Abidjan (UACA, formerly FATEAC), a Vital SustainAbility client school, in Côte d’Ivoire.

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So Great a Salvation

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 Women’s PeerLeader Forum).

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