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Daniel Dama Publishes Article

We celebrate with Daniel Dama (LeaderStudies), who published an article that distinguishes the Western peace-building model, focused on conferences, lectures, and resolutions, from the African model, focused on community and kinship. He advocates for using the African model to build interfaith peace.

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Thanks from Colombo Theological Seminary

Members of our community continue to give thanks for generous donations to the special COVID-19 relief fund – as in this message from Colombo Theological Seminary in Sri Lanka (VSI). Rochelle goes on to say, “The recent practical support that SL so promptly extended to CTS has enabled us to continue paying salaries to faculty

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Mwawi Chilongozi Elected Secretary General

We rejoice with Mwawi Chilongozi (LeaderStudies) who has been elected Secretary General for the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and South Africa). Pray for God to strengthen and guide her as she steps into this challenging role.

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Sofía Quintanilla Defends Dissertation

We celebrate with Sofía Quintanilla from Costa Rica (LeaderStudies), who successfully defended her dissertation in early September. This is what dissertation defenses look like right now! We’re thankful for the technology that allows scholars to forge ahead and for the courage and commitment of these scholars as they seek to fulfill God’s calling in their

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David Muthukumar Defends Dissertation

Congratulations to David Muthukumar (LeaderStudies), who successfully defended his dissertation in mid-July. David teaches at Union Biblical Seminary in India, where his research upholds Christ’s uniqueness. Please pray for him as he continues to serve the Church.

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Thomas Traore Defends Dissertation

We congratulate Thomas Traore (LeaderStudies), who successfully defended his dissertation in June. In Burkina Faso, he directs the Maranatha Institute, which disciples and trains new pastors. He gives thanks for ScholarLeaders: “By supporting higher-level theological training, SL is contributing to the theological development of the Church around the world and, in particular, in Africa, one

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China Bible Seminary Celebrates 90th Anniversary

China Bible Seminary (CBS) in Hong Kong celebrated its 90th anniversary in June with festivities that complied with current pandemic-related restrictions. They offer thanksgiving for God’s grace and request prayer for His ongoing protection and provision. CBS is led by Julie Wu (LeaderStudies), 2012 ScholarLeader of the Year.

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Reeju Tharakan Completes PhD

We congratulate Reeju Tharakan (LeaderStudies) from India. He was able to finish his PhD this spring, although the graduation ceremony has been delayed by the pandemic. Praise God for him and pray for his ongoing ministry.

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Emad Botros Defends Dissertation

We congratulate Emad Botros (LeaderStudies), who successfully defended his dissertation the week of June 22. He teaches at Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (VSI) in Lebanon, where his emphasis on Jonah equips the next generation of Christians to reach their neighbors with the Gospel. He asks for prayer for ABTS as it switches to a modified

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Tribute to Lamin Sanneh

Lausanne Global Analysis published a tribute to Lamin Sanneh by Wanjiru Gitau (LeaderStudies). Lamin’s legacy is partly carried on by The Sanneh Institute for the advanced study of Christianity and Islam in West Africa, led by John Azumah, one of our board members.

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All Will Be Well

“It is for love that we pay the price.” – Larry A. Smith, President, ScholarLeaders. First Things published a reflection by our President on how love can shape our present and our future even in COVID-19’s shadow.

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