Eva Wong

Country: Malaysia

School: Oxford Centre for Mission Studies (UK)

Area of Study: Theology

Research Focus: A study of the Assemblies of God of Malaysia from classical to contemporary times with special reference to Joel 2:28-32.

Kei Hiramatsu

Country: Japan

School: Asbury Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: New Testament

Research Focus: Christian suffering in conformity to Christ in 2 Corinthians 11-12.

Emmanuel Ndikumana

Country: Burundi

School: Oxford Centre for Mission Studies (UK)

Area of Study: Theology

Research Focus: Justice, forgiveness, and the politics of reconciliation in Burundi.

Chung Man Anna Lo

Country: Cambodia, China

School: Fuller Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: Old Testament

Research Focus: Exodus 19-24 and Ancient Near Eastern law collections as a lens for understanding Cambodian and Hong Kong faith and politics.

Benrilo Kikon

Country: India

School: Oxford Centre for Mission Studies (UK)

Area of Study: Old Testament

Research Focus: Translation, hermeneutics, and a textual analysis of Isaiah 55-66.

Daniel Dama

Country: Benin

School: Fuller Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: Intercultural Studies

Research Focus: Implications for Peacebuilding and missions in West Africa's religiously extremist environment from a comparative study of Christian and Muslim Fulbe songs.

Stavan John

Country: India

School: Oxford Centre for Mission Studies (UK)

Area of Study: Systematic Theology

Research Focus: Christian understandings of Jesus’ bodily resurrection and ascension in contrast to Hindu avatar theology.

Rania Hendy

Country: Egypt

School: Asbury Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: Old Testament

Research Focus: A comparative analysis of the "Oracles Concerning Egypt" in the major prophets as a way to understand modern Egyptian identity.

Raymond

Country: China

School: London School of Theology (UK)

Area of Study: Systematic Theology

Research Focus: A theology of the Godhead in the Gospel of John for the Chinese Church, with implications of Christ’s portrayal in Revelation for Christian worship and missions.

Michelle Mingyue Kang

Country: China

School: Fuller Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: Intercultural Studies

Research Focus: The historical roots of Sinicization, with particular emphasis on the legacy and thought of public theologian Bishop Ding Guan Xun (known as K.H. Ting in the West).

Karim

Country: Algeria

School: Sorbonne University (France)

Area of Study: Systematic Theology

Research Focus: Distinguishing Jesus Christ from Islamic messianic figures for more effective witness among North African Muslims.

Elias Ghazal

Country: Lebanon

School: Lancaster University (UK)

Area of Study: International Relations

Research Focus: The political use of religious violence in order to advance sustainable alternatives for the Middle East.

Nok Kam

Country: Myanmar

School: Fuller Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: Intercultural Studies

Research Focus: Renewing Christian identity and mission among the Burmese in Myanmar.

Raymond Ayayee

Country: Ghana

School: Akrofi-Christaller Institute of Theology – Mission and Culture (Ghana)

Area of Study: Intercultural Studies

Research Focus: Holistic disciple-making and Africa’s transformation, especially the sociocultural impact of parachurch groups in Ghana.

Jean Musavuli

Country: DR Congo

School: Oxford Centre for Mission Studies (UK)

Area of Study: Biblical Studies

Research Focus: Reconsidering the message of Nehemiah and its applicability to Christian leadership in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Andry Randrianasolo

Country: Madagascar

School: Asbury Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: Intercultural Studies

Research Focus: The casting out of demons and laying on of hands in Lutheran missions.

Sofía Quintanilla

Country: Costa Rica

School: Latin American Doctoral Program in Theology (PRODOLA)

Area of Study: Biblical Studies

Research Focus: The significance of chiastic patterns in Scripture and their value for evangelism.

Edmond Vanderpuye

Country: Ghana

School: Oxford Centre for Mission Studies (UK)

Area of Study: Sustainable Development

Research Focus: Financing sustainable development through social enterprise initiatives.

Grace Al-Zoughbi Arteen

Country: Palestine

School: London School of Theology (UK)

Area of Study: Theological Education

Research Focus: Culturally adept educational systems to support women Biblical scholars and theologians in the Middle East.

David Muthukumar

Country: India

School: Fuller Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: Theology

Research Focus: Implications of Christ's uniqueness for a pluralistic context.

Tony Deik

Country: Palestine

School: Trinity College Bristol, University of Aberdeen (UK)

Area of Study: New Testament

Research Focus: Crafting a theology of missions and social justice from Acts.

Salome Simeon

Country: India

School: Christ University (India)

Area of Study: Psychology

Research Focus: A Christian response to cultural factors for depression in India.

Anne Zaki

Country: Egypt

School: Fuller Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: Homiletics

Research Focus: Examining the distinctive Egyptian preaching and worship traditions that emerged during the revolutions of 2011 and 2013.

Valentin Siniy

Country: Ukraine

School: South African Theological Seminary (South Africa)

Area of Study: Theology

Research Focus: Leadership and governance in theological education in Eastern Europe.

Jhohan Centeno

Country: Colombia

School: Universidad Pontificia Boliviana (Colombia)

Area of Study: Biblical Studies

Research Focus: The Biblical roots of contemporary Pentecostal perceptions and practices of anointing.

Eric Sarwar

Country: India

School: Fuller Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: Intercultural Studies

Research Focus: An exploration of the heritage of divine song in the Hebrew psalms and in Islam.

Baraka Nyamutale

Country: DR Congo

School: Shalom University of Bunia (Congo)

Area of Study: Islamic Studies

Research Focus: An understanding of the Islamic community of Bunia (Democratic Republic of Congo).

Sara Amestegui-Deik

Country: Bolivia

School: Bristol Baptist College, University of Aberdeen (UK)

Area of Study: Apologetics, Eschatology

Research Focus: How eschatology and apologetics impact the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Rigoberto Figueroa

Country: Cuba

School: Instituto Teológico (FIET) (Argentina)

Area of Study: Theological Education

Research Focus: The history of Evangelical theological education in Cuba.

Tekletsadik Nigru

Country: Ethiopia

School: Concordia Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: Historical Theology

Research Focus: Building on Early Church insights to foster Christian unity and ecumenical collaboration in Ethiopia.

Azar Ajaj

Country: Israel

School: Spurgeon's College (UK)

Area of Study: Historical Theology

Research Focus: Influences shaping Baptist theology and practice in the Holy Land from its inception in 1867 until the end of American leadership in 2000.

Samuel Nwokoro

Country: Nigeria

School: University of Edinburgh (UK)

Area of Study: Islamic Studies

Research Focus: The Islamization of Arabic and the Arabization of Melkite Christian theology in light of encounters between Christian missionaries and their Muslim neighbors in Nigeria.

Patrick

Country: China

School: Fuller Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: New Testament

Research Focus: Pauline understandings of sin, salvation, and moral responsibility in shame-based cultures.

Joshua Gomatam

Country: India

School: Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (USA)

Area of Study: Old Testament

Research Focus: Comparing the ethical frameworks in the Hebrew Scriptures to that of other Ancient Near Eastern cultures and the Vedic culture of India.

Alexander Belyaev

Country: Russia

School: Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia

Area of Study: Religious Studies

Research Focus: Christology and an analysis of Early Christian apocalyptic tradition.

Kesolenuo Suokhrie

Country: India

School: University of Durham (UK)

Area of Study: Biblical Studies

Research Focus: Exploring inclusivity in the Hebrew Bible to propose a strong Biblical case against ethnic violence, racism, and social discrimination that arise out of ethnocentrism and exclusivist ideologies.

Sofanit Abebe

Country: Ethiopia

School: University of Edinburgh (UK)

Area of Study: New Testament

Research Focus: A Biblical theology of creation and suffering to address Africa’s mounting environmental crisis.

Mwawi Chilongozi

Mwawi Chilongozi

Country: Malawi

School: University of Stellenbosch (South Africa)

Area of Study: Practical Theology

Research Focus: A practical theological reflection on microfinance as a tool of socioeconomic empowerment for rural women in northern Malawi.

Matthias Gergan

Country: India

School: Asbury Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: Intercultural Studies

Research Focus: Equipping the South Asian Himalayan Church to address demographic shifts and cultural changes spurred by rapid globalization.

Talant

Country: Kazakhstan

School: Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: Islamic Studies

Research Focus: Faith and Kazakh ethnic identity.

Meron Gabreananaye

Country: Ethiopia

School: University of Durham (UK)

Area of Study: New Testament

Research Focus: Paul’s use of Temple imagery in the development and practice of Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity.

Boye-Nelson Kiamu

Country: Liberia

School: Fuller Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: Intercultural Studies

Research Focus: The role of media technologies in youth discipleship and Gospel communication in Liberia.

Gerardo Corpeño

Country: El Salvador

School: Wheaton College Graduate School (USA)

Area of Study: Theology

Research Focus: The implications of Christ’s cross for reconciliation in violent societies.

Yan

Country: China

School: China Graduate School of Theology (China)

Area of Study: Church History

Research Focus: Investigating the history of China’s independent church movement.

Noli Mendoza

Country: Philippines

School: University of Aberdeen (UK)

Area of Study: New Testament

Research Focus: The image of Christ as lion and lamb in Revelation and its implications for non-violence.

Motuma Amante

Country: Ethiopia

School: Concordia Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: Theology

Research Focus: Understandings of Lutheran identity in the Ethiopian Evangelical church Mekane Yesus.

Ara Badalian

Country: Iraq

School: Asia Graduate School of Theology (Malaysia)

Area of Study: Islamic Studies

Research Focus: Christian-Muslim dialogue in Iraqi history.

Denys Kondyuk

Country: Ukraine

School: Charles University (Prague)

Area of Study: Theology

Research Focus: Developing cultural analysis through theological aesthetics.

Jonatan Simons

Country: Colombia

School: Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry (Australian Catholic University)

Area of Study: Theology

Research Focus: Upholding early Christian (Irenaean) recognition of God’s triune nature to resist nontrinitarian teachings.

Medhat Youssef

Country: Egypt

School: VID Specialized University (Norway)

Area of Study: Theology

Research Focus: Engaging post-revolution Egypt from the perspective of Isaiah 19.

Serge Yao

Country: Côte d’Ivoire

School: Université de l’Alliance Chrétienne d’Abidjan (UACA) (Côte d’Ivoire)

Area of Study: Old Testament

Research Focus: Exploring ethnicity and identity in Esther to promote respect for cultural differences amid tribalism and division.