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.
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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.
On Easter Sunday, 21 April 2019, Muslim suicide bombers killed 258 people in my country, Sri Lanka. Afterward, some Christians were terrified, asking, “How do we plan future services?” Others called for retaliation. In fact, in mid-May, mobs attacked mosques. 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.
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.
Thousands are coming to Christ in India, but how might the Church address rising “re-conversions” to Hinduism? How do Pakistani Christians carry out the Great Commission in one of the world’s most restrictive countries? How are Jesus’ disciples in China overcoming historic associations of Christianity with Western imperialism? What does it mean to be “downwardly mobile” and serve the marginalized in the Philippines? How might the Church in Nigeria respond to corruption in society? Discover how Majority World leaders are tackling these and other challenges in their contexts.
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