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We’re proud to announce a new issue of the InSights Journal for Global Theological Education. You can read articles about women’s theological education in the Middle East, ways to measure pastoral training needs, and much more. We praise God for the authors and communities who share their wisdom in this publication.

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Global InSights

“I’ve Never Seen Myself So Beautiful”: Marcio & Michelle Carvalho

In 1988, Antonio Barro began a Doctorate in Missiology at Fuller Theological Seminary. On his scholarship application to ScholarLeaders, he wrote, “The church [in Brazil] is [awakening] for missions…. The preparation that we get… gives us confidence in developing our own ministry.” Over thirty years later, Antonio’s PhD, supported by ScholarLeaders, has yielded the “hundredfold” fruit of

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Nelson Kiamu from Liberia

What is very crucial about Liberia is the number of young people in the nation. Liberia has a very youthful population, and Esther and I have had the opportunity of discipling and preaching the gospel to youths. Please pray that the young people in Liberia will come to hear the gospel of Jesus Christ and have a transformative relationship with God.

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from Jan/Feb 2018

Xue Xiaxia

Fifty years ago, millions of Red Guards—a ruthless cadre of radicalized students—waged war against tradition and religion, the twin threats to Maoism. This was modern China’s darkest decade: the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (1966–1976).

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from Mar/Apr 2018

Pontien Batibuka

Many corners of the world have seen their share of war and its aftermath, but few have experienced the depths of violence that have taken place over the past 20 years in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In 2002, The Economist magazine called it “the most miserable place on earth.”

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from May/June 2017

Kin Yip Louie

Hong Kong is an iconic city bridging Western and Eastern culture. For 150 years it was under British rule, which sheltered it from the upheaval of China’s Communist revolution in the 1950s. In 1997, when the British ceded Hong Kong’s territory back to China, it was designated as a nearly autonomous region.

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from July/Aug 2016

Ivan Rusyn

All followers of Christ are called to forgive, but few are put to the test like Christians in war-torn countries. Ivan Rusyn, President of Ukranian Evangelical Theological Seminary, says his country’s prolonged conflict with Russia has given believers in Ukraine a new perspective.

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from Nov/Dec 2016

Daniel Salinas

Evangelicals in Latin America have often been told that they have no tradition—that evangelicalism is a faith for missionaries and outsiders.”

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from Mar/Apr 2016

Lal Senanayake

Lal Senanayake, president of Lanka Bible College in Kandy, Sri Lanka, grew up in a small Sri Lankan Buddhist village with 11 brothers and sisters.

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from Jan/Feb 2016

Ara Badalian

“I didn’t know anything about Christianity, except that I was a Christian,” says Ara Badalian, now pastor of a vibrant church in the heart of Baghdad.

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from Nov/Dec 2015

Nelson Morales

Overrun with gang violence, drug trade, poverty, and religious and political scandals, Guatemala might seem like a challenging context in which to spread the gospel. Yet Nelson Morales, professor of New Testament and Greek at the Theological Seminary of Central America (SETECA), says the most noticeable thing about the Central American country is its openness to spirituality.

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from May/June 2015

Jules Martinez

During high school, Jules Martinez, now a pastor and theology professor, sought answers about the spiritual world. Living on the north coast of Puerto Rico, the Martinez family were “cultural Catholics,” and some practiced Santeria, which Martinez describes as “a combination of Caribbean spiritism and Catholicism.”

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