Prayer Community

Gelu Paul Faina in Romania

Like most churches in Romania and beyond, our church has been holding Sunday church services on Zoom and YouTube, but we are slowly attempting to get out of Internet mode. We are trying to move out of a state of emergency into a transitional state of alertness.

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News

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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News

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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Denys Kondyuk in Ukraine

Pray for the situation in Ukraine, for war to end, and for all the political processes to bring peace to our country, enable some financial stability, and preserve freedom of faith and ministry for our churches.

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Andrey Kravtsev in Russia

It has become a common thing to say the world is not going to be the same after the pandemic. Let us pray that the Church will come out of the crisis with fresh vision and strength to fulfill its mission in whatever circumstance we may find ourselves tomorrow.

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New Books

Perception and Identity

Our June book of the month is Perception and Identity by Seblewengel Daniel, Head of Academic Affairs at Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology and a participant in the Women’s PeerLeader Forum. This book helps global Christians understand Ethiopia’s diverse Christian traditions. It discusses avenues for unity, grounded in God’s Word and shared belief in the

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Pray for Racial Justice, Peace, and Reconciliation in the US and Beyond

This past week, thousands of protesters in hundreds of cities across the United States and worldwide have joined in anti-racism solidarity demonstrations, following widespread circulation of graphic video footage showing George Floyd’s death. In the Body of Christ, when “one member suffers, all suffer together” (1 Cor. 12:26). We are grateful for every message we have received from members of the ScholarLeaders fellowship around the world, asking how to pray for those of us in the United States during this painful time.

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Alexander Belyaev in Russia

Today, life in Russia, and all around the world, has been influenced by COVID-19. Herzen University was closed for more than a month. The pre-defense of my thesis took place without my participation and now I need to make adjustments to the text, because I could not personally answer the Committee’s questions.

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News

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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