“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.
Trained leaders help their congregations understand the Scriptures better so that they are equipped to serve Christ more effectively with their hearts and hands. To read more about what advanced theological education means around the world and about some of the new, creative approaches to teaching and learning, check out this book from Langham Publishing, in which one-third of the contributors are members of the ScholarLeaders Fellowship.
Interested in learning about integrity and education? Governance and Christian Higher Education in the African Context just came out and includes essays on these subjects by two members of our network, David Ngaruiya (also a co-editor) and Paul Mbandi.
Egyptian ScholarLeader Ayman S. Ibrahim and Ant Greenham’s edited volume includes critiques of the Insider Movement from scholars of Islam and Christianity, Christian believers from Muslim backgrounds, and missionaries working in the Middle East and other Muslim-majority contexts.
Nine scholars from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and North America reflect on the most urgent issues confronting the Church in their contexts. Contributors from the ScholarLeaders Fellowship include Ruth Padilla DeBorst (Costa Rica), Xue Xiaxia (Hong Kong), and Munther Isaac (Palestine).
In this important new volume, ScholarLeader Sutrisna Harjanto of Bandung Theological Seminary illuminates spiritual formation for marketplace ministry, identifying how the Church can encourage and equip Christian professionals to approach their daily work with missional purpose.
In this compelling and timely collection, edited by Gordon Heath, Chair of World Christianity at McMaster Divinity College in Canada, and ScholarLeader David Tarus, Lecturer at Kabarak University in Kenya, 17 theologians, pastors, historians, ethicists, and Islam scholars contemplate varied Kenyan Christian responses to terrorism and al-Shabaab, from military action and peace building to interreligious dialogue and poverty alleviation.
Through Jewish, Greco-Roman, and literary analyses of Luke-Acts, ScholarLeader Ming Gao explores Christian understandings of heaven and its relation to God’s Kingdom on earth. Dr. Gao serves as a pastor and professor in China.