Book Review: Taking Up the Mantle: Latin American Evangelical Theology in the 20th Century

In Taking Up the Mantle, J Daniel Salinas weaves together complex threads of a Latin American Evangelicalism that has roots in religious divisions in Europe in the 17th century, reached Latin America in the missionary movements of the 19th century, and remains somewhat fragmented today..... read more

Reseña bibliográfica: Taking Up the Mantle: Latin American Evangelical Theology in the 20th Century

En Taking up the Mantle, Daniel Salinas teje la complejidad de los hilos de la fe evangélica en Latinoamérica Los hilos divididós en Europa en el siglo XVII, llegaron a América Latina en los movimientos misioneros del siglo XIX y permanecen divididos hasta hoy día A pesar de que existen..... read more

Taking Action in a Context of Fragility and Volatility

Ministry in a Context of Fragility and Volatility Nearly two years ago, I sat around a table with several seminary presidents from around the world The countries they represented were facing intense sociopolitical turmoil: one had recently emerged from a decades-long civil war; two were..... read more

InResponse: Vision and Leadership: Vital to Sustaining the Faith in Sub-Saharan Africa

In his article, “Sustaining What Matters,” Jason Ferenczi presents a multifaceted understanding of the sustainability of theological institutions Theological schools play a critical role in ensuring the future of Christianity, particularly in my own context of Africa As President of the..... read more

Theological Education in Africa: Business or Mission?

Abstract: Financial viability remains one of the greatest challenges facing schools of theology To succeed, schools in Africa need to better understand the business of theological education in order to better accomplish their mission To do so, schools must better understand the true costs of..... read more

Christian Reflective Practice: Prayer as a Tool for Reflection and Application in Theological Education

Abstract: Reflection and application are integral for deep learning and for bridging the theory-practice gap, especially in Christian formation A survey of the literature in both general education and Christian education deepens the theoretical understanding of the impact of reflection and..... read more

Theological Education in the Western Hemisphere: Select Histories and Current Trends – A Review Essay

Theological education in North America particularly, but also across the EuroAmerican West more generally, is undergoing sea changes This review attends to some of the developments, focusing specifically on four recent books published by Wipf and Stock1 Consideration of these volumes will help..... read more

Context, Ideas, Dialogue – Shaping Theological Education

The InSights Journal exists because theological education plays a critical role in the growth and maturation of the global church Theological schools provide the training ground for Christian leaders serving in the Church and society, as well bear a responsibility to think theologically and..... read more

Reverse Innovation: A Response

Progress in theological education does not always begin with copying a model from somewhere else Instead, “progress may require listening more carefully to the market and developing an entirely different approach in response to emerging needs” (Hunter 2016, 11) What eventually led to the Congo..... read more

Inverser l’Innovation: Une Réponse

Le progrès dans la formation théologique n’est pas toujours résultat de l’émulation d’un modèle préexistant Par contre, «le progrès peut requérir de prêter une oreille attentive à la demande sur le marché (dans la société) en vue de développer une approche totalement..... read more