Abstract Theological education in the Indian Himalayan region, like the region itself, stands in continuity and discontinuity with the rest of India and the Global Church This article offers a picture of theological education in the region to show both its distinctness and oneness with broader..... read more
Matthias Gergan has family ties across India’s Himalayas as well as friendships in the Tibetan Buddhist community. Called to leave a career in engineering and IT to serve the Church directly, Matthias began his PhD at Asbury Theological Seminary in Intercultural Studies in 2017 with a Scholar Leaders Leader Studies scholarship. His research helps the Himalayan Church understand its identity in Christ despite increasing political, social, and ethnic tensions. He encourages the Himalayan Church and Christians in the diaspora to celebrate Gospel-centered unity and diversity.