Neighbor-Care within the Theological Community

In a global moment starkly marked by violence, economic inflation, and political and ethnic divisions, the theme of caring for one’s neighbor seems more important than ever This Spring’s issue of the InSights Journal presents five articles and a book review that consider this theme from several..... read more

From Despair to Hope: How Refugees from Muslim Backgrounds Use the Concept of Hope in their Approach to the Church and Conversion

Abstract The central question of this article is how the concept of hope shapes the experiences of refugees from Muslim backgrounds as they approach conversion to Christianity in Europe I will explore this question by briefly considering Charles Richard Snyder’s definition of hope before..... read more

Creating a New MA in Christian-Muslim Relations: A Case Study from the Evangelical Theological College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Abstract The process of developing a new educational program requires a survey of local conditions and global realities, discussion with different stakeholders, development of a curriculum, implementation, and a continuous test of the program’s impact on the lives of the students and their..... read more

The Theological Educational Model of China Evangelical Seminary and John Vervaeke’s Four Ways of Knowing

Abstract Established in 1970, China Evangelical Seminary (CES) has produced over 2,000 graduates, yet a thorough examination of its theological education model is conspicuously lacking This article seeks to begin to fill this void by delving into CES’s educational philosophy and practices..... read more

Effective Leadership: Board Relationships in Theological Institutions

Author’s Note: This article builds on ideas shared at the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary Board meeting in September 2023, where I was asked to reflect on the relationship between the board and the executive leader I’m grateful for interactions with the board members and with Scholar..... read more

Book Review: “On Becoming Wise Together: Learning and Leading in the City”

Book Review by Helen Yeung Wong, Maria Liu On Becoming Wise Together: Learning and Leading in the City Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2023 Summary In this newest volume of the Theological Education between the Times series, Maria Liu Wong brings her readers on..... read more