Scholar from dangerous Central Asian country returning to serve underground seminary 

Amir in library

Around the world, more than 325 Langham Scholars are serving in 90+ nations. Langham has supported these men and women financially and pastorally to complete theological PhDs.  The country of Stan*, however, has never had an indigenous, evangelical scholar – until now. Thanks to the generosity of Langham’s supporters, Stan’s first evangelical scholar ever is…

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Faith lived out in flood-hit Pakistan

Pakistan Floods

Langham Graduate Qaiser Julius is ‘putting his theology into practice’ by coordinating a compassion campaign to help hundreds of families devastated by flooding in recent weeks.  Since the rains started in mid-June, more than 1,400 people have died in Pakistan. The UN estimates that one million homes have been destroyed.  Sherry Rahman, Pakistan’s climate minister,…

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Providing crucial care to volcano survivors in DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo is facing significant challenges: famine, war, Covid-19. And last year a volcano erupted near Goma city, displacing hundreds and leaving many destitute and traumatised – including Christian leaders.  Dr Eraston Kighoma, who gained his PhD through Langham, played a key role in the relief effort. His organisation CIMR (Centre for…

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First Japanese Langham Scholar returns to preach and teach

In October the first Langham Scholar from Japan, Kei Hiramatsu, graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary, US. Kei and his young family have now returned to Japan, where Kei is teaching at Central Bible College in Tokyo. He’s also pastoring a local church. Although a developed, wealthy country, Japan has very few Christians and even fewer…

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Scholar brings biblical truth to Papua New Guinea

“Instead of allowing our beliefs to influence scripture, we need to allow scripture to influence our beliefs,” emphasises Langham Scholar George Mombi, from Papua New Guinea (PNG). George has been working on his PhD since 2015 at Otago University, New Zealand. He’s recently returned to PNG to continue teaching at the Christian Leaders’ Training College.…

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Consecrated on a football pitch

Not every football pitch gets a crowd of 10,000 spectators. Nor does every bishop have 10,000 people singing at their consecration. But that was the scene on a Sunday in August last year, in the bustling town of Lira in central Uganda, when Langham Scholar Reverend Canon Doctor Alfred Olwa was consecrated as the new…

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