Supported and equipped to reach the lost in their language

George Mutuku

Dr. George Mbithi Mutuku is a former Langham Scholar and has recently taken a job with DOOR International. DOOR (Deaf Opportunity Out Reach) partners with Deaf believers worldwide to translate scripture to their heart sign language. Their vision is that every deaf person is transformed by knowing, following, and serving God. The opportunity to study…

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Ugandan Scholar equipped to relieve poverty and bring good news

God’s Word brings good news to the poor.  But what does that mean for a Ugandan widow unable to feed or shelter her children? Or to any number of the 422 million people across Africa living below the global poverty line?  There are many relief and development organisations working to end poverty. But for pastor…

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New Service Centre in Carlisle doubles capacity

Langham’s new fit-for-purpose support centre and distribution hub in Carlisle (UK) is now in use, despite Covid-related delays and interruptions. LPUKI’s National Director John Libby spoke to BBC Radio Cumbria about the development: The three-year project seeks to fulfil the need for double the capacity of the previous warehouse and offices, leased by Langham for…

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Scholar multiplies ministers of hope in Brazil

What is the impact of just one leader in Brazil gaining a PhD through your support of Langham? You may be surprised by the answer! In the late 80s, Antonio Barro studied for a PhD at Fuller Theological Seminary as a Langham Scholar.  During this time, he conceived the idea of a seminary in Brazil that would…

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Egyptian Scholar hopes to equip leaders for discipleship and mission

George Bishai is a Langham Scholar from Egypt, who is hoping to finish his PhD at Moore College, Sydney, later this year. He has a wife, Mervat, and two daughters, Karin (15) and Emma (6). Currently, George is spending time at world-renowned Tyndale House in Cambridge, where he has benefitted greatly from the community of…

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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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Taking research onto the streets

Myrto Theocharous

Dr Myrto Theocharous asks me to imagine if God had a business card, what it would say. “When I introduce myself I say, ‘I’m Myrto Theocharous and I’m a Professor of Old Testament.’ When God introduces himself to Israel he says, ‘I am the anti-slavery God.’ “This theme comes up constantly in the Old Testament…

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