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PROFile – August 2017

Jeff and Molly want to make the Bible come alive for their Muslim students. They want their students to see God for who He is and come to know him personally. What better way to make the Bible come alive than by inviting them to a Bible study to discuss a book that takes place in their very own country?

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PROFile – July 2017

The academic year has come to a close, and we were thrilled to encourage and equip 124 missional Christian professors in 42 nations this year (182% growth over the past six years–see growth chart below)! Each professor is personally involved in the lives of approximately 200 students (through their classes, having students into their homes, Bible studies and other contexts).

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PROFile – June 2017

Dave has been teaching with Global Scholars in a post-Christian European country for the past seven years. He teaches in a leading arts institute, which draws students from many Eastern and Western European countries. His vision is to influence students to think “Christianly” about how the arts can gesture toward and communicate biblical truths in their cultures.

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PROFile – May 2017

Today, throughout the United States, believers gather in schools, offices, churches and homes to pray together. We are thankful for the freedom to meet in this way, for we remember that our brothers and sisters in other countries cannot gather publicly. Please pray with us as we serve God for the advancement of His kingdom.

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PROFile – April 2017

“If You Wore Glasses, You Were Shot.” As the Khmer Rouge overran Cambodia from 1975 to 1979, they knew that educated Cambodians would stand against their propaganda and methods. So anyone with any sign of education was exterminated in “The Killing Fields.”

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PROFile – March 2017

“What About The Bomb?”
This is not a common question in most department meetings at universities here in the U.S. But that was exactly the question at the department meeting recently in a West African university where a Global Scholar teaches.

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PROFile – February 2017

This month I have been struck by the daily challenges experienced by so many Global Scholars professors throughout the world, in particular those in countries closed to Christianity. I recently connected by email with “Pam,” a Global Scholars professor in a closed African nation.

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PROFile – January 2017

Many years ago in a small village in Zambia a young man, Tembo, set out on a journey. He moved to Uganda to follow his dream and attain his Ph.D. Tembo studied and worked very hard during this time in his life. At the same time, he began to ask questions and develop a relationship with his Global Scholars professor, who discipled him as a follower of Christ.

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PROFile – December 2016

Last week, a woman in China (“Lin”) reached by a Global Scholars professor was baptized. We praise God for another changed life in this closed country!

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PROFile – November 2016

There is no greater expression of our unique status as God’s image-bearers than to ask questions and search for answers. In fact, Jesus says the greatest commandment is to love God with all our hearts, souls, strength and minds (Matthew 22:37).

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