Congratulations to Manuel Geisler, whose dissertation on Missional Church Development (in German) has just been published by the Diplomica Verlag.
It is always encouraging to get feedback from students, which shows how studying at NCIU can change lives and lead to an expansion of the Kingdom of God: “I hereby submit my work on Cross-Cultural Church Planting that took me longer than expected because it was so interesting and fascinating. This course has probably been…
We are very pleased to announce Stephanie as our new office administrator. She has a wealth of administrative experience and a mission heart, which is perfect for her role with us. We are grateful to our previous administrator Teresa for providing faithful services for many years.
From a recent data collection, we were able to ascertain that we currently have students from 27 nationalities studying with us. New exciting opportunities will lead to an ever-increasing number of Gospel witnesses from diverse backgrounds. This internationalization is one of NCIU’s hallmarks.
Doctoral students can now download general NCIU research project information in the Student Login area under “Doctoral Studies”. It contains fundamental research literature and sections that should be part of any dissertation.
Elizabeth Mburu’s excellent “African Hermeneutics” is based on a contextualized approach to hermeneutics that begins in Africa, moving from the known to the unknown as students learn to apply her ‘four-legged stool model’ to biblical texts, namely examining: the parallels to African contexts, the theological context, the literary context, and the historical and cultural context.
Recently enrolled students can now download the newly created Study Skills Guide. It replaces the former Student Study Guide.
We are pleased to welcome Bill Schwartz to our Board of Directors. Bill has a wealth of church-planting experience in continental Europe, especially Belgium. In addition, he heads up a ministry network and a Bible School. We look forward to expanding our training capacities with his help.
To give our students in Africa a more contextualized study experience, we have developed the new courses “African Church History” and “African Ecclesiology” (with many resources in French).
We are pleased to announce that Rev. Bryan Rosenbarger has joined the Board of Directors. He is our new Partnership and Outreach Director. We look forward to exploring exciting new global opportunities.
Dr. Jochen Geiselhart’s dissertation is now available for free for enrolled students. They can download it from the Free Literature section.
In view of the prevalent prosperity teachings, we have decided to develop a new module. It aims to give students a balanced view of biblical truths about this subject matter.
Many congratulations to Erik Laursen, who has completed a Master of Philosophy in Intercultural Studies. As the president of New Covenant Missions, he is now cross-culturally empowered to bring more of God’s love to Africa.
NCIU has a strong presence in Germany and the heads of the theological academies meet once a year to plan strategically, learn from each other, receive external teaching input, pray prophetically and enjoy each other’s company.
Dr. Michael Immendörfer’s Master of Philosophy studies with NCIU enabled him to be admitted to the University of Wales as a doctoral student. With linguistic support from NCIU’s registrar, he passed with flying colors! The esteemed Mohr Siebeck publishers decided to print his outstanding dissertation “Ephesians and Artemis” in their theology series. …