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SUMMER 2015









                                                 THE NEWSLETTER OF LANGHAM PARTNERSHIP USA











        PRACTICAL THEOLOGY:


        A NEW GENERATION

        OF BIBLICAL LEADERS


        IN THE MIDDLE EAST





            The first thing you

            notice about Joseph

            Louis isn’t his limp; it’s

            his smile. Welcoming,


            radiant and ready to

            turn into a laugh.





                                                  Joseph Louis, a student from Minya, Egypt, in the library at Evangelical Theological Seminary
                                                           in Cairo. In his hands, an Arabic translation of John Stott’s The Incomparable Christ.


        The first thing you notice about his dorm room at the      Back inside Joseph’s dorm room, he points out a sign that

        Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo (ETSC) isn’t     hangs above his desk. “Get busy livin’, or get busy dyin” it says,
        the desk where he studies, or his bookshelf full of books   and it’s become somewhat of a mantra for him since losing
        about theology and mission. It’s his window, where in the   his leg a few years ago in a train accident, a tragedy that
        early morning the rhythmic sounds of the Muslim call to    could have easily sidelined him or turned his focus inward.

        prayer come through from a nearby mosque. Just a short     Instead, he is here at ETSC studying biblical counseling
        walk away is St. Mark’s Coptic Cathedral compound, where   so that he can go on to share hope from God’s Word with
        thousands of Coptic Christians gather for worship.         others—especially those living with disabilities.

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