International Advisory Board

Attendees at the April 2008 Consultation on Early African Christianity in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Lamin Sanneh D. Willis James Professor of Missions & World Christianity and Professor of History at Yale University 

Bishop Angaelos 
General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria. He is currently the Patriarchal Exarch for the Youth Ministry at the Patriarchal Center and the Coptic Orthodox Theological College at Stevenage, United Kingdom

Bishop Mouneer Anis 
Bishop, Anglican Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa and President Bishop of the Anglican Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East

Metropolitan Bishoy Bishop of Damietta, Kafr El-Sheikh and the Monastery of Saint Demiana, Barrari, Belkas

Benezet Bujo 
Professor in the department of Moral Theology and Ethical Theology at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. 

Douglas Carew Vice-Chancellor, Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (NEGST) in Kenya

Bulus Galadima Provost, Jos ECWA Theological Seminary in Jos, Nigeria 

Desta Heliso Director, Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology (EGST)

Rev. Tolbert Thomas Jallah, Jr. 

Secretary General of FECCIWA (Fellowship of Christian Councils and Churches in West Africa) since June 2008. He has also served as a pastor in the Lutheran Church in Liberia

Celestin Kouassi 
Professor of Church History and Academic Dean at FATEAC (La Faculté de Théologie Evangélique de l’Alliance Chrétienne) Abidjan (Ivory Coast)

Michel Willy Libambu Professor of Patristics, at Catholic University of Kinshasa

Bishop Antonius Marcus

Coptic Bishop of South Africa, cathedral and monastery of St. Mark in Johannesburg

Mamadou N’Diaye

Dean of the seminary in Bamako (Mali)

Bishop Walter Obare Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kenya

Thomas Oduro 
Principal, Good News Theological College & Seminary. M.A. in Systematic Theology and a Ph.D. in History of Christianity from Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota

Mercy Amba Oduyoye 
Founding member of the Circle of Concerned Woman Theologians. She is the director of the Institute of African Woman in Religion and Culture, based at Trinity Theological Seminary, Ghana, a well-known speaker and a writer, and served a number of years as a Deputy General Secretary of the World Council of Churches

John Azumah 
Research Fellow with the Akrofi-Christaller Memorial Centre in Ghana

Tite Tiénou Senior Vice President of Education, TEDS Academic Dean, and Professor of Theology of Mission at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois 

Isaac Zokoué Professor of Théologie Systématique, Faculté de Théologie Évangélique de Bangui, République Centrafricaine