James Wilson

How would you describe the mission of our partner in South Africa?

The college provides theological education by extension to students from different denominations in Southern Africa.

How do you fit into their mission?

Involved in a number of projects- curriculum development, and other projects as need by the college

What led you to engage in this calling?

God opened up this opportunity for both jayanthi and I to work there.

Is there a passage of scripture that carries special meaning in your daily work?

Deuteronomy 33:27 - “The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arm”

What are some of the challenges facing the people of South Africa, our partner, or yourself?

Time and financial constraints, Nonetheless, this is counterbalanced by wonderfully talented and proactive personnel at the college

What is a lesson you have learned from our partner that you feel should be shared with churches in the U.S.?

That the words from psalm 121.2 is forever true…i.e. “my help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.” Don’t give up and trust in God….in providing affordable and quality theological education for all in Southern Africa.

Which books have influenced your understanding of your country, work, or theology?



James Wilson