GSC Scholars

In the 2018-2019 Academic Year, GSC Scholars taught more than 325 students in 9 academic disciplines on 11 campuses in 10 different countries around the world.


Where Are They?

Who Are They?

  • Manhee Yoon – Full-Time in The Gambia
  • With GSC since 2017 teaching in the Christian Studies program at UTG
  • Taught 1-week courses in Senegal and Ivory Coast in summer 2019
  • 2018-19 Academic Year: 10 classes and 126 students
  • Speaks at local churches and Bible studies
  • Dia Diafwila – Full-Time
  • With GSC since 2016 teaching online from Canada to Cameroon & R.D. Congo
  • Teaches Chaplaincy, Theology, and Intercultural Studies – visits Africa annually
  • Helps graduate students with theses
  • 2018-19 Academic Year: 14 classes, 40 students, developed curriculum for hundreds more
  • Anonymous Scholar – Full-Time in Central Asia
  • With GSC since 1999
  • Undisclosed details to protect safety
  • 2018-19 Academic Year: 5 classes, 150 students
  • Stephen Ney – Part-Time in Sierra Leone, also part-time with IFES
  • With GSC since 2011 teaching and mentoring students
  • Promoting engagement between faith and science
  • Organizing 1st Book Fair in 100 years!
  • Volunteer with Word Made Flesh
  • Jeremy Young – Full-Time in Colombia
  • With GSC since 2018 teaching in Business Administration
  • Previously taught in Asia
  • Jean Bieri
  • With GSC since 2019
  • PhDs in Physics and Biblical Studies
  • Looking into employment opportunities
  • Glen Taylor – Short-Term in The Gambia
  • With GSC since 2019 and helped to establish the Christian Studies program at UTG in which Manhee Yoon teaches
  • Leads and speaks at Gambian churches and radio shows
  • Taught theological courses in Israel, Columbia, and Asia.
  • Andrew Barron – Short-Term in Ethiopia
  • With GSC since 2018
  • Teaches Jewish Backgrounds of the Gospels at the Evangelical Theological Seminary
  • Justice Akpan -Short-Term in Iraq
  • With GSC since 2015
  • Previously taught sessional course in Asia
  • Originally from Nigeria
  • Adrian & Wendy Helleman – Semi-Retired in Canada and The Gambia
  • With GSC since 1995 – the beginning!
  • Wendy helps Nigerian graduate student with thesis and co-authored Christianity textbook for African students
  • Hellemans fundraise for Gambian scholarship program in which Glen Taylor and Manhee Yoon teach
  • Previously served in Russia, Tanzania, Nigeria, and The Gambia
  • Rudy & Marlene Wiebe – Semi-Retired in Canada and Nigeria
  • With GSC since 2003
  • Rudy teaches online with Toronto Baptist Seminary & co-edits Greek textbook
  • Mentors Nigerian graduate students
  • Marlene helped develop The Phonics Reading Adventure Series for African children
  • Previously served in Nigeria
  • 2018-19 Academic Year: 2 classes, 10 students, 4 grad students
  • David Koyzis
  • With GSC since 2019
  • Looking into Employment Opportunities
  • Previously taught in Brazil
  • Ian Ritchie
  • With GSC since 2014
  • Looking at ways to serve with GSC