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CEAC in Accra

Aug. 11, 2013

by Joel Elowsky

Dr. Glerup is in Accra Ghana this week for consultation sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation. In addition to Lamin Sanneh (the consultation convener) the consultation will feature fifteen eminent African Christian leaders from a variety of relevant fields (including CEAC founding board member Tite Tienou.) The purpose of the meeting is to explore needs and opportunities in Africa in the areas where the John Templeton Foundation provides funding. Discussion panels include: Progress in Theology, Persons and Personal Flourishing, and a Freedom, Enterprise, Character Panel.

On Wednesday, Dr. Glerup will moderate a discussion at the consultation sponsored by the Issachar Fund Initiative on the themes of "Creation Care" and "Human Flourishing (in a tech driven world).

The African leaders hail from Burundi, Cameroon, the Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, UK, and the USA. The impressive group is composed of leaders in church ministry, higher education, theology, philosophy, social science and natural science.