New York, NY - June 21, 2012
The WEA's Theological Commission (WEA TC) welcomes the news of the appointment of Dr Riad Kassis as the new International Director for ICETE, the International Council for Evangelical Theological Education, a WEA Global Partner. Dr Rosalee Velloso Ewell, Executive Director of the WEA TC, says: "It has been our privilege to work closely with Dr Paul Sanders - we are so grateful for his years of service. We now look forward to strengthening our ties with ICETE through the work of Dr Kassis and his team’’.
Dr Velloso Ewell, the WEA Theological Commission and the whole WEA are especially pleased about Dr Kassis joint position as International Director of the Langham Scholars Programme - because this will enable closer, and more effective and purposeful cooperation for biblical theological education around the world.
“The WEA TC is committed to praying for Dr Kassis as he takes on this new role and to collaborating on numerous projects for the sake of God's reign,” Dr Velloso Ewell added. “We are excited about the opportunities that lie ahead!”
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