The Bethlehem Institute of Peace and justice is accountable to the official Board of Directors of Bethlehem Bible College and is also assisted in all phases of its work by the International  Resources Group.  The Resources Group  comprises important scholars and Christian leaders from throughout the world who have had a significant ongoing relationship with Bethlehem Bible College. We are honored to announce that the inaugural members of the International  Resources Group are:


Dr. Salim Munayer, Founding Director of Musalaha, Bethlehem


Rev. Wageeh Mikhail, Ph.D., Engagement Director ScholarLeaders International


Lisa Loden, Co-chair of the Lausanne Initiative for Reconciliation in Israel-Palestine and Board member of the Israeli Bible Society

Dr. Rula Khoury Mansour, Director of the Peace Studies and professor at Nazareth Evangelical College

The Philippines

Rev. Luis Daniel “Lakan” Alba Pantoja, Senior Consultant, PeaceBuilders Community Incorporated

Eastern Europe

Dr. Johannes Reimer, Director, Public Engagement, World Evangelical Association, Professor of Missions Studies and Intercultural Theology at the Ewersbach University of Applied Arts in Germany and the University of South Africa.

Costa Rica

Dr. Ruth Padilla DeBorst, Director, Comunidad de Estudios Teológicos Interdisciplinarios and former president, Latin American Theological Fellowship

United States

Rev. Dr. Daniel L. Buttry, Global Consultant for Peace and Justice for International Ministries of the American Baptist Churches

Dr. Mark Lamberton, President, Fuller Seminary

Dr. Miroslav Volf, Henry B. Wright Professor of Theology and Director of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture at Yale University and author of Exclusion and Embrace