Malusi Mpumlwana, Trustee

Bishop Mpumlwana heads the Northern Diocese of the Ethiopian Episcopal Church, giving strategic direction to the mission of the diocese and overseeing the pastoral ministrations of its priests and lay leaders. His vision is “to contribute to the making of an all-inclusive African church experience whose spirituality empowers the weak—the poor, women, and the young—and engages the social and economic realities of our time for the common good.” This is in

line with his other pursuits, which include chairing the board of South Africa’s National Development Agency, a grantmaking agency that also informs government developmental policies. Bishop Mpumlwana is deputy chair of the President’s Advisory Council on National Orders and sits on the board of the Historic Schools Project, among other nonprofit organizations and corporations. He is currently Senior Associate for Setsing sa Modisa, focusing on platforms for youth development, social giving, and instruments for social security for the poor. He trained at the Federal Theological Seminary and the University of Cape Town, developing his theological work out of the practice of what he calls Kairos Theology, with South Africa’s 1985 Kairos Document as example. It is a theology that reflects on momentous challenges and distills those elements that cry out for intervention, failing which history would judge adversely. In this regard he has worked with other theologians in South Africa, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. Until August 2006, he served as the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Africa Regional Director, providing leadership for its programming in Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe.

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