Dr Elijah Mahlangu

Dr Elijah Mahlangu
University of Pretoria, New Testament Department, South Africa

Elijah Mahlangu received the following degrees: B.Ed. (University of the North); BA Honours and MA (University of South Africa). He received his PhD (New Testament Studies) from the University of Pretoria. He taught Biblical Studies at school level and as Senior Lecturer at the University of Pretoria. Currently he is a full-time minister in the Assemblies of God and a part-time lecturer at the University of Pretoria. He held several leadership positions, among them: General Secretary of the International Assemblies of God (1993-2005); General Secretary of the Alliance of Assemblies of God Churches in Southern Africa (2001-2005) and Director of the AIDS ministry in the International Assemblies of God (1997-2006). He is also the founder and Director of South Africa Operation Whole (Non-Governmental Organization specializing in AIDS prevention, education, training and home-based care) and currently the project manager of the Assemblies of God AIDS intervention project funded by PMU and SIDA (Sweden). He has published several scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals.