Célestin Musekura (Ph.D., theological studies, Dallas Theological Seminary) is president and founder of African Leadership and Reconciliation Ministries (ALARM, Inc.), a growing ministry with fifty-one African national staff training church leaders and community leaders across east and central Africa in leadership conflict resolution and tribal reconciliation. In addition to his theological studies, Musekura has done studies in conflict resolution, mediation, and reconciliation at the eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia and Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. His pastoral and Christian leadership ministries include six years of pastoring in Rwanda and serving in administration with the Association des Eglises Baptistes au Rwanda. He served on the international and continental level as the Africa Regional Director for MAP International, the Director for MAP-Reconciliation Ministries, and the Associate Director for SIM-Urban Ministries Support Group. He co-founded the Sudan Evangelical Alliance to help the persecuted churches in southern Sudan unite in their suffereing and in their outreach to their nation. Musekura has served as an adjunct porfessor of systematic theology at Dallas Theological Seminary and Criswell College in Dallas, Texas. He is also the author of An Assessment of Contemporary Models of Forgiveness.