21) NEGST professors and administrators expressed gratitude for the valuable assistance provided by a team from Indianapolis, Indiana, that partnered with the IT department to teach advanced courses in computer technology.
One Kenya-born professor at NEGST observed that sometimes the "issue of partnerships is so difficult that all we can really do right now is talk about it.
Leaders and students at NEGST do not want the West to solve their problems, but they do want the West to help them.
Interview with James Nkansah, professor of theology at NEGST, March 24, 2006.
The students are Aquinas Angoli and Matthew Gonkerwon, who each wrote "An Opinion Paper Exploring the Relationship Between the Western Church and the African Church" (unpublished papers, NEGST, 2006); hereafter, "An Opinion Paper.
During 2006-7 Jessup served in an administrative position at NEGST and provided helpful insights for exploring educational partnerships.
Interview with Stephen Sesi, head of Missions Department at NEGST, January 22, 2006.