old Sunday Times … part 4

The fourth sermon in a series run by Rev Dr Scott Couper on Church Mision and the Environment Part IV “Sunday Times” “Moving from Econocentrism to Theocentrism”  *Hebrew Scripture: Deuteronomy 15:7-11 Psalm: 119:33-37 *Christian Scripture: Luke 12:16-21 Friends, this morning’s message to us is one of the most difficult messages I have ever preached. The reason… Continue reading old Sunday Times … part 4

old Sunday Times … Part 3

Part Three of Rev Dr Scott Couper’s sermon series on Mission and the Environment Part III “Sunday Times” “’A New Kind of Pollution”  *Hebrew Scripture: Numbers 35:33-34 Psalm: 24:1-6 *Christian Scripture: Acts 15:19-21             Friends, this morning we continue with part III of our sermon series entitled “Sunday Times”. The series is written to help… Continue reading old Sunday Times … Part 3

old Sunday Times … Part 2

The second post in a series of sermons submitted by Rev Dr Scott Couper on Mission and the Environment Part II “Sunday Times” “’Increase and Multiply’: To What End?” *Hebrew Scripture: Genesis 1:26-31 Psalm: Psalm 8:3-9 *Christian Scripture: I Corinthians 7:1-9             Friends, this morning we continue with part II of our new sermon series entitled… Continue reading old Sunday Times … Part 2

old Sunday Times … Part 1

INTRODUCTION Over the next few weeks we will be posting a series of sermons produced by Rev Dr Scott Couper for use in his local church, The Bethel Congregational Church in Inanda. Dr Couper is an adjunct lecturer at SMMS and teaches a class called Theory of Mission. This series is based on the issues… Continue reading old Sunday Times … Part 1

old SMMS Celebrates Arbor Week

 Seth Mokitimi Methodist Seminary Arbor Day Celebration   ‘Forests and People: Investing in a sustainable future’ written by Thembelani Mtshaulana  Introduction In the 19th century (1872) a tree planting campaign called “Arbor day” was launched by a journalist by the name of J. Sterling Morton in Nebraska in the United States of America. In the first… Continue reading old SMMS Celebrates Arbor Week