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old Sermon Series: “To Be Reformed” – “What Is the Church?” (Part 3)

The Rev Dr Scott Couper teaches history at SMMS. The following sermon series is shared as part of our on-going effort to bridge the gap between academia and the church. Bethel Congregational Church, UCCSA 6 March 2016 The Rev Dr Scott Everett Couper “What Is the Church?” Part III of IV in a sermon series entitled “To Be…

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old Sermon Series: “To Be Reformed” – “Where Does Religious Authority Lie?” (Part 2)

The Rev Dr Scott Couper teaches history at SMMS. The following sermon series is shared as part of our on-going effort to bridge the gap between academia and the church. Bethel Congregational Church, UCCSA 28 February 2016 The Rev Dr Scott Everett Couper “Where Does Religious Authority Lie?” *I Samuel 8: 4-10 and 15-22a Meditative Psalm: 63:1-8               Christian…

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old Sermon Series: “To Be Reformed” – Justification by Faith (1)

The Rev Dr Scott Couper teaches history at SMMS. The following sermon series is shared as part of our on-going effort to bridge the gap between academia and the church. Bethel Congregational Church, UCCSA 21 February 2016 “Justification by Faith” Part I of IV in a sermon series entitled “To Be Reformed” *Habakkuk 2:2-4 Christian Scripture: Romans 1:8-17…

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old Living Vicariously Through a Star Seminarian …

*Sent from “her desk” at Wesley House in Cambridge, UK. Dear all, I left SA on Thursday 18 February 2016 to be hosted for a period of 6 months at Wesley House in Cambridge (United Kingdom). I am doing some research on Identity Studies (How the biblical formation of identity/ies constructs or destroys fluidity of identities…

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old Introducing the New President of SMMS

ACCEPTANCE SPEECH BY THE REV PROF SIMANGALISO KUMALO, AT THE OCCASION OF HIS INDUCTION AS PRESIDENT OF THE SETH MOKITIMI METHODIST SEMINARY. 31 January 2016 ADDRESSED TO: The Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa, Chancellor of SMMS Dr Simon Gqubule, our the doyen of TE, Deputy Vice Chancellor & Principal of the…

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old SMMS Village Voice Newsletter – December 2015

Click on the link below to access the December edition of the Village Voice. SMMS Newsletter Dec 2015

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old Second Semester Results – 2015

Please find attached the second semester results for 2015. Note all supplementary exams will be written from the 18th January onwards. Click on link below: 2015 SECOND Semester Final marks for website-2  

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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…

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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…

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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…