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
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
Click on the link below to view the latest news from the village. SMMS Newsletter August 2015
Just a reminder brothers and sisters. Your support is greatly appreciated. Please do share and invite others. Tickets R80, 1 August @ 17:00. Tickets available at seminary, CCMYT with Lebo, Edendale Circuit and the group itself. Thank you in advance – on behalf of the Seminarian Council Executive.
The Seth Mokitimi Methodist Seminary exists to form transforming leaders for church and nation and our programmes are designed to equip our future church leaders with the necessary skills to respond to the particular challenges of life in contemporary South Africa. One such practical programme is the Sycamore Tree Project which is an in-prison, restorative… Continue reading old TAKING CHRIST INTO PRISON …
On the 16 May 2015 The Seth Mokitimi Methodist Seminary celebrated it’s fourth Graduation Ceremony. It was a wonderful day of fellowship in the quest for academic excellence and ministerial formation and we congratulate all those who graduated with a Bachelor of Theology Degree or a Diploma in Practical Ministry.
For news from “the wonderful village called SMMS” click on the link below: SMMS Newsletter May 2015
PART ONE Friday, 22 May 2015 Opening Remarks Marcus J. Borg was an American New Testament scholar, theologian and author. He retired as Hundere Distinguished Professor of Religion and Culture at Oregon State University in 2007. Borg was among the most widely known and influential voices in progressive Christianity. As a fellow of the Jesus… Continue reading old Bible Study for Natal West Synod 2015 – led by Rev Dr Scott Couper
Seth Mokitimi Methodist Seminary NPC Forming Transforming Leaders for Church and Nation Invites you to the Fourth Peter Storey Commemorative Lecture “Can we tell a new South African Story?” presented by Prof Njabulo Ndebele Chairman of The Nelson Mandela Foundation and The Mandela Rhodes Foundation, award winning author and Leading figure in South African… Continue reading old Peter Storey Commemorative Lecture 2015
You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye. (Matthew 7:5, NIV) God, through Jesus, loves us deeply. Yet, that love at appropriate times includes words of admonition. For if one loves another, then correction is required on occasion.… Continue reading old Xenophobia and Hypocrisy