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Open Day for Pastors and Students: 5th November 2019

After a loooong time ESSA is finally back. We will be, once again, offering a fully accredited and registered Bachelor of Theology programme. But … different from anyone else. Join us and learn more about the “block-release mode”, tuition fees, part-time studies, bursaries, entry requirements, and how the programme can be of service to your […]

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New Principal is found!

We are happy to welcome the new principal of ESSA and to introduce him to you. Carl Brook is no stranger to ESSA and he therefore knows and supports its mission, ethos and values. His servant style of leadership enables him to be a team player to empower others. His experience perfectly fits him for […]

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Looking for a Principal

September 2020 Job Purpose The Principal shall exercise general supervision over the total work of ESSA, acting under the authority delegated by the ESSA Council and to which body account will be given. Responsibilities Sets Direction. To establish and nurture a compelling vision and see to it that the organisation is motivated to actively pursue […]

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Steps of Faith – August 2020

Change is painful “These are indeed special times …” is a common phrase at the beginning of many newsletters and emails these days. Indeed, the times are special and challenging. Many of us have had to adapt and change to new rules, regulations, routines, and the “new” normal is not that normal yet at all. […]

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Steps of Faith – May 2020

And now … ? We’re most definitely not the only ones asking ourselves this question “And now…?”. If you have followed developments at the Evangelical Seminary of Southern Africa over these past years you will have noticed that we have endured many crisis and overcome varying challenges. Finally, after many years of hard labour and […]

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COVID-19 Statement

Dear Friends In response to President Ramaphosa’s address regarding the Covid-19 pandemic the Seminary has decided to implement certain precautionary measures. These measures are not due to fear of infection but due to a responsibility to reduce transmission to vulnerable and persons at risk as much as possible. Upcoming courses (23-27 March and 30 March […]

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Steps of Faith – December 2019

Dear FriendsThe year of 2019 is coming to an end. The year of 2020 is looming ahead – with excitement, obstacles, and great opportunities for our God to glorify himself in this place.As you know the Seminary has been re-registered. We are looking forward to our first student intake in the new model. We have […]

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ESSA: Finally Registered once again! Praise the Lord!!!

Dear Friends and Prayer Partners By the grace of God the Evangelical Seminary of Southern Africa has finally been REGISTERED as Private Higher Education Institution once again. Now ESSA is registered with DHET, the BTh programme has been accredited by CHE and is listed on the SAQA database.THIS is what the team at ESSA has […]

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Registration Imminent !?

Dear Friends We have received word that our Registration may be imminent and that we might finally be able to start offering the BTh programme. As a recap: the Seminary was deregistered in 2011. To be able to offer academic programmes again ESSA needed to have the programmes accredited (BTh was now accredited in Nov […]

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Steps of Faith – March 2019 – This is it?!

Dear Friends It has been a bit quiet from our side and you may have been wondering whether ESSA was still alive or if we had all given up. I can assure you that no one is giving up just yet and that we are very much alive. There are a number of exciting projects […]