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… Continue reading ESSA: Finally Registered once again! Praise the Lord!!!
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… Continue reading Registration Imminent !?
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… Continue reading Steps of Faith – March 2019 – This is it?!
Dear Friends In our last Steps of Faith we announced that we were planning to start the BTh programme with Orientation for Students in June 2018 and the first courses following in July, August, and so forth. These plans were based on the fact that ESSA has finally been accredited for the BTh programme and… Continue reading Updated Schedule for the BTh programme
We’re planning a number of celebratory events and want YOU to be part of them. But to get the communication going we need your current contact details and so forth.Please get in touch with the Seminary, either as PM, or via email, phone, and all the usual channels.Please forward this call to all Alumni you… Continue reading Call to ALL Alumni
The last Steps of Faith has just barely been read and now we are already sending out this special edition again. We trust it to not be too annoying in light of the great news we are finally able to share. It has been a very long time that we have been hoping for this… Continue reading Steps of Faith – November 2017 Special – Yes, But …
Dear Friends 2017 is soon coming to an end and it has been a while since you heard from the Evangelical Seminary of Southern Africa. This year has mostly been another waiting game and I must apologize for not sending out the Steps of Faith as regularly as could be expected. Unfortunately we have been… Continue reading Steps of Faith – October 2017 – What’s the point?
Dear Friends It has been a while, once again. I had planned to send out the Steps of Faith in early March. As the first page indicates half of this edition was already written at the time. We were also hopeful that our accreditation was being processed in a CHE meeting on 23-24 of February… Continue reading Steps of Faith – April 2017
Dear Friends and Supporters of the Seminary We must apologize for the extended silence and lack of communication from our side. These past months (since May) have seen many challenges and developments at the Seminary and in many cases we just wanted to wait only a bit longer so we’d have clarity on what to… Continue reading Steps of Faith – Decisions in spite of not knowing the future?
Dear Friends, Supporters and DonorsKindly find below the most recent edition of Steps of Faith – May 2016, the ESSA Newsletter.This edition will introduce the Principal more fully but will also give you an update on the CHE process, the financial situation as well as delve deeper into the identity of ESSA as an Evangelical… Continue reading Steps of Faith – May 2016: ESSA’s present reality