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 has been deregistered in 2011. To be able to offer academic programmes again ESSA needed to have the programmes accredited (BTh accredited since Nov 2017) […]

Updated Schedule for the BTh programme

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 […]

Call to ALL Alumni

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 […]


THE Board of ESSA is delighted to announce the appointment of Johannes Klapprodt as Academic Director of ESSA. Friends and supporters of ESSA will have heard frequently from Johannes over the past few years about developments at the seminary, and items for prayer and praise, but you may perhaps not know much about him and […]

Appeal for Student Support

Dear Friends of the Seminary I greet you in the name of our wonderful Lord, Saviour and Provider, Jesus Christ. I am approaching you today with an urgent appeal for funding not for the Seminary but for our students.As you are probably aware we will begin the next block of courses this Monday, 24th of […]

Book Sale: 15th November 2014

It’s once again time for a book sale at the Evangelical Seminary of Southern Africa. 15th November from 9am to 1pm at 189 Pine Street, Pietermaritzburg.The Phil and Carmena Capp Library, named after the founding Principal of ESSA, has been a part of the Seminary since 1980 when it was founded. Some of the books […]

BTh details

The fact that ESSA is NOT YET accredited cannot be stressed  too strongly. We have submitted all required documents and are awaiting the outcome of the processes as handled by DoHET and CHE as well as SAQA.In legal terms: we are not advertising a programme but are sharing the detailed plans of the BTh as […]