Visit to Kinkuni in Angola

The IERA church at Kinkuni was destroyed twice during 40 years of war in Angola. A church member rebuilt the church in 2009 (photo). In September 2017 the IERA church, local community members and a delegation from NetACT met in the church to discuss the detail of rebuilding the other seminary buildings. Work will start […]

Libraries in Angola

The photo shows the complete library of one of the seminaries in Angola. The nearest set of shelves show their Portuguese books. On the other side are English books. The sum total of books at another seminary total 128. Three of the four NetACT member seminaries in Angola were destroyed during the 40 years of […]

Dôndi: a welcoming, celebrating church

When NetACT called on the Dôndi seminary in the Huambo Province of Angola, about 600 singing members lined the sides of the road and welcomed villagers and visitors arriving from the Cachiungo village. The three hour church service was characterized by eight choirs and the whole congregation of more than 1 100 people taking part […]

Report of TEA

Photo: Fltr: Drr Len Hansen, Jonathan Iorkighir, Tersur Aben (TEA Chair) & Jurgens Hendriks   Report of TEA (Theological Education in Africa) –West Africa 2017 conference in Jos, Plateau-State, Nigeria.  22-26 May 2017. Drr. Len Hansen & Jurgens Hendriks, NetACT / SU Venue: TCNN, Bukuru (Jos) Theme: Public Theology in Africa: Taking Christian faith into the […]

NetACT Africa AGM

NetACT Africa AGM and Theology and Development Workshop will take place from 2-7 July 2017 in Kenya at the campus of Scott Christian University (SCU, a NetACT member), at Machakos, to the south-east of Nairobi. The main purposes of the meeting are: A workshop on theology and development (Community Development) – the second in our three-year […]

TEA Conference

THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION IN AFRICA (TEA) CONFERENCE 2017 THEME: Public Theology in Africa: Taking Christian Faith into the Public Space DATES: 22nd to 26th May 2017 VENUE: TCNN, Bukuru The theme of the conference is the application of Christian faith to politics, economics, and the ethics of contemporary society. Christian theology not only trains men and women to enter the pastoral ministry, it also […]

Latest publication from NETS

Congratulations to NETS (Namibia Evangelical Theological Seminary) with their latest publication, “Luther, Calvin and the Mission of the Church”. The author is Dr Thorsten Prill, one of their lecturers. On the 31st October 1517 Martin Luther published his Ninety-Five Theses in which he criticised the sale of indulgences by the Roman Catholic Church. This date […]

Welcome Teresa!

Teresa David is the new House Administrator at Weidenhof House. She is a MTh student in Old and NewTestament Studies. She has a BTh degree from ISTEL in Angola. Her email for NetACT accommodation purposes at Weidenhof House is netact@sun.ac.za and her cell phone number is +27 274 5363. Welcome Teresa!

Farewell, Abi

Abi Chisho the Weidenhof House Administrator from June 2015 to January 2017 is returning to India where she will be serving as a pastor in a congregation. She did a wonderful job in making Weidenhof House a home away from home for students staying there. The photo was taken at a farewell dinner with Prof. […]

ANGOLA: Kinkuni Skill-Training Seminary

Prof Jurgens Hendriks (NetACT Program Coordinator) met with three Angolans, Aristoteles Pegar, Denzel Gomes, Edivaldo Gomes and Pastor Jacob Schoeman of the Dutch Reformed Church in Namibia to discuss matters concerning the Kinkuni Skill-Training Seminary in North Eastern Angola. Rebuilding the seminary, that was destroyed twice during the Angolan war, is one of the goals […]