480 copies of “My brother Philemon” delivered!

#STELLENBOSCH: Students in the NetACT office at the Faculty of Theology, Stellenbosch University, were very excited when 480 copies of Steve Zimmerman’s commentary on Philemon, “My brother Philemon”, were delivered for all the undergraduates at the faculty!   Member institutions of NetACT will each receive three complementary copies of this very practical commentary at NetACT’s Annual […]

TBN’s gift of books to NetACT

Stellenbosch University and many of the other NetACT institutions, have received books from TBN (Theological Book Network) recently. Six boxes of books were delivered to the Faculty of Theology and they have also received 3 terabytes of electronic books which they will share with their 40+ partner Theological Institutions in Africa via NetACT’s Internet Portal. […]

New Applications to be presented at AGM, July 2018

PHOTO: NetACT’s Board Members 2017 We are happy to announce three new NetACT applications to be presented at the AGM in July 2018: Pan African Christian University. Head School of Theology: Dr Nathan Chiroma, nathan.chiroma@pacuniversity.ac.ke, Tel +254 20 529 3034; Cell +254755852477,  P.O Box 56875 – 00200, Nairobi, Kenya. Mukhanyo Theological College. Principal: Dr Brian de […]

The suffering in Nigeria

Dooyum Orpin of RTS at Mkar in Nigeria is doing his MTh at the University of Stellenbosch.  According to him “People are being killed day in and day out by Fulani herdsmen. Yesterday, our State Government buried about 73 men, women, and children that were recklessly killed by the Fulani while they were sleeping in […]

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 […]