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LISTEN TO SHEERAH

In a patriarchal society that tells women that they cannot be leaders, women ought to listen to and get inspiration from Sheerah,

LEAD BY THE ‘POWER OF THE EXAMPLE’ – NYOBOLE

SMMS President, Rev Vido Nyobole, has urged Christian leaders to imitate Christ who led by the ‘power of the example.’ Rev Nyobole

THE MYTH OF THE RAINBOW NATION

By Dr Willy Mafuta In January 1994, three months before the historic transition of power and the first democratic election in South

THE SPIRITUAL MANDELA

“Please do not fall silent again. You have seen what politicians get up to when the clergy go quiet.” This was the

KUMALO BOWS OUT OF SMMS WITH GRACE AND DIGNITY

Outgoing SMMS President, Rev Prof Simangaliso Kumalo, has expressed gratitude to the Methodist people for having given him the opportunity to lead

NEEDED: A CULTURE OF PROGRESS AND DEVELOPMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Outgoing SMMS President, Prof Simangaliso Kumalo, has urged Africans to develop “a culture of progress and development” in the way they run

PROPHETIC PRAXIS IN A CHANGING CONTEXT

"Please engage in the practice of praxis and do so as part of your prophetic ministry because a prophetic voice without disciplined

CHURCH MUST SPEAK TRUTH TO THE CHURCH – STOREY

The dominant narrative has been that the church must speak truth to power but it is time that the church speaks truth

SA IN SERIOUS LEADERSHIP CRISIS – MOSALA

Addressing graduands during the seventh annual graduation service, on 12 May, Rev Prof Itumeleng Mosala noted that in the last 10 years

SMMS PRESIDENT IN THE UNITED KINGDOM  

SMMS President, Prof R Simangaliso Kumalo, is currently on a six week fellowship at Wesley House, Cambridge, United Kingdom. He arrived in

PRODUCE FRUIT IN SEASON AND OUT OF SEASON

The Presiding Bishop, Rev Zipho Siwa, has urged seminarians to produce fruit both “in season and out of season”. Rev Siwa was

FOCUS ON THE MARGINS – MCSA GENERAL SECRETARY

Addressing the SMMS village during the first community service of the year, the General Secretary of the MCSA, Rev Charmaine Morgan, urged

ARE YOU GOING OR ARE YOU STAYING?

There is no hierarchy of callings in God’s eyes. Your calling is as important as any other. Your calling has its validity

LIVING THE FUTURE IN THE PRESENT

Do not focus on the present for it does not exist. It is not a reality. It is an illusion. It is

SMMS PRESIDENT APPOINTED WESLEY HOUSE FELLOW

SMMS President, Rev Prof Simangaliso Kumalo, has been appointed Fellow of Wesley House, the Methodist College in Cambridge, United Kingdom. The prestigious

SMMS TO HOST REGIONAL LEADERSHIP, EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT HUB

In a move that will boost the profile of the seminary, SMMS has been chosen by the General Board of Higher Education

SMMS FIRST FEMALE STUDENT LEADER REFLECTS ON TERM IN OFFICE, GENDER JUSTICE

The year 1976 was a watershed year in the history of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa (MCSA). The landmark decision of

PROJECT LEGACY BUILDERS BUY A HOUSE FOR STUDENT ACCOMMODATION

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has,”

CONFERENCE ESTABLISHES METHODIST THEOLOGICAL SOCIETY

The first ever academic conference on Methodism hosted by Methodists of the Connexion, at the Seth Mokitimi Methodist Seminary (SMMS) on 28-29

“I AM A DISAPPOINTED MAN” – REV WESLEY MABUZA

It was the injustices of the apartheid system that were so clear even to primary school children that motivated the young Rev