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Cape Town Baptist Seminary
The apostle Paul in mentoring and advising the young pastor Timothy writes the following:
You have heard me teach things that have been confirmed by many reliable witnesses. Now teach these truths to other trustworthy people who will be able to pass them on to others. 2 Timothy 2:2 (NLT)
Evangelical seminaries which accept the Scriptures as authoritative devote their energies in following this worthy tradition as prescribed by the apostle. The extract captures many areas of church life. Areas of focus include sound doctrine, a visionary and missionary focus, communal expression of gifting and of setting aside people for ministering in God’s kingdom. The Cape Town Baptist Seminary faithfully holds to this tradition as it carries out its vision and mission. In administering its duties people have to be identified to express their gifting of administration and teaching here at the seminary. In doing so some people leave and others are taken into service.
For a period of a year we had Marilyn Raatz who lectured in Justice but returned home to the USA after a year of her tenure. Dr George Savage replaced Rev Clayton Alexander who now works at UWC. Not only is he a qualified clinical psychologist but is also responsible for administration and focusses on quality assurance. He does some lecturing particularly in the area of research methodology while making himself available for counselling of the seminary staff and students. Mark Alcock has replaced the long serving Ron Koen as caretaker. Our new librarian Carol-Anne Isaacs, who replaced the long serving Janine Ayrton has settled in well and is busy updating the library.
For the latter half of 2019 we have Rev Prof Godfrey Harold as acting principal in the absence of Rev Dr Linzay Rinquest who is on sabbatical for this period. As we look forward we realize that 2020 will be a year of great change as we anticipate an amalgamation with our sister seminary the Baptist Theological College. We hope that all the necessary changes that will take place will enhance our place as a worthy institution to carry out the mission and vision of 1 Timothy 2:2
Your friend in Christ
Dr Linzay Rinquest