Faculty

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Dr Linzay Rinquest - LTh, MTh, DTh
Principal

Dr Linzay Rinquest joined the seminary during 1996 as a part-time lecturer and administrator after having served as a youth worker and pastor. Having graduated from the seminary with a Licentiate in Theology he pursued and completed both Masters and Doctoral studies at the University of Stellenbosch with specializations in Old Testament. He undertook part of his research in the USA and also undertook field experience in Biblical Archaeology in Israel. He became the Registrar in 1998 and lectures in Biblical Hebrew, Old Testament and various other disciplines. He became the Principal in 2006 having served a term as Acting-Principal.

 

Dr Ronnie Davis - BA, MDiv, PhD New Testament, Greek
Lecturer

Ronnie Davis studied at the Howard Payne University where he was awarded his BA in Practical Theology in 1985. He then moved on to complete his Master of Divinity at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and achieved his doctorate in Biblical Studies, specialising in both Old Testament and New Testament Studies along with Greek and Hebrew. He started teaching at the Seminary in 2000 and has been appointed as a career missionary of the International Mission Board, serving full-time at the Seminary.

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Prof Godfrey Harold - BTh(Hons), MTh (New Testament), B.A.(Hons.) (Communication Science), Th. D (N.T. Studies), PhD (Systematic Theology)
Senior Lecturer / Acting Deputy Principal

Godfrey has 17 years of pastoral ministry within the Evangelical Church of South Africa and the Baptist Association of South Africa. He lectured for a year in 2005 at the University of Zululand. Godfrey holds a Dip. Theology and Adv. Dip. in Theology from Durban Bible College, BTh (Hons.) (Biblical Studies) and MTh (New Testament) and B.A.(Hons.) in Communication Science degrees from the University of Zululand. He completed his Th. D (N.T. Studies) at Trinity Graduate School of Apologetics and Theology (India) and a PhD in Systematic Theology at the University of Western Cape. He lectures in N.T. Exegesis, Biblical Background and Canon and Introduction to Practical Theology.

 

Dr Annelien Rabie-Boshoff - BSc (Ed), BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, BA (Theol), LTh, MA (Practical Theology), PhD
Academic Dean / Lecturer

Annelien studied at the University of Pretoria and completed a 4-year B.Sc. (Ed) in 1981, and a BA (Hons) in Plant Physiology in 1982. She completed a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in Plant Physiology at the University of the Orange Free State (Bloemfontein) in 1986 and 1993 respectively. She also taught Biology and Science at Nelspruit High School and Jan Viljoen High School in Randfontein, and worked as manager of two Plant Culture laboratories in the Northern Province and the Western Cape from where she moved on to complete the Licentiate in Theology in 2003 at the Seminary. She has a special interest in Creation and Evolution, Ecotheology, the Global Warming debate, Bioethics, and the relationship between Science & Religion. She completed a PhD in Dogmatics & Ethics with the Seminary in cooperation with the University of Pretoria and graduated in 2017. She occupies the position of Academic Dean at the Seminary.

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Dr Kennedy C. Mulenga - Dip-World Missions, BTh, MA (Theol), PhD
Student Dean / Lecturer

Dr K.C. Mulenga graduated from the Christian Vocation Training Centre (Lusaka), the Cape Town Baptist Seminary (CTBS), and the University of Pretoria. He holds PhD in Practical theology from the University of Pretoria. He joined the CTBS Faculty as Director External Studies in September 2011. He also lectures at the Seminary in Biblical studies, Practical Theology (Pastoral Care and HIV/AIDS Research), Biblical Hermeneutics, and Church History. His ministry experience prior to joining CTBS spans a 14-year period including lecturer and Dean of Students at CVTC, pastor of Royal Family Church (Lusaka), and Executive Director of Grace Fellowship Africa (South Africa). Dr Mulenga is the author of the book titled, ‘Empowering Church-Based Communities for Home-Based: A Pastoral Response to HIV/AIDS in Zambia’, a chapter in ‘What’s faith got with it? A Global Multifaith Discussion in HIV Responses’, and a few journal articles in practical theology.

 

Dr. Paul Bruce Hartwig – LTh, BTh (Hons), MTh, PhD
Senior Lecturer

Dr. Paul Bruce Hartwig began his tertiary education at Cape Town Baptist Seminary obtaining a Licentiate in Theology in 1991. He subsequently furthered his studies in theology at UNISA where he received a B.Th. (Hons) and then a M.Th. (1997). Via the University of Pretoria he completed a PhD. There various pastoral positions he held beginning at Living Hope Baptist, as assistant pastor (1991 - 1992) and then senior pastor first at Milnerton Baptist (1993 – 1995) and thereafter for ten years at the Strand Baptist (2003 – 2013). For a short time (2002 – 2003) he lectured at the Cape Theological Seminary. As from 2014 he began lecturing at the Cape Town Baptist Seminary now being one of the senior lecturers. The subjects that he has lectured include Church History, Systematic Theology as well as being a facilitator of MA seminars. He is married to Heather.

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Rev Dr George Savage MSc (Psych), MPhil (App Theol), DTech (Education)
Administrator / Lecturer

He qualified Male Nurse with a General Nursing Certificate and was registered with the Nursing Council of England and Wales. Added to this he obtained a Certificate in Spinal Injuries (Stoke Mandeville Hospital, England) and a Certificate in Psychiatric Nursing (Groote Schuur Hospital). While working at the Valkenberg Hospital he was head of one of the Neuro Clinics and was Head of Psychological Services at Lentegeur Psychiatric Hospital (6 years). He has extensive managerial experience in the private Sector including a time in retail as a manager of a clothing store. Among the different positions he has held is as a member of the Parole Board, Department of Prisons; Associate Director: Head of department of Academic Development: The Cape Technikon. He has been practicing as a Clinical Psychologist for more than 25 years. His professional career includes being consulting editor for International Journal: Journal of Projective Psychology & Mental Health, the official publication of the Somatic Inkblot Society in India; associate editor for the International Journal: IFE PSYCHOLOGIA published by Ife Centre for Psychological Studies in Nigeria; life member of the Somatic Inkblot Society in Anchorage, Alaska and was a member of the Training Board for Intern Clinical Psychologists at the University of the Western Cape. Has presented more than 30 papers and workshops both nationally and inter-nationally at congresses and was an invited speaker on more than one occasion.

   

 

Adjunct Faculty

  • Rev Dr Joseph Igba - PhD
  • Rev Peter Smallbones - LTh, BA
  • Mrs. Kathy Meissner - BA, BA (Hons), MA, MPhil (App Theol) – Clinical Psychologist
  • Rev. Llewellyn Clayton - BMin (Youth) - Bonteheuwel Baptist
  • Rev. Robert Facoline - BMin (Children & Youth) - Blomvlei Road Baptist

Staff Members

  • Cynthia Pland - Secretary
  • Colleen Nourse - Assistant Registrar
  • Rev Vernon Williams BA, MPhil (App Theol) - Director: Online Learning [IT Coordinator and Pulse Director]
  • Carol-Anne Isaacs - Librarian [BA (Theol), BA (Library & Information Science)]
  • Peter Sumner - Director: Seminary Foundation [Fundraising Coordinator]
  • Sharene de Lange - Receptionist / Foundation Secretary
  • Arlene Haylett - Bookkeeper
  • Mark Alcock - Environmental Maintenance
  • Julia Mbili - Environmental Assistant

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About Us

After much investigation and debate, the 1972 Baptist Union Assembly, meeting at King William's Town, approved a motion that a Western Province branch of the Baptist Theological College of South Africa, be established in Cape Town, which would admit students of all races.

Cape Town Baptist Seminary was previously known as The Baptist Theological College of South Africa, Cape Town. The name change took place in September 2001.

How To Find Us

Physical Address:
52 - 64 Tarentaal Road,
Bridgetown 7764,
Cape Town, South Africa

Postal Address:
PO Box 38473,
Gatesville 7766

Tel: +27 21 637 9020.
Fax: 086 435 3267

GPS Co-Ordinates
-33 57 15.470,+18 32 05.180

 

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This Seminary offers tuition on a full-time, part-time and distance-learning basis. Students may specialize in Pastoral Ministry, Missions, Youth Ministry or Children's Ministry. The Seminary offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in cooperation with the University of Pretoria and is accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) as a Private Higher Education Institution as reflected on certificate No 2000/HE08/005