Board of References

Who are the SMTI board of references?

Dr. Dolph Britz

Dolph Britz is currently a Professor at Potchefstroom University, a Research Fellow for the University of Pretoria and the Deputy Director for Institutional Research at the Central University of Technology Free State. He is deeply involved in international collaboration of scholarly supervision, research and teaching, focusing on primary sources within the field of Historical Theology. His fields of specialization include: Studies in the 16th century Reformation and Post-reformation theology, Jonathan Edwards, and the history of theology and ecclesiastical traditions in Southern Africa.

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Pr. Neil Henry

Neil Henry holds a diploma in Education obtained at the Hewat College of Education and he taught at secondary school level for 11 years before entering full-time ministry. He served in both youth and outreach ministries for several years before commencing his studies at the Bible Institute of South Africa (BISA) where he earned a BTh and then he received his BTh (Honours) from the University of Potchefstroom (NWU). Currently, he is working at completing a MTh in Missional Leadership through Stellenbosch University.

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Dr. Lourens Erasmus

Lourens Erasmus will assist SMTI with higher education planning and accreditation of qualifications, institutional and policy planning and development. Lourens is the Managing Director of Education Management Consultants (Pty Limited), focusing on the development and accreditation of higher education curricula and learning programmes with the South African tertiary regulatory authorities.

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Pr. Mike Brunk

Mike Brunk received his BA from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio (1979). He taught at Community Bible Church in Leondale from 2001-2002. He completed the two-year SMTI programme with Dr Wayne Mack in Pretoria, South Africa in 2013. He has been serving as Senior Pastor for Kathorus Bible Church in Katlehong, Germiston since 2002. He is currently working on a MABC from Faith Seminary, Lafayette, Indiana. He has completed all of the coursework for his MABC and is in the process of completing the required supervised counselling and thesis.

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Pr. Warren Hoffman

Warren Hoffman has been the Pastor of Croydon Baptist Church in Kempton Park since 2006. Prior to this he was a missionary at Faith Baptist Church in Kitwe, Zambia. Warren received a BA of Theology certificate from Calvary School in 1998. He completed the two-year SMTI programme with Dr. Wayne Mack in Pretoria, South Africa in 2016 and he is currently working to become an ACBC Certified Biblical Counsellor. He is a husband to Lauri and father to 5 kids.

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