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JTS Donated Books to EGST

The Johannelund Theological Seminary, JTS Student Union donated books and transaction certificate worth 7,767 Swedish Kronor/SEK to EGST on March 25, 2017 during a week-long study tour in Addis Ababa from March18-26, 2017. A team of eleven visitors including students, faculty and missionaries from JTS, Uppsala met EGST Director, visited EGST facilities, took part in […]

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EGST Facilitated Book Contributions to Ethiopian Seminaries

The Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology (EGST) together with Theological Book Network (TBN) facilitated the delivery of 15,320 books (467 boxes) scheduled to be distributed for fifteen different theological seminaries based in Ethiopia including EGST. Sara Demissie, EGST Head Librarian remarked that “TBN designated EGST for this library development project because of its leadership in […]

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EGST Night Piloted

An EGST Night was piloted on March 17, 2017 to promote EGST programs and admissions for potential applicants. Alumni, current students, potential applicants, and invited guests participated in the event. Dean of Studies, Dr. Theodros Assefa and Dr. Andrew DeCort addressed the audience and explained frequently asked questions about EGST and the application/admissions procedures. Four […]

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Roles of Theological Institutions Recognized

The roles of Teacher Education and Theological Institutions in contributing to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Global Citizenship Education (GCE)has been recognized. This was observed in an event of UNESCO Week for Peace and Sustainable Development: The Role of Education held in Ottawa, Canada from March 6-8, 2017.

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Director Called for Greater Cooperation with Alumni

General Assembly Elected New Council Members The EGST Director called for a closer cooperation between EGST and its alumni. Speaking on the occasion of EGST Alumni Association General Assembly on February 25, 2017 Dr. Misgana Mathewos remarked that the alumni members are strategic partners of EGST in advancing EGST’s mission, accomplishing its strategic plan, engaging […]

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EECMY Elected New President, Vice and Treasurer

The New President will join EGST Council of Owners The Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY) in its 20th General Assembly elected Rev. Yonas Yigezu as President of the church. Out of the 446 voting members of the EECMY 274 decided on President-elect Rev Yonas Yigezu, EECMY said The church’s highest governing body during its […]

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BIB Opened a Sub Branch at EGST Building

Brehan Bank International, BIB, opened a sub branch at EGST Building to render services closer to its customers around Sar Betoch area. Speaking on the occasion of opening an additional facility on January 16, 2017 at EGST building, Berhan Bank Corporate Customers’ Manager, Masresha Hilemichael, said that the values of BIB are providing quality and […]

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Workshop on “Redefining Development from Faith Perspective” Conducted

A research dissemination workshop on “Redefining Development from Faith Perspective” was conducted on January 13, 2017 at the Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology, EGST. The findings of the research project under the overarching theme of “Theology-Development Nexus” incorporated Biblical and Theological Perspectives on Development and Perceptions of Faith Leaders on Development from Three Selected Evangelical […]