DIXON JAMES Minister of Religion/Marriage Officer   & Commissioner of Oaths. Principal/President of College of Theological Education, S.A.

SARAH EDNA JAMES Principal of Superkids J.S.School, E.C. 

Married in 1975 and have three married children and seven grandchildren. Dixon in pastoral ministry since 1968. Dixon and Edna established their private school in Bizana, E.C. registered under the Dept. Of Education since 1999. Previously on Trans World Radio with programme called Checkpoint. Dixon and Edna are UNISA graduates.Dixon holds a Diploma in Chr.Ed; B.A; M.A and M.Th. Currently on his D.Th. 

 Mission Statement:

To Teach and Train Leaders Today for Tomorrow 

COTESA is recognized by two ACCREDITED Institutions: The South African Theological Seminary (SATS) and Baptist Theological College in Southern Africa (BTCSA). Students completing our Diploma could pursue a degree with SATS and BTCSA.COTESA is also in partnership with an accredited university in the U.S. for recognized degrees (T & C's apply). 

CHOOSE COTESA

The College with Credibility and Class

We AIM at preparing the

head and the heart.

This includes

Anointing and Academics

 

We offer the following:

DIPLOMA

Registration

& Admin Fees(once off)

Fees: Pay per textbook

TOTAL

Number of textbooks/Courses

1.

Diploma in Biblical Studies

R50

R50

R350

6

2

 

Diploma in Theology

R100

R125

R125 per textbook/course

9 courses/24 textbooks

3.

 

Higher Diploma in Theology

 

R100

R200

R200 per course

7 courses/6 textbooks

4

Post Graduate courses

R100

R200

R900

4 courses/textbooks

Graduation Fee of R500 is not included in the above table. Graduation fee includes hire of academic attire, photos and DVD.

The Diploma in Biblical Studies has no Exam. The textbooks include self study Questions. No Exams, No classes and No graduation. Most the subjects are covered except that they are condensed, simplified and user friendly. Suitable for every Christian.

DIPLOMA IN BIBLICAL STUDIES

Book 1- DOCTRINE

Book 4- THE LOCAL CHURCH

Doctrine of Scriptures

Church Governance

Doctrine of Man

Church Ordinances

Doctrine of Salvation

Church Officials

Doctrine of God

 

Doctrine of Christ

Book 5- SPIRITUAL LIFE

Doctrine of the Holy Spirit

Prayer

Doctrine of Future Events

Fasting

Book 2- BIBLICAL

Intercession

Psalmody

The Bible

 

Bible Study Methods

Book 6- CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

Interpreting the Scriptures

Sunday School department

 

Youth department

Book 3- MINISTRY

Women’s department

Missions

 

Homiletics

 

Evangelism

 

 

 

DIPLOMA IN THEOLOGY: 345 CREDITS

 

TH100

 

Systematic Theology

 

PT500

Practical Theology

62

70

PT501

Missions

10

TH101

Bibliology

8

PT502

Homiletics

10

TH102

Anthropology

8

PT503

Apologetics

8

TH103

Soteriology

8

PT504

Conflict Resolution

8

TH104

Theology

10

PT505

Church Growth

8

TH105

Christology

8

PT506

Evangelism

8

TH106

Pneumatology

8

PT507

Family and Finance

10

TH107

Eschatology

10

 

EB600

 

Exploring the Bible

 

30

TH108

Ecclesiology

10

 

 

 

EB601

Pauline Epistles

10

SL200

Spiritual Life

34

EB602

Revelation

10

SL201

Prayer

8

EB603

Bible Survey-Old  & New Testament

10

SL202

Fasting

8

SL203

Intercession

8

 

 

 

SL204

Worship

10

CH700

Church History

36

 

 

 

CH701

Ancient Church Age

9

BS300

Biblical Studies

38

CH702

Middle Ages

9

BS301

The Bible

10

CH703

The Reformation

9

BS302

Inductive Bible Study

12

CH704

Modern Church Age

9

BS303

Gospel of John

16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BL800

 

Biblical Leadership

 

20

 

 

 

BL801

Leadership Excellence

10

CE400

Christian Education

31

BL802

Nehemiah Leadership

10

CE401

Sunday school Ministry

10

 

 

 

CE402

Youth Ministry

10

SEM900

Seminars

24

CE403

Women’s Ministry

5

SEM901

How to for Pastors

8

CE404

World Religions

6

SEM902

Hebrew and Greek

8

 

 

 

SEM903

Art of Writing

8

 

 

HIGHER DIPLOMA IN THEOLOGY:   180 CREDITS

Applicants who completed COTESA Dip.Th. are required to complete the 6 subjects and a thesis. All others must first complete the Comprehensive Competence Test (CCT) to qualify for the Dip. Theology credits. The CCT is a one volume text book with an Open Book Exam.

Pastors and Church leaders with a minimum of 5 years ministry experience and some Bible studies may apply. (T’s & C’s apply).

HIGHER DIPLOMA IN THEOLGY (HDT)

Comprehensive Competence Test

TOTAL CREDITS

90

90

180

HDT 2001

Comprehensive Competence Test (to complete Dip.Th)

90

HDT2002

Romans

15

HDT2003

End Times and Prophecy

10

HDT2004

Biblical Interpretation

15

HDT2005

Expository Preaching

15

HDT2006

Biblical Perspective on Leadership

10

HDT2007

Pauline Perspective of a Pastor

10

HDT2008

Mini Thesis

15

 

POSTGRADUATE COURSES: 50 CREDITS

PC 2009

Book of Daniel

15

PC2010

Child Psychology

10

PC2011

Counselling

15

PC2012

Christian Ethics

10

 

COLLEGE COUNCIL

Back row: Paul Govender, Pastor Petrus Oosthuizen, R.S.Govender (Chairman)

Front row: Mrs.Shanti Govender and Pastor V.Mundie (PRO).

 

All four have a Diploma in Pastoral Theology and are completing the Higher Diploma in Theology. R.S. Govender ( Ex Educator) S.Govender, wife of Elder Paul Govender; Petrus Oosthuyzen is a pastor and V.Mundie a bi-vocational pastor.

 

 

 

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