Academic Faculty

RevMGordonRev Misseline Gordon
BTh Hons (NETS)

Academic Dean

Rev Gordon graduated from NETS in 2002 with a Bachelor of Theology, and then in 2017 with a Bachelor Honours. Her calling and heart’s desire is to see people emotionally restored and healed. Therefore, she dedicates her time and energy to share Christ, equip individuals in order to grow spiritually, and to walk the extra mile with the broken-hearted. She is an ordained minister of the Rhenish Church in Namibia, and has served in the Tsumeb congregation of the Rhenish Church in both full-time and part-time capacities since 2004. She joined the faculty in 2019.

Mr Paul GunningMrPGunning
BD Hons (Aberdeen), BSc (Aberdeen)

Student Dean and Lecturer
Biblical Studies & Pastoral Ministry

Before joining NETS in 2006 Mr Gunning spent ten years teaching at the Evangelical Bible Institute in Rundu, Namibia. Since 2010 he has been a part-time lecturer at NETS, enabling him to spend time supporting the Evangelical Bible Church congregations in Windhoek. He is currently studying for an Master of Arts in Theology at Aberdeen University, specialising in biblical interpretation. Paul is married to Hilary, and they have four children. They are mission partners supported by SIM-UK.

2019 joram oudshoornRev Joram Oudshoorn
MA Miss. (UU), MDiv (PThU, Netherlands)

Missiology and Contextual Theology

Rev Joram has a passion for learning from and serving the church in Africa. He lived in Zimbabwe as a teenager, has researched Pentecostalism in Ghana, and served in Mozambique from 2010-2016 — both at Hefsiba Theological Seminary, and as a TEE trainer in the local churches. Both before and after his time in Mozambique he served in various local churches of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands. Joram and his wife Danielle are blessed with four young daughters. They are mission partners supported by GZB-Netherlands.

Mr Christo BockMrCBock
BTh Hons (NETS)

Practical Theology and Distance 

Mr Bock is a graduate of NETS, and now serves on our Leadership Team. He commenced his service at NETS in 2014 as our Distance Administrator, and was promoted to Director in 2016. Before studying at NETS, Christo worked in the transport and logistics industry for about 10 years; 2 years as a partner. He and his wife Adeline have two young sons.

RevMKnightRev Michael Knight
MA Theo. (RTS), BBS (CSU)

Youth Ministry & Biblical Studies

Prior to joining NETS in 2014 Rev. Knight served in various roles of youth and children’s ministry for over 15 years. He serves as a part-time lecturer at our Windhoek campus, and also has specific responsibilities for making youth ministry training accessible to local churches throughout Namibia. He is a mission partner supported by SIM-USA.

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Rev Daniel Webster
BSc Hons (UNSW), BD, MTh (MTC, Sydney)


Rev Dan served as a pastor in Sydney for 7 years before moving with his family to Namibia in 2018. His desire is to help people see the glory of God in the face of Christ through his Word. Daniel is married to Olivia and together they have been entrusted with four energetic boys. They are mission partners supported by CMS-Australia.

Mr. Anselm Kavhura

BTh (NETS), Basic Ed. Teachers Diploma, (BETD), 2008 – WCE.

Faculty in Training

Anselm is a 2020 graduate of NETS who now serves as a Faculty In Training (FIT). He is Passionate about faithful interpretation and teaching of scriptures to correct syncritistic and non-biblical understandings of contextual issues. His Prayer is that  nominal and religious Christians grow beyond mere identification with their Church denominations and be inwardly transformed into Christlikeness. Anselm was a school Teacher for about 7 years before he began his studies at NETS.

Adjunct Faculty

NETS is committed to continuously developing its Adjunct Faculty that is made up of qualified Namibian pastors and academics who have significant ministry experience. These adjunct members make a tremendous contribution to our students’ education by teaching a range of subjects related to their area of expertise within the Namibian context.

RevLKatendaRight Rev Lukas Kaluwapa Katenda
MTS (Virginia), DipTh.Min (TEE RSA), DipNur (UNam)

Right Rev. Katenda is an ordained Anglican minister, and bishop of the Reformed Evangelical Anglican Church of Namibia (REACH-Namibia). He served at NETS from 2016-2018 in the roles of Academic Dean and Principal. He previously worked as the Secretary and Treasurer of the Anglican Diocese of Namibia. Lukas is married to Aune Kashikuka, a mathematics teacher by profession. They have a son named Leuyanoshinge Latumbala Livingstone.

Rev. Wynand Fourie 

BTh, MDiv, LTh (Stellenbosch)

Wynand is currently serving as full-time leader in the Dutch Reformed Church Windhoek-West. He is studying part-time towards a PhD in New Testament studies under the mentorship of Professor Jeremy Punt. Wynand is married to Bianca, and they have three children: Mika, Zani and Kai.