Malua College, Upolu, Samoa
+685-42303
mtc@malua.edu.ws

Faculty

Faculty

Ma'afala Lima FS

PRINCIPAL OF MALUA
HOD Theology
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Vaitusi Nofoaiga FS

Vice-Principal & Academic Dean HOD New Testament
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Makesi Neemia FS

HOD Old Testament
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Arthur Wulf FS

Lecturer Old Testament
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Latu Latai FS

HOD Church History
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Taipisia Leilua FS

Lecturer Theology
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Alesana F Pala'amo FS

HOD Practical Theology
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Imoamaua Setefano FS

Lecturer Theology
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Samasoni Moleli FS

Lecturer Old Testament
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Malutafa Faalili FS

Lecturer Old Testament
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Olive Samuelu FS

Lecturer Theology
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Seumaninoa Puaina FS

Lecturer New Testament
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Filemoni Crawley FS

Lecturer Practical Theology
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Apela Ah Him FS

Lecturer New Testament
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Melepone Isara

Lecturer Old Testament
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Tutoatasi Toalima

Lecturer Church History
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Clarke Stowers

Lecturer Church History
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Staff Development on Study Leave

Visesio Saga FS

PhD candidate (Melbourne)
New Testament

Brian Kolia FS

PhD candidate (Melbourne)
Old Testament

Reupena Maulolo FS

PhD candidate (Otago)
Practical Theology

Karanita Petaia FS

PhD candidate (Melbourne)
New Testament

Additional Teaching Staff

Torise Neemia

MTh, MA, BA, Dip. Teaching
Academic Writing Skills
Thesis Proposals

Administration

Ma'afala Limā / Latu Latai

Librarian

Melepone Isara

Bursar (Acting)

Arthur Wulf

Theses Co-ordinator

Lalokava Limā

Dip. Theological Studies
Senior Library Assistant

Maria Samuelu

Dip. Theological Studies
Senior Library Assistant

Mile Nofoaiga

Cert. Early Childhood,
Dip. Theological Studies
Kindergarten

Amiaifolau Luatua

BA
College Secretary

Staff Profiles

Rev. Ma'afala Limā

ThM, BD

Contact Details:

Email:       mlima@malua.edu.ws
Phone:      +685 42303 ext 101

Qualifications:
ThMPrinceton Theological Seminary, USA1997
BDPacific Theological College, Fiji1992
Research Outputs:

Journal Articles, Book Chapters, Dissertation

  • Lima, M., Tapaleao, S., Saga, V., & Suluvale, E. (2014). O le Mataupu Silisili mai le Va’ai a le Si’osi’omaga, An Environmental Perspective of Theology. Malua Journal (2), 53-64.
  • Lima, M. (1992). A Theological Relection On The Impact Of Development Aid In Western Samoa. (Unpublished BD thesis), Pacific Theological College, Suva, Fiji.

Rev. Dr. Vaitusi Nofoaiga

PhD, MTh Hons, BD, BA

Contact Details:

Email:       vnofoaiga@malua.edu.ws
Phone:      +685 42303 ext 110

Qualifications:
PhDThe University of Auckland, New Zealand2014
MTh HonsThe University of Auckland, New Zealand2007
BDMalua Theological College, Samoa2004
Diploma of TeachingWellington College of Education, New Zealand 1996
BAVictoria University, New Zealand1995
Research Outputs:

Journal Articles, Book, Book Chapters, Dissertations

Nofoaiga, Vaitusi. A Samoan Reading of Discipleship in Matthew. SBL Press: Atlanta, 2017.
——. “Jesus the Fiaola (Opportunity Seeker): A Postcolonial Reading of Matthew 7:24-8:22.” In Sea of Readings: The   Bible in the South Pacific, edited by Jione Havea, 163-178. SBL Press: Atlanta, 2018.
——. “Towards a Samoan Postcolonial Reading of Discipleship in the Matthean gospel.” PhD Thesis, University of Auckland, 2014.
——. “Crowds as Jesus’ Disciples in the Matthean Gospel.” MTh Thesis, University of Auckland, 2006.
——. “A Samoan Reading of Judas’s Betrayal of Jesus.” In Point of View Publishing: Customized Course Readings, 2018. https://www.pointofviewpublishing.com/
——. “Exploring Discipleship in Matthew 4:12-25 from tautuaileva  (service/servant/serve in-between).” Pacific Journal of Theology 50 (2013), 61-87.
——. “Fafine Tigā Fanau (Faaaliga 12:1-17): Pepa Mafutaga Faafouina Faifeau i Malua 2018.” Malua Journal 1 (2019).
——. “Faavae o le Loto fuatiaifo lelei i le soifua faitaulaga mo le Atua (2 Korinito): Pepa Mafutaga Faifeau i Malua 2017.” Malua Journal 1 (2018).
——. “Occupation as a blessing – An intertextual reading of the star in Matthew 2:1-12 and the star of Jacob in Numbers 24:14-19: Paper for Oceania Biblical Association Conference in Auckland 2017.” Malua Journal 1 (2018).
——. “Vaaiga i le Agaga o le Atua, o le faavae (petra not petros) e atia’e ai le Ekalesia: Pepa o le Fono Tele EFKS 2016.” Malua Journal 1 (2017).
——. “Avea ma soo i le lotoifale (fesootaiga ma le upu Eleni o le ebastazen (ave – carry)): ‘O ia lava na na aveina o tatou vaivai, ma na tauave o tatou ma’i’ (Mataio 8:17): Pepa Mafutaga Faifeau    Malua 2015.” Malua Journal 1 (2016).

Conference Papers

  • Pepa mo le Mafutaga Tamā o le Ekalesia EFKAS & EFKS, faaulutalaina “Ekalesia Galulue Faatasi (Mataio 16-18),” Malua, 17-20 Ianuari, 2020.
  • Pepa mo le Mafutaga Faafouina Faifeau, faaulutalaina “Motugaafa  mo Upu Faaiu o ni faatasiga poo ni mafutaga  – Upu mai le Feagaiga Fou ma le Aganuu (Mavaega),” Malua, Aukuso, 2019.
  • Paper given to the Australian and New Zealand Association of Theological Schools Conference, entitled “Woman crying out in birth pangs (Revelation 12:16): An early Christianity imagery of following the Lamb,” Auckland, May, 2019.
  • Paper given to the Council for World Mission Pacific Youth Programme, entitled “Jesus’ response to the Roman Empire’s exploitation of local Palestinian people in the 1st Century: A Pacific Christian response to Blue Pacific Economy,” Nadi, October, 2019.
  • Paper given to the Council for World Mission Pacific Youth Programme, entitled “The Blue Pacific Identity from a Biblical Perspective,” Nadi, October, 2019.
  • Paper given to the International Congress of the Society of Biblical Literature, entitled “Discipleship as service to local people (people of the land and sea) – A reading of Matthew 14 (beyond the death of John the Baptist),” Boston USA, November, 2017.
  • Paper given to the Relational Hermeneutics Conference, entitled, “Tautuaileva as a Samoan relational hermeneutic to explore egalitarianism in the Bible,” Suva, June, 2016.
  • Paper given to the Oceania Biblical Studies Association Conference, entitled “Exploring the rhetology and rhetography of Lauga faaSamoa and Pese Samoa in the Samoan Christian world,” Tonga, August, 2012.
  • Paper given to the Oceania Biblical Studies Association Conference, entitled “The interconnectedness of humankind and earth in God’s Basileia in the parable of the sower (Matthew 13:1-12),” Auckland, July, 2010.
  • Paper given to the Council for World Mission Meeting, entitled “The gift of children and our responsibility to nurture them to the fullness of life,” Malua, September, 2009.
Current Supervision

2020     Fenika Faalave (BD Honors) “The role of the Ekklesia in relation to Jesus as the Messiah in the Gospel of Matthew.”

Completed Supervision

2019    Mariota Jonathan Seiuli (BD Honors) “Re-visiting Paul and the Law in the Epistle to the  Galatians in light of Law in Society.”
             Kaititi Tokaia (BD Honors) “A sociorhetorical reading of the wedding feast in Matthew 22:1-14 using a Kiribati perspective of te baka.”
             Challis Kuki (BTh) “A Samoan reading of Jesus’ true family in Matthew 12:46-50.”

2018    Leuelu Setu (BD Honors) “Revisiting Judas’s betrayal of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew [26:14-16; 47-56, 27:3-10].”

2017    Clarke Stowers (BTh) “Names as hermeneutics to read texts: Fofogaolevai and John the Baptizer (Mark 1:1-15).”

2017    Faaui BJ Faaui (BTh) “A reader-response’s exploration of Hope in John 5:1-18.”

2016    Fatilua Fatilua (BD) “The Church and Court Litigation: A Socio-Rhetorical analysis of 1 Corinthians 6:1-11.”
             Kuresa Tavalani (BTh) “Jesus’ encounter with the Samaritan woman (John 4:16-30) from Tuagane perspective.”
             Tieem Meetari (BD) “An interpretation of giving gifts in 2 Corinthians 9:1-15: Te karea.”

2008    Caesar Samuelu (BD) “Head covering for women in 1 Corinthians 11:1-16.”

2009    Perenise Malota (BD) “What Jesus said about divorce in Matthew 19:1-12.”

Membership: Biblical and Theological Associations
  • President of the Oceania Biblical Studies Association (OBSA)
  • Member of the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)
Research Interests
  • Gospels
  • Pauline Letters
  • Christian Inventions (rhetorical) in the 1st Century
  • Apocalyptic literature in relation to Mythology
  • Johannine Literature
  • Diaspora Judaism
  • Islander Criticism
  • Sociorhetorical criticism
  • Method/s of reading/s that help us make more sense the meaning of the Gospel in/to our world/s

Rev. Makesi Neemia

PhD candidate, MTh, BD, BSc

Contact Details:

Email:       mneemia@malua.edu.ws
Phone:      +685 42303 ext 107

Qualifications:
Phd candidateMelbourne University Divinity, Australia 
MThPacific Theological College, Fiji2002
BDMalua Theological College, Samoa2000
BScThe University of Auckland, New Zealand 

 

Rev. Dr Arthur Wulf

PhD, MTh, BD, BA

Contact Details:

Email:       awulf@malua.edu.ws
Phone:      +685 42303 ext 118

Qualifications:
PhDThe University of Auckland, New Zealand2017
MThPacific Theological College, Fiji2004
BDMalua Theological College, Samoa2002
BAVictoria University, New Zealand 

Rev. Dr Latu Latai

PhD, MTh Distinction, BD, BA

Contact Details:

Email:         llatai@malua.edu.ws
Phone:      +685 42303 ext 116

Qualifications:
PhDAustralian National University, Australia2016
MTh DistinctionPacific Theological College, Fiji2005
BDMalua Theological College, Samoa2003
BANational University of Samoa, Samoa 
Research Outputs:

Journal Articles, Book Chapters, Dissertation

  • 2016. ‘Covenant Keepers: A History of Samoan (LMS) Missionary Wives in the Western Pacific from 1839 to 1979, PhD Thesis, ANU, Canberra.
  • 2015. ‘Changing Covenants in Samoa? From Brothers and Sisters to Husbands and Wives?’ in Gender and Person in Oceania, Oceania Special Issue, Volume 85, Issue 1, pp. 92 – 104.
  • 2014. ‘From Open Fale to Mission Houses: Negotiating the Boundaries of ‘Domesticity’ in Samoa,’ in Margaret Jolly and Hyaeweol Choi (eds.) Divine Domesticities: Christian Paradoxes in Asia and the Pacific, ANU Press, Canberra.
  • 2005. ‘E au le ina’ilau a tamaita’i: A History of Samoan Missionary Wives in the Evangelisation of Papua New Guinea from 1883 to 1975’, MTh Thesis, Pacific Theological College, Suva.
  • 2003. ‘Samoan Enlightenment: An Interpretation of Modern Samoa,’ BD Thesis, Malua Theological College, Malua.

Conference Papers

  • 2016. Pacific Island University Research Network (PIURN) Conference, National University of Samoa, Apia, September. ‘Changing covenants in Samoa? From brothers and sisters to husbands and wives?’
  • 2015. Worldling Oceania Conference, ANU, Canberra, April 14. ‘Singers of a new song: Samoan missionary wives in cross-cultural exchanges of music in evangelization in the Western Pacific.’
  • 2012. European Society for Oceanists (ESFO) Conference, Bergen, Norway, December 7. ‘The way we do things change, but the foundations remain: Faa-Samoa in the Face of Increasing Commoditization.’
  • 2012. Talanoa Conference, ANU, Canberra, Australia, November 9. ‘Samoan (LMS) Missionary Wives.’
  • 2012. Pacific Symposium, ANU Centre for European Studies, ANU, Canberra, Australia, October 17. Church and Democracy in Samoa.’
  • 2012. PASI 3001 Course: The Contemporary Pacific. Coombs Building, ANU, Canberra, Australia, October 10. ‘Christianity in the Pacific.’
  • 2012. Paradoxes of Domesticity Conference, ANU, Canberra, Australia, August 9. ‘From Open Fale to Mission Houses: Negotiating the Boundaries of Domesticity in Samoa.’
  • 2012. Australian Youth Ambassadors of Development (AYAD) Training Workshop, Rydges Lakeside Hotel, Canberra, Australia, June 25. ‘Christianity in the Pacific.’
  • 2012. Story Weaving: Colonial Contexts and Postcolonial Theology Conference. Whitley College, Melbourne, January 24. ‘Changing Covenants in Samoa? From Brothers and Sisters to Husband and Wives?’
  • 2012. National Rugby League Cultural and Leadership Workshop, Sydney University, Sydney, January 20. ‘Religion and the Diaspora of Pacific People in Australia and New Zealand.’

Rev. Dr Taipisia Leilua

DTh, MTh, BD

Contact Details:

Email:         tleilua@malua.edu.ws
Phone:      +685 42303 ext 111

Qualifications:
DThMelbourne College of Divinity, Australia 
MThPacific Theological College, Fiji 
BDPacific Theological College, Fiji 
        

Rev. Dr Alesana Pala'amo

PhD, MTh, BTh

Contact Details:

Email:        alesanapalaamo@yahoo.com.au
Phone:      +685 42303 ext 105

Qualifications:
PhDMassey University, New Zealand2017
MThProtestant Theological University, The Netherlands2008
BThMalua Theological College, Samoa2006
Research Outputs

Journal Articles, Book Chapters, Dissertation

  • Pala’amo, A. (2020). The heavens declare – the ending. In N. Eddy (Ed.), Fresh from the Word: The Bible for a change (pp. 302-308). Oxford, United Kingdom: Lion Hudson Limited.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2019). Pastoral counselling in a changing Samoa: Development, Christianity, and Relationality. Sites: a journal of social anthropology and cultural studies, 16(1), 95- 108.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2018). Tafatolu (three-sides): A Samoan research methodological framework. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 30(4), 19-27.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2018). O Iesu o le Faufautua lelei, Jesus the Wonderful Counsellor. Malua Journal (7), 168-173.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2018). Faith and works. In N. Eddy (Ed.), Fresh from the Word: The Bible for a change (pp. 113-119). Oxford, United Kingdom: Monarch Books.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2017). Fetu’utu’una’i le va Navigating relational space: An exploration of pastoral counselling practices for Samoans. (Doctoral dissertation, Massey University, Albany, New Zealand). Retrieved from https://mro.massey.ac.nz/handle/10179/11813
  • Pala’amo, A. (2017). A new phase begins. In N. Eddy (Ed.), Fresh from the Word: The Bible for a change (pp. 256-262). Oxford, United Kingdom: Monarch Books.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2016). Jesus in action: healing. In N. Eddy (Ed.), Fresh from the Word: The Bible for a change (pp. 158-164). Birmingham, United Kingdom: The International Bible Reading Association.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2015). The promise of the Spirit, the Counsellor. In N. Eddy (Ed.), Fresh from the Word: The Bible for a change (pp. 104-110). Birmingham, United Kingdom: The International Bible Reading Association.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2012). From tradition to God: A qualitative study towards redeveloping the spirituality of Samoan youth. In G. Hall & J. Hendriks (Eds.), Dreaming a New Earth: Raimon Panikkar and Indigenous Spiritualities (pp. 239-257). Preston, Australia: Mosaic Press.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2012). Conflict Analysis. Malua Journal (1), 168-173.
 

Conference Papers

  • Pala’amo, A. (2019, August). Tafatolu (three-sides): A Samoan Research Methodological Framework towards an EFKS Counselling and Social Services. Paper presented at the  CCCS ministers’ renewal conference, Malua, Samoa.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2019, August). Va’aalo Pastoral Counselling: An Approach that navigates vā  (relational space) to engage Samoans with one’s own self, with one another, and especially with God. Paper presented at the 11th International Congress ICPCC International Council of Pastoral Care and Counselling Conference, Malacca, Malaysia.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2019, March). Fetu’utu’una’i le vā, Navigating Relational Spaces: A contemporary Samoan perspective of Pastoral Counselling. Paper presented at the NUS National University of Samoa Lecture Series, Apia, Samoa.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2018, September). Counselling from a Samoan perspective: Fetu’utu’una’i le vā, Navigating Relational Space to align traditional and contemporary practices. Paper presented at the IAC International Association for Counselling Conference, Rome, Italy.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2018, March). Rolling out the fine mat of Scripture: A contextual pastoral response. Paper presented at the New Zealand Institute for Pacific Research Samoa Conference, Piula, Samoa.
  • Pala’amo, A. & Pala’amo, L. (2018, March). Tatou talanoa: Fetufaa’iga (counselling) fa’a-Faletua. Paper presented at the CCCS Annual Minister’s Wives renewal conference,  Sogi, Samoa.
  • Pala’amo, A. & Pala’amo, L. (2016, July). Sāuāina i totonu o aiga/ Family violence. Paper presented at the CCCS Auckland district conference, Te Atatu, New Zealand.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2016, June). Interweaving Christianity with traditionalists and contemporary  Samoans through pastoral counselling. Paper presented at the Woven Together? Christianity and development between New Zealand and the Pacific conference, Religious  studies, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2015, July). Jesus walks on water (Matthew 14:22-33): are you walking or sinking? Paper presented at the CCCS Youth Bible study conference, Grey Lynn, New Zealand.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2014, December). Suicide: In the eyes of a Christian is this right or wrong?  Paper presented at the Pacific Island Evangelical and Missionary Network Annual Conference, Mangere, New Zealand.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2014, September). Pastoral counselling in Samoa: exploring effective  practices for ministers. Paper presented online at the Pacific Post Graduate Talanoa: co- ordinated by the Institute of Public Policy AUT University, Albany, New Zealand.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2014, August). Dream for success: a reading of Daniel 1:17. Paper presented at the CCCS Youth Bible study conference, Panmure, New Zealand.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2013, November). Pastoral counselling in Samoa: a shift from the traditional Samoan fale (house) to Westernised designs that emphasise separateness. Paper presented at the Indigenous Theology Symposium, Association Practical Theologians Oceania, Wellington, New Zealand.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2013, November). Pastoral counselling in Samoa: exploring effective practices for ministers. Paper presented at the 6th Pasifika@Massey Whenua Research conference,  Manawatu, New Zealand.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2013, October). Drink from the water of life: a reading of John 4:13-14. Paper presented at the Tongan Youth Camp Bible study conference, West harbour, New Zealand.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2013, August). Pastoral counselling in Samoa: exploring effective practices for ministers. Paper presented online at the Pasifika@Massey Seminar Series, Albany, New Zealand.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2012, October). Imago Dei: Created in the Image of God. Paper presented at the CCCS conference on drug and alcohol abuse, Tamaligi, Samoa.
  • Pala’amo, A. & Marino, A.  (2011, August). The ancient ritual of Ifoga: A Documentary about Peacebuilding in Samoa. Paper presented at the Pacific Peacebuilding Training Intensive, Suva, Fiji.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2010, August). Religion, Trauma, and Coping. Paper presented at the CCCS  ministers’ renewal conference, Malua, Samoa.
  • Pala’amo, A. (2010, June). From tradition to God: A qualitative study towards redeveloping the spirituality of Samoan youth. Paper presented at the Indigenous Theology Symposium. Association Practical Theologians Oceania, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Pala’amo, A. & Marino, A. (2009, August). Contemporary Research in Christian Education. Paper presented at the CCCS ministers’ renewal conference, Malua, Samoa.

Other Research Outputs

  • 2015                        Researcher for Meeting the housing needs of multi-generational households: A report prepared for BRANZ and funded from the                                                                  Building Research Levy. A joint research project by the University of Auckland and Massey University.
  • 2013                        Report for Pasifika Professional Supervision Practice Research and Professional Development Hub, Massey University.
  • 2009-present         Administrator/Author: Press Releases, and Information updates, Malua Theological College website http://malua.edu.ws

Current Supervision

2020    Falepau Tuiluga              Bachelor of Divinity with Honours
                                                        The impact of fitness

2020    Aneseone Anesone        Bachelor of Theology
                                                        The impact of Measles

Completed Supervision

2019    Penitala Kolose               Bachelor of Divinity with Honours
                                                         Exploring the Effects upon the Church Ministers’ Children in their Parents’ Ministries as EFKS Ministers

2018    Tau Toleafoa                    Bachelor of Divinity with Honours
                                                         Towards A Fusion Between Traditional & Contemporary Ekalesia Fa’apotopotoga Kerisiano Samoa (EFKS) Hymns: E sui faiga ae                                                             tumau fa’avae – Practices change yet foundations remain—from a New Zealand-born Samoan perspective

2012    Faitua Tanielu Tupuse   Bachelor of Divinity
                                                         Is Samoa still founded on God?

2011    Taipisia Lauvi Fiti           Bachelor of Theology
                                                        The Role of the Faifeau of the Congregational Christian Church Samoa, in the process of Healing for the Bereaved following a                                                                 Sudden Death

2008    Faraimo Ti’iti’i                 Bachelor of Divinity
                                                        A Firm Partnership of the Faifeau and his Faletua: Towards a Successful Ministry in the Congregational Christian Church in                                                                      Samoa

Membership
  • Council Board Member Pacific Region, ICPCC International Council Pastoral Care and Counselling
  • Member, IAC International Association Counselling
  • Affiliate Member, NZCCA New Zealand Christian Counsellors Association
  • Member, MHPSS Mental Health Psycho Social Services, Ministry of Health, Government of Samoa
  • Co-Founder, Soul Talk Samoa Trust
Research Interests
  • Practical theology
  • Pastoral Counselling
  • Youth and Social Ministries
  • Christian Worship
  • Indigenous Research Methodologies
  • Christian Education

Rev. Dr Imoa Setefano

PhD, MTh Hons, BTh

Contact Details:

Email:         echicken76@yahoo.co.nz
Phone:      +685 42303 ext 108

Qualifications:
PhDThe University of Auckaland, New Zealand2018
MTh HonsThe University of Auckaland, New Zealand2009
BThMalua Theological College, Samoa2005
Research Outputs:

Journal Articles, Book Chapter, Dissertation

  • Moa, I. (2018). “O le Suli Va’aia o le Atua”[A Visible Heir of God]: A Trinitarian theology for the faifeau identity of the Congregational Christian Church Samoa in Aotearoa New Zealand. ResearchSpace@ Auckland. Retrieved from https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/bitstream/handle/2292/36980/whole.pdf?sequence=2
  • Moa, I. & Moa, A. (2015). What Does it Mean To Be Well? A Pastor and His Wife’s Journey with Bi-Polar Disorder/Manic Depression.  Stimulus: The New Zealand Journal of  Christian Thought and Practice 22(3), 18-23.
  • Auckland Pacific/New Zealand Pacific – Weekly Community Newspaper (2007-2015). Weekly meditations on contemporary issues facing the Samoan and Pacific communities and churches in Aotearoa New Zealand
Conference Papers:
  • Moa, I. (2017, August). O se matupu silisili mo le tagata ua gasegase le mafaufau: A theology for the mentally ill person. Paper presented at the  CCCS ministers’ renewal conference, Malua, Samoa.
  • Moa, I. & Moa, A. (2015, June). What does it mean to be well? A Pastor and his Wife’s Journey with Bipolar Disorder. Paper presented at the Laidlaw College Conference: BEING WELL…and mental health challenges, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Moa, I. (2014). Disability in the Church. Panel member presentation at the Elevate Christian Disability Trust: Beyond Disability Conference.
  • Moa, I. (2010, August). O se mataupu silisili mo le tino – O se mataupu silisili mo Samoa”: A theology of the body – A theology for Samoa. Paper presented at the  CCCS ministers’ renewal conference, Malua, Samoa.

Rev. Dr Samasoni Moleli

PhD, MTh Distinction, BTh

Contact Details:

Email:         smoleli@malua.edu.ws
Phone:      +685 42303 ext 117

Qualifications:
PhDMelbourne University of Divinity, Australia2018
MTh DistinctionMelbourne College of Divinity, Australia2009
BThMalua Theological College, Samoa2007

Rev. Dr Malutafa Faalili

PhD, MTh Distinction, BTh

Contact Details:

Email:         mfaalili@malua.edu.ws
Phone:      +685 42303

Qualifications:
PhDNewcastle University, Australia2019
MTh DistinctionPacific Theological College, Fiji2009
BThMalua Theological College, Samoa2007

Rev. Olive Samuelu

MTh Distinction, BTh

Contact Details:

Email:         tuipoloa2002@yahoo.com
Phone:      +685 42303 ext 112

Qualifications:
MTh DistinctionPacific Theological College, Fiji2010
BThMalua Theological College, Samoa2008

Rev. Dr Seumaninoa Puaina

PhD, BD, MPH, BSc

Contact Details:

Email:         spuaina@malua.edu.ws
Phone:      +685 42303 ext 106

Qualifications:
PhDGraduate Theological Union, Berkeley, USA2016
BDMalua Theological College, Samoa2012
MPHCalifornia State University Fullterton, USA 
BScUniversity of California, USA 

Rev. Filemoni Crawley

MTh Distinction, BD, BA

Contact Details:

Email:         fcrawley@malua.edu.ws
Phone:      +685 42303 ext 115

Qualifications:
MTh DistinctionPacific Theological College, Fiji2016
BDMalua Theological College, Samoa2014
BAUniversity of the South Pacific, Fiji 

Rev. Apela Ah Him

MTh, BD, BCom

Contact Details:

Email:         aahim@malua.edu.ws
Phone:      +685 42303

Qualifications:
MTh Pacific Theological College, Fiji 2015
BD Malua Theological College, Samoa 2013
BCom National University of Samoa, Samoa  

Melepone Isara

MTh Distinction, BD, BA

Contact Details:

Email:         misara@malua.edu.ws
Phone:      +685 42303

Qualifications:
MTh DistinctionPacific Theological College, Fiji2018
BDMalua Theological College, Samoa2016
BAUniversity of the South Pacific, Fiji 

Tutoatasi Toalima

MTh, BD, BSc

Contact Details:

Email:         ttoalima@malua.edu.ws
Phone:      +685 42303

Qualifications:
MThPacific Theological College, Fiji2019
BDMalua Theological College, Samoa2017
BScUniversity of the South Pacific, Fiji 

Clarke Stowers

MTh Distinction, BTh

Contact Details:

Email:         cstowers@malua.edu.ws
Phone:      +685 42303

Qualifications:
MTh DistinctionPacific Theological College, Fiji2019
BThMalua Theological College, Samoa2017