Status:  Ordained Minister (Methodist Church of Samoa)  
Current Position:  College Principal (Piula Theological College)

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  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Research and Analytical abilities
  • Communication Skills
  • Creativity & Professionalism
  • Organizational Skills
  • Dedication: Ability to prioritize
  • Communication skills (Oral & Written)
  • Adaptable to new changes

22 Years as Ordained Minister; Samoa Methodist
Church (1999-2021)
15 Years as Lecturer, Piula (2001, 2004-2005, 2008-2021)
2 years as Registrar and Dean of Studies, Piula (2012-2014)
Current Chairman of SPATS Accreditation Commission
for 5 Years (2016-2021)
2 Years as President of Oceania Biblical Studies
Association (2015-2016)
5 Years as Tutor and Supervisor; Student International Training (SIT) Programme. (American College Students in
Samoa) (2012-2017)
6 Years as Member of the Oxford Institute of Wesleyan
Studies (Oxford University, 2007—2013)
Member of the “Society of Biblical Literature.” (The most
prestigious and worldwide Society of Biblical Scholars that meet in
the United States every year.)
Curriculum and Academic Programme Designer, Piula
10 Years experience as a Reader and Examiner of
Research Theses (Bachelor, Masters and Ph.D. Levels)


Authored Books 
1. Bible-ing My Samoan: Native Languages and the Politics of Bible
     Translating in the Early Nineteenth Century. Oceania Printers, Suva:
     Piula Publications, 2015
2. Faatoetoemuliola: Biblical and Theological Hermeneutics, Samoan
    Style. Methodist Printing, Apia: Piula Publications, 2018
3. O Fulu’ula o le Talalelei i Evagelia, MATAIO: Brief commentary on
     Matthew in the Samoan language. Methodist Printing, Apia: Piula
     Publications, 2019
4. Author of Numerous articles and Essays in various Journals and

Edited Books
1. Pacific Editor of Colloquium, ANZATS Academic Journal (Journal of the
    Theological Schools in New Zealand and Australia.
2. Editor of Le Faasoa, Vols. 1, 2, and 3, and 4, Piula Publications 2014,
    2015, 2017, 2019
3. Editor in Chief of Malo Tautua: Encyclopaedia for Ministers of the
     Methodist Church in Samoa, Piula Publications. 2018

  • (NZ) University Entrance Certificate (Samoa College, 1985)
  • Diploma in Theology (Piula Theological College, Samoa 1996)
  • Bachelor of Divinity (Piula Theological College, Samoa 2001)
  • Masters of Theology with Distinction (Pacific Theological
  • College, Suva 2003)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (University of Birmingham, UK 2008)
  • Diploma in Management of Higher Education Institutions
  • (Galilee International Management Institute, Israel)