Reflections on Lent 2018

Lent: why I failed miserably, and yet it seems I’m going to be ok. I was so pumped up for the Lent fast this year. It sounded like such an awesome adventure for us. Turns out it was more a great idea I’d had for others to do, and for me to write about. What a...

Behold the empty tomb!

Easter Sunday 2018 Currently one of my favourite choruses for an Easter Sunday is this one: “See the stone is rolled away, Behold the empty tomb Hallelujah, God be praised He’s risen from the grave.” – Brooke Ligertwood, Matt Crocker It puts into song the...

Good Friday 2018

Jesus’ death was a Political Economic Religious Emotional Psychological Social Spiritual REALITY.   It was an execution, Performed by an insecure, fearful system, Desperate to protect the status quo. The simple excision of a troublesome growth; The removal of a...

Lent 2018: A Material Possessions Fast

“No act of virtue can be great if it is not followed by advantage for others. So, no matter how much time you spend fasting, no matter how much you sleep on a hard floor and eat ashes and sigh continually, if you do no good to others, you do nothing great.” ― John...

Easter egg hunt at the Grace Help Centre

On Good Friday we went to visit the women and children of the Grace Help Centres of Mooi Nooi and Rustenburg. The idea was to provide a short time of celebration in the form of an Easter egg hunt, especially for the children that reside at these two shelters. Two of...

On dying a good death, daily

On dying a good death, daily This past Sunday morning’s sermon was on the cross, specifically the passage from Luke 9: 18 – 27. The preacher’s focus was in particular on the following section of this passage: Then He said to them all: “If anyone would come after Me,...