A Christian Response to the EFF’s Policy on Land Expropriation Without Compensation

The EFF has released a document answering common questions regarding land expropriation without compensation. What are Christians to make of their policies and ideas? This article is a Biblical reflection on their proposal. I am not writing to offer my own solution to the land issue, but rather to compare the EFF’s policy on the…

Overwatch Podcast #1

0:00:00 – Opening 0:04:08 – Jonathan Edwards Resolutions 0:09:57 – First thing in the morning 0:19:04 – Mental Toughness 0:23:10 – Skill transfer from war to spirituality 0:28:50 – Closing    

A Letter from an Adoring Dad-da

I came across this letter recently and found it rather moving. On October 21st of 1942, not long after being called to New Guinea to fight the Japanese forces during World War II, a young Australian soldier named John Byrnes wrote a letter to his daughter, explaining why he would not be attending her 2nd birthday party. His…

MY CHOICE – Bill McChesney

Bill McChesney, a missionary in the Congo, was martyred by the rebels in the Stanleyville area in 1964, when he was 28 years old. He had been beaten on a truck and his back was bleeding at the same time as suffering from malaria. Then he was beaten to death by an angry mob which…

What if Cessationism is Wrong?

When it comes to continuationists of the reformed or at least gospel-centred ilk it is appropriate and wise to place the matter of the gifts in the secondary issue box. I love the warmth and genuineness expressed in Mahaney and the fire and passion in Piper. However, I recently shared an article Shreiner wrote called…

The Most Destructive Influences on Christianity in South Africa #5: The ZCC

The following is an excerpt from Dr Kevin Roy’s book “Zion City RSA” with a few alterations, additions and subtractions by me to make it more suitable for the blogging format, for the full bibliography see the bottom of the article The Zion Christian Church (ZCC) is one of South Africa’s largest churches, yet the facts around it’s founder…

The Most Destructive Influences on Christianity in South Africa #4: The Leaven of Liberalism

The following is an excerpt from Dr Kevin Roy’s book “Zion City RSA” with a few alterations, additions and subtractions by me to make it more suitable for the blogging format. For the full bibliography see the bottom of the article A profound struggle took place in the mid-1800’s for the Dutch Reformed Church. This struggle occurred between defenders…