Category: Christianity

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…

Faithfulness – a Poem by Mandla Gqada

This past Friday evening Heritage Baptist was privileged to present a Rap and Poetry evening. It was a wonderful time of artistic expression giving voice to orthodox theology. One of the poems that I particularly enjoyed is called ‘Faithfulness’. Faithfulness Question – “Where shall faithfulness be found?” Some think that they’ve heard its sound, Intermingled with…

9 Reasons For An Evening Worship Service

At the local church where I am privileged to serve, we will be starting an evening worship service from the end of April. A few weeks ago I had a discussion with our church’s young adult group about this and it proved very fruitful. Here are 9 reasons behind why we are starting evening worship,…

Floundering Churches and Thermodynamics

One of the things that caught my attention over the past three years is how many churches that espouse sound doctrine seem to struggle. By struggle I mean, they don’t seem to grow too much, financially, they are precarious and with regards to morale they are very low. At the moment I can think of…