Category: Christianity

Does the Bible teach that Jesus is God?

Have you ever had one of those conversations, you know the one where someone says something so obviously ridiculous that you are not sure how to answer. One of my least favourite is when someone says that the Bible doesn’t teach that Jesus is God. You might hear it from some friendly Jehovah Witnesses knocking…

Do Runners Have an Inside Scoop on the Faith?

This past Saturday I did the Soweto Energizer Race. Don’t get too excited, I only did the 5km, although it ended up being 7km. Seeing all the runners and thinking about things I overhear my many super-zealous runner friends say, I can’t help but see parallels to the Christian life. Scripture compares the Christian life…

How Christian is the Christian Voters Guide?

The  views expressed in this article should not be construed as endorsing any particular political party. My standing political view has been that we need more Christian MP’s. How do Christians navigate the tricky waters of voting in South Africa? I’m not writing to tell you who to vote for, nor to deal with issue…

Diversity in South Africa: What Will Work?

Last week we asked the question, “what strategy will work for bringing about reconciling peaceful relationship in the diverse nation that is South Africa?”. We then looked at secularism and found it somewhat wanting for the task. Today I would like to suggest strategy for dealing with the divisiveness of religion that will work. That…