Category: Church History

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…

The Last 100 Years of Christianity in Africa

Last week I came across a blog post that showed a few maps indicating how Christianity has grown in Africa in the last 100 years. I was fascinated by this and did some more searching, coming across much interesting material. Consider this first map of the make-up of Africa in 1910:          …

The Gospel in South Africa #16: Another Wave of Charismatics

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 This is the sixteenth in a series of posts I am doing on pivotal moments for the Gospel in…