Category: Devotional

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…

11 Things That Are True of Content Christians

Contentment is an ever elusive thing in our modern culture. The more we have the more discontent we feel. Adverts and media are designed to breed discontentment in us. Not only do we have the world seemingly conspiring against us, but often sadness, trials and suffering threaten our contentment.  As Christians we know that we…

Are You Putting God in a Box?

“Putting God in a box”, I’m not sure if you have ever been accused of this. I have been reflecting on the accusation, since I don’t want to be guilty of it. Normally it’s used as a theological defence for continuationists (those who believe the sign gifts that the Holy Spirit granted during the apostolic…

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…

Your Real Klout Score: Your Wife

Late last year my attention was drawn to a website called Klout: The Standard of Influence. The website gives you a Klout Score and defines it like this: “The Klout Score measures a person’s overall online influence on a scale of 1 to 100, with 100 being the most influential. Klout’s system analyzes multiple social…