Category: Religion

Is Christianity Relevant for Africans?

With God’s sovereign removal of exclusively white political rule in South Africa, there have been implications for Christianity that has arrested many thinking South Africans. Is Christianity just a white man’s religion, a tool of oppression and control? Does one deny their identity by converting to Christianity? These are real questions that are grappled with…

4 Way to Grow in the Year to Come

A new year is upon us. In just over two weeks we will be enveloped in all the hustle and bustle of 2014. Now you may think a New Year post like this is a bit early, but do read on. Assuming you plan on making new year’s resolutions, I have a four suggestions here…

Surviving Zombieland! Part I

She walked silently into her room… sat down and opened the ruffled pages of her Bible. She could hear the drunken cries coming from outside. Would her friends understand why she didn’t join them? Why she didn’t party the way she used to? Or consider the following rewrite: She walked silently into her room. Sat…

A Letter to Single Christians

Dear single Christian brother/sister It’s been nearly two years since I left the single game to be married to the most wonderful wife there could be (I’m biased, I know). I remember with disparagement the days of my singlehood and am so very glad that they are over; yet I relive some of those chilling…

SA Cricketer Converts to Islam… Really?

Fast bowler for the South African cricket team, Wayne Parnell converted from ’Christianity’ to Islam in January this year, although he has only gone public with this information on the 28th of July[i]. He claims this happened “…after a period of personal study and reflection and it is a faith that I have always been…