Category: Religion

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…

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…

The Complexity of Freedom

Freedom is a complex thing; one freedom invariably affects another freedom. For example if you want the freedom of a longer life, you may have to limit the freedom of being able to eat whatever you want. This can also be seen in the history of South Africa- Liberties were enjoyed by a particular group…

Can We Save Santa?

Santa Claus, is known by many names: Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle and simply “Santa“. He is a figure that has been influenced by legend, myth, and folklore. He wears red, is pulled around on a sleigh by a bunch of reindeer and delivers presents to good children on the 24th of December. The purpose of my post…