Category: Social Issues

Lead SA, but which way?

By now many South African’s have heard of the Lead SA initiative. It seems to be a movement birthed out of the euphoria of the World Cup and the resultant national calm. For those of you who do not know about Lead SA, it “is a [certain media house’s] initiative, supported by Independent Newspapers, that…

Racism, Soccer and South Africa

I have delayed in writing this so as to be able to communicate to a less emotionally involved crowd. I love soccer, those who know me will know this. I went to some of the games and enjoyed them thoroughly However for our country there seems to have been something far deeper than just economic…

God, Suffering and Christians.

I have been thinking about suffering. It may be that God is allowing physical suffering to sweep our world in order to shake His Church to the worldwide ravages of spiritual starvation. Our hearts break more quickly when we see a skin-draped skeleton in its mother’s arms than when we hear a missionary say: millions…