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My Reflections on 2019 Elections

It’s election time again. I had a number of requests to write something or have discussions on the different ways that Christians tend to vote in SA, so here are my observations… Initially let me say that many South African Christians are influenced by the so-called “Christian Voters Guide” which was put out by our…

The Dutch Reformed Church and Homosexuality

It’s been almost 4 weeks since the Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa has made a significant change in its position regarding homosexuality, though it seems this was only a rubber stamping of a popular view in the denomination Not Learning From History The Dutch Reformed Church had a hard time in South Africa. As…

Some Christian Thoughts about #FeesMustFall

Recently South Africa experienced a spate of student protests that has been dubbed by many as historic. During this time I had a number of requests by students for my thoughts on the issue. I remember getting home on the first Sunday after the end of the protests and reading a blog that said something…

8 Things You Should Know About OGOD and Christianity in South African Public Schools

1. Under the Constitution, citizens have the right to establish independent schools, including religious schools, “at their own expense”. But for public schools, the National Policy on Religion dictates that the state must not pay for the promotion of any particular faith. “The state cannot allow unfair access to the use (of) its resources to…

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