9 Things You Should Know About Human Trafficking in South Africa

1. The Government of South Africa does not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking[i] 2. In May 2013, parliament passed the Prevention and Combatting of Trafficking in Persons Act (PACOTIP), which was signed by President Zuma in July 2013[ii] Mthunzi Mhaga, spokesperson for the Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services,…

What to Look for in a Christian Girlfriend.

The type of dating relationships we have today aren’t mentioned in the Bible. Marriage and betrothal is the only kinda thing you will find in Scripture. We infer from this that a  Christian girlfriend should be, most importantly, a potential marriage partner. A Christian man should be seeking a woman to spend his life with,…

Some Misconceptions Continue to Abound! (Infograph)

Common knowledge is sometimes not so common. This is because you’ve heard all the facts above from the news, your friends and everyone around you. Chances are, you have spread some false information around, thinking that you are right all along. Few take the time to run a back check on everything they hear. And sources such as…

Book Review: Parenting is Not a Coin Toss

This book review is unique in that I have a personal relationship with the author, and to some degree have been able to see the formation of his thoughts behind the scenes. Doug van Meter has had one of the biggest impacts on my ministry and thinking over the years, and all without me even…

What is the ‘Perfect’ in 1 Corinthians 13?

Today’s post will be a bit longer than normal, and slightly more technical. To frame this article it would help you to know that this text is part of an ongoing debate in Evangelical circles regarding the ‘revelatory gifts’ of the Holy Spirit. There are some called ‘continuationists’ who teach that the revelatory gifts of…

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…