Tag: Church

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…

Book Review: City on a Hill

City on a Hill, is a book in which Ryken sets out to simply explain what the Biblical pattern for a Christian church should be. There are three major areas of emphasis: proclamation, worship and reaching out which form the skeletal structure of the book. Ryken does a good job of expanding those three subjects…

Worship #5: Where to From Here?

I promised in my last article to write about the apparent short comings on the ‘Baptist Confession of Faith’s’ section on worship, however, the more I have been looking at it and comparing it to other creeds I feel that I would be making a mountain out of a mole hill. The real issue still…

Worship #2: WHY ARE WE WHERE WE ARE?

If you are starting to read this blog now, I encourage you to start on Worship #1, to get the full gist of the development of my thought. Today I wish to consider what I think we are  three major reasons for why we are where we are in worship… and why the subject is…

Worship #1: Where is the Church?

I have been in Christian churches long enough to know there is much debate about worship, worship styles and such things. The spectrum ranges from people who say that Biblical worship must be boring and cause you to long for the 2nd coming, or the other group that says worship should be like what we…