Tag: Jesus Christ

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…

Why Celebration for the Reformation?

So, today was the day… 31 October 1517, Martin Luther challenged the tyrannical religo-political system of the Catholic Church. As I considered why I celebrated the fact that God raised a man up like Luther, I thought of the far reaching effects of the reformation on everyday life and modern civilization… Ideas have consequences and…

Apologetics and the Rebuke of Sin

The other day I watched a clip called ‘Christians are delusional’, and I began to consider… I recently also watched Derren Brown, this guy on TV and saw how he attempted to discredit Christianity. However my fight is not with these. As I considered the possibility that I may be delusional I considered how one…

A Challenge to Christians (Part 1)

I have been thinking lately about the issue of Christians living not like Christians! You know what I mean, the lady living with her boyfriend who is a youth leader at a local church, or the guy who buys his FHM magazines, but the issue is much bigger then that isn’t it? If we read…

Knowledge of God and Man Connected.

John Calvin said, “Our wisdom, in so far as it ought to be deemed true and solid wisdom, consists almost entirely of two parts: the knowledge of God and of ourselves.” This seems to be what most people think, even philosophy lectures at universities begin with the existence of God (philosophy of religion) and then…