Tag: South Africa

How Christian is the Christian Voters Guide?

The  views expressed in this article should not be construed as endorsing any particular political party. My standing political view has been that we need more Christian MP’s. How do Christians navigate the tricky waters of voting in South Africa? I’m not writing to tell you who to vote for, nor to deal with issue…

Diversity in South Africa: What Will Work?

Last week we asked the question, “what strategy will work for bringing about reconciling peaceful relationship in the diverse nation that is South Africa?”. We then looked at secularism and found it somewhat wanting for the task. Today I would like to suggest strategy for dealing with the divisiveness of religion that will work. That…

Diversity in South Africa: Is Secularism the Answer?

In South Africa we celebrate diversity, though at times it raises problems that besmirch our ‘rainbow nation’. In fact, there are those that see no room for this diversity, normally relegated to the far right of our political sphere. However, by and large, diversity is accepted; the preamble to our constitution says, “We, the people…

The Gospel in South Africa #1: The Beginning

The following is an excerpt from Dr Kevin Roy’s book “Zion City RSA” with a few alterations, additions and subtractions by me to make it more suitable for the blogging format. For the full bibliography see the bottom of the article This week I am starting a series on pivotal moments for the gospel in South Africa. So on…