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A husband’s leadership

God has entrusted to mere men the awesome privilege and responsibility of loving, leading, nurturing, and cherishing an imperfect woman in the same way that Christ loves his church. [...]

I am the vine, you are the branches.

Series: Face-to-face with Jesus, by Rosie Moore. I think it’s apt that we are finishing off our series in John’s gospel with Jesus’s seventh and final “I am” statement: [...]

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Emotions Make Terrible Gods

Taking Control of Our Feelings Article by Greg Morse Staff writer, “You cannot tell me how to feel,” the little girl shouted mid-tantrum. “I’m not telling you how to feel,” [...]

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We Need To Talk

By Martin Morrison “We need to talk”. When one of your family says that, you know it’s serious. You also know that you are probably  in trouble or in the [...]

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Praying with Jeremiah

Praying with Jeremiah[1] 19 Remember my affliction and my wanderings, the wormwood and the gall! 20 My soul continually remembers it and is bowed down within me. 21 But this I call to mind, [...]

Rest for the weary

New series: Texts that changed my life. If I were to make a mini-series of our society, I would call it “The Weary and the Restless.” Many of us  [...]

“Seventy-Seven Times”

By Linda Ritchie. I struggle with forgiveness. In fact, I sometimes find it difficult to forgive. If you’re fortunate enough to forgive easily, then there’s no need to read any further. [...]

In Praise of Teenagers

By Linda Ritchie. I have had the (many call it “questionable”) privilege of teaching teenagers for the past six years. That amounts to approximately four hours a day, five days [...]

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Taking aid to Zimbabwe

On the 19th of April, Panganayi Sithole and Jason Brudvig returned home from delivering aid to Zimbabwe. Our church had collected a few truck loads of good such as food, [...]

How I got to God Overwhelming

By Gareth Maggs. When Bronwen Anderson challenged our music team to write songs, I was excited and apprehensive. I’d written other Christian songs, but never a song that could be [...]

4 Myths of Self-Esteem Part 2

By Gareth Maggs. Last week we looked at 4 myths that psychology provides as plausible solutions to the problem of identity. The problem of self-esteem not only affects teenagers, [...]

4 Myths of Self-Esteem Part 1

4 Myths of Self-Esteem Part 1 By Gareth Maggs. Dr Esfahany Smith, a Professor at Stanford University, has published a book called ‘The Power of Meaning: Finding Fulfilment in [...]

Every Believer’s Hydration Pack

Ten essential items If you are crazy enough to enter a trail run, you will know that a fully equipped hydration pack is an absolute essential. Being a novice, [...]

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Why Do We Sing?

Podcast Download/Stream Link to Apple Podcast Open on Iphone/ Ipad   By Roydon Frost. Please see the Video and Podcast above. The transcript is below I am uniquely [...]

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The REAL Power of Prayer

By Eleanor Kwizera. When asked to define prayer, I generally assume that every Christian could give me the right answer; that it is the way we communicate with God by [...]

Those Younger…

The great thing about this blog post is that it is relevant to YOU. No matter where you live, who you are, or how embarrassing your music taste, there will [...]

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The Gospel and Whiteness

By Roydon Frost. Evaluating any culture is a hard thing. Evaluating your own culture fairly, is harder. Evaluating white culture, in South Africa, in 2018, as a white man - [...]

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Faith and no work

By Roydon Frost. Recently our brothers and sisters from a church in New York held a “faith and work” event for us here in Midrand. It was packed out, and [...]

  • Dealing with Christian Emotions, Love


Let’s talk about love… Our culture’s view on love I wonder what comes to your mind when you think of love? I know what comes to my mind: a song [...]


Love at first sight… That is what happened when I took that tiny scrap of humanity in my arms, looked at the little face and fell in love with our [...]

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Men are Trash. #…?

Sometimes it’s better to say nothing. This may well be one of those times. Men in this country have been doing unspeakable things to women. And not just in the [...]

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Disclaimer from the editor: Although divorce is not something that everyone goes through, it is still worth adding it to our series on stages of life. Sadly the divorce rate [...]

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Drowning in the Deep

5 Tips for Taking on your First Job When I think back to my first job, I shudder. Everyone else in the company seemed to be coping, but me. I [...]

  • Kinderjoy - Finding joy in the Lord as we raise our children


Finding joy in the Lord as we raise our children In a game of word association, the word “children” does not always evoke the word “Joy”. Sometimes the word “grief” [...]

  • Get Off the Stage

Get off the stage!

Advice to the married. So, basically, getting married was never really part of my life plan. It was going to be that cool thing which happened, if it happened. But [...]