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Jesus die Tuinier

God meant man to live in a garden; sin has sent him to the slums – Vishal MangalwadiDie storie tussen God en die mens begin en eindig in ‘n tuin. (Gen 1-3 – Rev 21-22) God writes the gospel not in the Bible alone, but on trees and flowers and clouds and stars – Martin LutherEden: Sanctuary, delight…

Agriculture

Jesus, die arm ryk Man

Hierdie wêreld kan rofweg in drie soorte nasies verdeel word: dié wat baie geld bestee om hulle gewig te verminder; dié wie se mense eet om te lewe; en dié wie se mense nie weet waar die volgende bord kos vandaan kom nie. [1]Was Jesus arm, of was Hy ryk? Dis ʼn baie belangrike vraag. As Hy die…

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The way of the dragon vs the way of the Lamb

Let’s be weary as to not rule over one another as believers. We are destined to rule through Christ over our sin, our uncontrolled emotions, our thoughts that is raised against the knowledge of God, our destructive habits, and overcome satan and the rulers of darkness. We shall not rule over man.We are called to be commander FOR…

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South Africa needs more than an economic solution, it needs a moral transformation.

It has been said: “South Africa needs an economic solution.” The main reason for war is; Economic gain or survival.[1]  Even territorial expansion, and nationalism has economic undertones. The huge price and sacrifice of war is justified by the believed future financial gain.Helene Lewis Opperman, wrote a terrific book on psycho-History “Apartheid Britain’s Bastard Child”[2…

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The missing Link in the Land Reform debate: Healthy Relationships

Our Country is facing a Relationship Crisis not a Land-reform or Economic crisis.The original sin of apartheid is not the 1993 land act, it was the violation of a relationship.With a consumption per capita Gini coefficient of 0.63 in 2015, South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world. Being the most unequal…

Stewardship

Caring for the poor is the church’s mandate, not politician’s.

Caring for the poor is the church’s mandate, not politician’s. When politicians only fight for the plight of the poor, it will always be at the cost of those who are not poor. The mandate of politicians is providing good governance, for ALL it’s citizens! Poverty alleviation is a complex task, that cannot be addressed through a…

Agriculture

My Submission during the Land Expropriation… Hearings

As a pastor, a father, a community leader, a bridgebuilder, a peacemaker and social strategist I am fighting for equality, inclusion, cohesion, and the common good of all.On the deepest level, people are crying and grieving for an economic solution. However, you cannot fix the economic recession, huge inequality, and precarious poverty with one idea “expropriation without compensation”. The…

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‘n Oproep tot VREDE in Suid Afrika

Die Here is besig om ‘grond’ te gebruik om ons oë oop te maak in SA.[1] Nog nooit het ons oor enige saak so baie gepraat en geredeneer, as tans oor die Grond Kwessie nie.“Nadat Hy dit gesê het, spoeg Hy op die grond en maak met die spoeg ‘n bietjie klei aan. Toe smeer Hy die klei…