What do you want?

What do you want?

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Written by Jaqueline Kinmont The inscription on the button of my jeans tells me to, ‘Live without limits’. This got me thinking about my faith and life as I know it, and how it differs to the life that Jesus came to give each one of us. How do we best understand the quality of life? Does Jesus truly want …

The love of Abba Father as we celebrate Fathers’ Day

The love of Abba Father as we celebrate Fathers’ Day

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Written by Angelique Geeringh This coming weekend we will be celebrating Father’s Day. There are amazing dads and there are the absent dads. Regardless of what type of dad your earthly father may be, we all have the ultimate Dad in our Heavenly Father; our own Abba Father. Sometimes we are inclined to define God in a specific role: Creator, …

Those who are with us are more than those against us

Those who are with us are more than those against us

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Written by Angelique Geeringh  As we look at the world that we live in, we can clearly see that the apostle Paul had great insight when he penned the letter to the Ephesians; in chapter 6 he writes, ‘the battle we fight is not against flesh and blood but against the powers, rulers and principalities of this dark age’ (verse …

Do we reflect the agape love of God?

Do we reflect the agape love of God?

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Written by Angelique Geeringh In his book, ‘The Four Loves’, C.S. Lewis used ‘agape’ to describe what he believed was the ‘highest level of love known to humanity – a selfless love, a love that was passionately committed to the well-being of the other’. Recently, we had the privilege of enjoying a stunning performance by a choir and an acapella …

The social contract

The social contract

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Written by Mpho Khoele A recent conversation: ME: Friend, have you heard of what is happening in Cape Town? FRIEND: You mean the water crisis? ME: Yes. FRIEND:  Well, the politicians have known about this for a while and have dropped the ball. They’re so corrupt and incompetent! ME: Fair enough, but we must do something. FRIEND: I pray for …

A bit lost

A bit lost

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By Kgobati Magome   Psalm 78:72 (NKJV) ‘So he shepherded them according to the integrity of his heart, and guided them with his skilful hands’. Matthew 20:26 (NKJV) ‘Yet it shall not be so among you; but whoever desires to become great among you, let him be your servant.’   The Bible is full of stories about leadership. Reflecting on …

Treasure your heart

Treasure your heart

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By Kgobati Magome   Psalm 78:72 (NKJV) ‘So he shepherded them according to the integrity of his heart, and guided them with his skilful hands’. Matthew 20:26 (NKJV) ‘Yet it shall not be so among you; but whoever desires to become great among you, let him be your servant.’   The Bible is full of stories about leadership. Reflecting on …

Finding your 'calling'

Finding your ‘calling’

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By Kgobati Magome   Psalm 78:72 (NKJV) ‘So he shepherded them according to the integrity of his heart, and guided them with his skilful hands’. Matthew 20:26 (NKJV) ‘Yet it shall not be so among you; but whoever desires to become great among you, let him be your servant.’   The Bible is full of stories about leadership. Reflecting on …

Jude’s warning against being led astray

Jude’s warning against being led astray

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By Kgobati Magome   Psalm 78:72 (NKJV) ‘So he shepherded them according to the integrity of his heart, and guided them with his skilful hands’. Matthew 20:26 (NKJV) ‘Yet it shall not be so among you; but whoever desires to become great among you, let him be your servant.’   The Bible is full of stories about leadership. Reflecting on …