Life with the Holy Spirit

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Francois van Niekerk “He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.” Matthew 3:11 (NIV) Living in the present day has its fair share of challenges, whether spiritual, political, humanitarian or economic. Different forces, including spiritual powers, are at work in these situations – some for good and others for evil. Yet, parallel to these challenges are also opportunities …

The joy of giving

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Darlene Retief  “… remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”  Acts 20:35b (NIV) The principle of giving not only forms an integral part of the Christian faith, it is also a universal truth. If you do a Google search on giving, you find quotes by secular speakers alluding to this …

Amazing grace

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Lena Katende Coming from a religious background that demanded church attendance without the need for relationship, my early years of salvation was marked by overwhelming gratitude for the grace given us by Jesus in His death and resurrection. God’s grace opens the way for us to come close to Him. It invites us to enter into a relationship where we …

Grace for the nations

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Gaerth Tarbitt During Easter we focused on the full extent of Christ’s actions to include all people everywhere in the Kingdom of God. The pace and demands of today’s society make it challenging for most of us to get involved on ground level in our local community, let alone engaging with nations or people groups beyond our own geographical area. …

Need more time? Give some away!

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By Cheryl van den Heever There are 8 760 hours in a year, roughly 720 hours in a month, 168 hours in a week and 24 hours in a day. Yet, many of us feel that there are just not enough hours in a day, and wonder how in the world we could fit volunteering into our busy schedules. Although …

Why we walk with Jesus

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By Francois van Niekerk  “Follow Me and I will make you …” Matthew 4:19 (NKJV) Jesus invites us to follow Him for friendship. But that’s not the only reason. Walking closely with Him not only transforms us, but also helps us discover our God-given purposes, and in the process equips us to fulfil them. Apart from spending private time with …

Walking with Jesus

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By Francois van Niekerk Some invitations deserve extra attention – in fact, all our attention. The following is such an invitation from Jesus:  “Follow Me and I will make you fishers of men.” Matthew 4:19 (NKJV) Jesus’ invitation to walk with Him in an extraordinary way is extended to everyone who will choose to follow! Many invitations come our way …

Feedback – Week of Prayer and Fasting 2015

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The theme of our Week of Prayer and Fasting from 18-25 January was Journey with Jesus. A Prayer Village was set up to guide pilgrims through prayer topics representing different aspects of Jesus’ walk on earth. We facilitated 24/7 prayer with two corporate sessions each day. On Sunday Pastor Francois encouraged individuals to go deeper in their personal prayer lives. …

Week of Prayer and Fasting 2015

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You’re invited to join us in the Prayer Village as we start the year prayerfully around the theme Journey with Jesus. The Prayer Village opens at 09:30 on Sunday 18 January and closes at 09:30 on Sunday 25 January. Our first corporate session is on Sunday evening (18:00-19:30), and from Monday the Hatfield family will pray together in the mornings …