What You Can’t Do on Sunday

If I had titled this article “What You Can Do On Sunday” I suppose there would not be a single Pharisee interested in the article. Pharisees were interested in how impressive they could be in their pursuit of the letter of the law. They were in show business: “See how incredibly self-denying...

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Nelson “Madiba” Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, affectionately known as Madiba, was buried last Sunday. Once upon a time the world’s most famous prisoner, he left this life on 5 December and we have seen his remains interred at an event viewed by the entire world. God has a way of reversing a man’s...

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We are Sola 5

Nearly 14 years in South Africa and I finally have a driver’s license with the correct ID number on it! It’s amazing how difficult it is to function without a proper identity.  The same is true for us in Sola 5. The more we are clear on our identity, the...

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Moms Who Work

There is no higher calling for a woman with children than that of motherhood. But such a high calling requires dedication; it calls for “blood, sweat and tears.” All moms are called by God to work, and to work hard. In this article I want to emphasise the need for mothers to prioritise the...

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Can We Save Santa?

Santa Claus, is known by many names: Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle and simply “Santa.” He is a figure that has been influenced by legend, myth, and folklore. He wears red, is pulled around on a sleigh by a bunch of reindeer and delivers presents to good children on...

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