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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Apologizing for the Gospel

Fathers, please, for God’s sake and for your children’s sake, be apologetic for the gospel. If you do not then your children may grow up ashamed of the gospel. In a recent Family Bible Hour series we came across 1 Peter 3:15 where the apostle exhorts believers, “Sanctify the Lord...

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Praying the Price

As our church has been studying Hebrews 2 we have been growing in our appreciation of the reality that our Lord Jesus Christ, our “Elder Brother,” has once and for all defeated the devil, the one who for so long held us enslaved to the fear of death. Jesus secured...

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A Meal for Members

According to Acts 20, it seems to have been the custom for the early church to celebrate the Lord’s Supper each Lord’s Day. At least this would be a fair inference from the words, “Now on the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread” (v. 7)....

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