Category: "Christian living"

In the gap for Judge Zondo

by Gavin  

In the gap for Judge Zondo
Is there a case to be made for fervent prayer for Deputy Chief Justice Zondo?  In fact, is there a case to be made to stand in the gap (biblical language for what we call intercessory prayer!) for our entire judicial system in South Africa, from Chief… more »

God is not a vending machine

by Gavin  

God is not a vending machine
Christian-ese uses terms like this:   “May the Lord grant you grace to get through it…” “Let’s pray that God would give you the power you need…” “Let waves of God’s mercy envelop you…” “Immerse yourself in God’s love…” “We need a dose of God’s wisdom in… more »

Randburg Baptist Church Eldership statement on Freemasonry

by Gavin  

Randburg Baptist Church Eldership statement on Freemasonry
  Following on from our 3rd quarter “Twisted Jesus” Bible Hour series, and in particular the treatment of the Freemasonry issue on Sunday 23rd September 2018, the elders were requested to provide some clarification on our standpoint by a number of… more »

Help in Heaven!

by Gavin  

Help in Heaven!
  We all know about “Help” buttons… if there is a problem in using a programme, click on the “Help” icon for information.  Help lines and call centers are everywhere and for everything – anything from severe life trauma, medical aid queries, insurance… more »

Act like men

by Gavin  

Act like men
  These reflections flow from very real issues that have surfaced in our church life and local community over the last week.  My focus in this blog is most particularly men, but I am acutely aware of very similar issues in the lives of many of the… more »

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