I have wanted to leave the church many times!

by Gavin  

I have wanted to leave the church many times!
[This blog is quoted directly and fully from the final chapter of Mark Dever’s book “What Is a Healthy Church?” published by Crossway Books]   I have wanted to leave this church many times … all the talk about battling sin and serving others; people… more »

Defiling our children

by Gavin  

Defiling our children
“Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord. See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no “root of bitterness” springs up and causes trouble, and by it many become defiled…” (Hebrews… more »

#feesmustfall 2016 - prayer thoughts for our church

by Gavin  

#feesmustfall 2016 - prayer thoughts for our church
We awoke yet again to news of a student protest in Parktown this morning, after a weekend of reports of continued unrest across various campuses in South Africa.  How should Christians respond?  One temptation, I suppose, is to grumble and complain… more »

Pastoral reflections on #feesmustfall (re-post from 2015)

by Gavin  

Pastoral reflections on #feesmustfall (re-post from 2015)
THIS WAS ORIGINALLY POSTED ON THE RBC FACEBOOK PAGE ON 20TH OCTOBER 2015, BUT RE-POSTED IN LIGHT OF THE CURRENT STATUS ON SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPUSES IN OCTOBER 2016   #feesmustfall     This has been watershed week for our country.    A protest against the… more »

"I give you my word!"

by Gavin  

"I give you my word!"
Fans of the old TV series “24” will connect with this… Jack Bauer, the CTU Federal Agent, was renowned for the phrase, "I give you my word."  Fans of “24” will also know how that often didn’t count for much in the heat of the moment and difficult… more »

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