What if a chronically weaker brother or sister is forever controlling the freedom of others? What if this person chooses to use their never-ending weakness to manipulate everyone around them into doing what they want?
Silence (Review of Martin Scorsese’s movie by Hansie Wolmarans) One of Christianity’s favourite maxims is the blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church, said by 2nd/3rd century theologian, Tertullian. This maxim is put to the extreme test by Silence, Martin Scorsese’s movie…
JOHN BELL VISITING SOUTH AFRICA: 1-14 SEPTEMBER 2017 He is not a qualified musician. Yet he received an honourary fellowship from the Royal School of Church Music (1999) and an honourary doctorate from the University of Glasgow (2002) of which he had been the rector. He…
Words of life-giving and hope create a new reality even when events around us point to the contrary
The way we imagine God has a long history, from being a faraway and distant figure to being in us and around us
The tensions in Psalm 23 threaten to rip it apart and shatter it into microscopic pieces of nothingness like a soap bubble
The term mother has always been in flux and is always being redefined