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Noah, the Flood and Same sex Marriage

Noah, the Big Flood and Same-Sex Marriage A quick reading of the Biblical story of Noah’s Flood might suggest that the only possible relevance of this story to the contemporary debate about same-sex marriage is that God sent this cataclysmic … Continue reading

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Terror and Starvation in Gaza by John Pilger

In this article, written for the New Statesman, John Pilger describes how Gaza in Palestine has come to symbolise the imposition of great power on the powerless, in the Middle East and all over the world, and how a vocabulary … Continue reading

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Truth at last, while breaking a U.S. taboo of criticizing Israel by Professor George Bisharat

Some say that Palestinian citizens in Israel enjoy better circumstances than those in surrounding Arab countries. Ironically, white South Africans made identical claims to defend their version of apartheid. Americans owe a debt to former President Jimmy Carter for speaking … Continue reading

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Fight Club – by Tristan Gunzman

This was an interview-project put together by Tristan Gunzman as a part of his university studies. It is reprinted with permission. The Lord is my trainer I shall not fear the fight You see yourself in the mirror, arms up, … Continue reading

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Pray for Gaza

Gaza is a grim situation, yet I am yet full of hope. As a younger man, I never believed that the Berlin wall would fall and I never imagined a day when South Africa would be led by a majority … Continue reading

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Jesus is Exhausted. (A Sermon on Mark 6:30-56)

Jesus said to them, “Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat! (Mark 6:31) We’re in Mark chapter 6 this morning, … Continue reading

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Heaven on my Mind (a Sermon on Revelation 21:1-6)

“Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more.” (Revelations 21:1) Yes, I’m preaching on Heaven … again!  It’s been a few … Continue reading

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No Yachting in Heaven! (a Sermon on Revelation 21:1-6)

“Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more.” (Revelation 21:1) Heaven: what is it, where is it, and are you in … Continue reading

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Jesus meets a Marginalised Woman (John 4:4-42)

Now it was necessary for him [Jesus] to go through Samaria. So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the piece of land that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s Well was also there, and … Continue reading

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