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Hidden Splendour

Hidden Splendour

In the year 2000, John Antioco was the CEO of home movie rental service Blockbuster. Blockbuster was afforded opportunity to purchase a fledgling entertainment company called Netflix for a mere $50 million. Antioco could not see the potential that Netflix held and...
Get Connected

Get Connected

I just finished proof-reading a new book for 9Marks. They would like to launch it in early April. It is about rediscovering church. They are publishing this short book because of a similar observation I have. I feel believers are unfortunately being unchurched due to...
Emmanuel’s Encouragement

Emmanuel’s Encouragement

Yesterday morning, I was privileged to preach the induction service for Michael Cloete as pastor-teacher of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Horison, Roodepoort. This was supposed to happen last April but, due to COVID-19, it had to be postponed. Shame: last March, Michael...
Gathering for War

Gathering for War

One of the enduring debates in the Christian church is the appropriate attitude to war. Christians universally recognise that war is not good, but there is debate on whether or not it is ever necessary. The predominant view is just war theory: that war, though never...
How to Listen

How to Listen

I don’t know about you, but sitting at home, on the same couch where I normally fall asleep on while watching TV, watching the Sunday sermons is tough. As I struggled with my feelings towards lockdown and why we can’t be with one another, I remembered a little book I...
Home at Last

Home at Last

Psalm 134 concludes the mini-collection of fifteen psalms (120–134) known as the Songs of Ascent. As we have observed, these songs were likely sung by worshippers as they travelled to Jerusalem three times a year for the main religious festivals at the temple. They...