Speech navigates our lives. Wise speech builds up and is prosperous, while foolish speech breaks down and causes loss. As he continues to address the contrast between wisdom and folly, Solomon turns his attention in 10:12–20 to the evidence of folly in our speech.
The past ten months have been a challenge for local churches and for those called to lead them. With the implementation, subsequent adjustments, lifting, and reintroduction of lockdown restrictions, most elders feel like Ezra when he pulled his hair out (Ezra 9:3). Sometimes, we have
The dreaded announcement has come: Government restrictions on religious gatherings have been tightened. Churches are now limited to 250 persons for outdoor gatherings and 100 persons for indoor gatherings. This has presented the elders with another COVID-challenge: deciding how BBC should respond. In this article,
My social media feeds and podcasts have, in recent months, included little more than the hottest political takes on the US election. As a South African, far removed from American political life, I have tried to avoid being too vocal in the debate, but it