Vlog: Practical Tips on Spiritual Disciplines

Just like an athlete needs to be disciplined in their training to be able to run a marathon, so we need to practice spiritual disciplines to grow in our walk with Christ.  Here are some practical tips on spiritual disciplines for the modern Christian. 

Vlog: Attracting youth to the church

Children, youth and young people are essential to the growth of the church.  How do we make church a place that they want to come? How do we show them the Christ is still relevant to them?

Vlog: Unity in Diversity

How do we, as a church, strive for unity while celebrating and embracing the diversity of our members? We may know that we need to reflect that we are one in the body of Christ, but how can we achieve this practically when we come from such different backgrounds?

Chosen: Not Chosen

Sunday 13 May, Gracepoint Church, Johannesburg In Acts 1:15-17 we read about how the disciples chose to replace Judas with one of Jesus’ other followers.  There are two things I picked up from this reading: Firstly, the only qualification that the new disciple needed, was that they had to have the presence of Jesus in…

The Message in Christ’s Ascension

Acts 1: 6-11 So when the apostles were with Jesus, they kept asking him, “Lord, has the time come for you to free Israel and restore our kingdom?” 7 He replied, “The Father alone has the authority to set those dates and times, and they are not for you to know. 8 But you will receive power…

Reflections on the life of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

In the beginning of this month, I was called to the bedside of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and I had the privilege to be with her when she passed away. Much of my time this month was spent with Winnie’s family, offering emotional support, doing press interviews and being involved with the funeral arrangements.  But now that…

Easter is more than a long weekend

Easter is more than a long weekend. Easter is more than the 40 days of Lent. Easter is an opportunity to experience the sacrificial love of Jesus every day of our lives. The Scriptures remind us of the fact that God’s mercies are new every morning, His steadfast lover never ceases.  Lamentations 3:22-23 English Standard Version…

Vlog: True Servanthood

Leading up to the Easter weekend, many of you would have heard or read the passage of where Jesus washes his disciple’s feet.  In that moment, Jesus wasn’t a servant-leader, he was just a servant. What is it that makes us want to add the word ‘leadership’ when God calls us to serve? I want…