The Day of Reconciliation

Today South Africans celebrate the Day of Reconciliation. In the past, this day marked important events for very different people-groups: the Afrikaners and the ANC. It was celebrated as Dingaan’s Day on which the Afrikaners celebrated their victory over the Zulu nation in 1838, and it was marked as a significant day in 1961 when…

The joy of good news

“But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.” – Luke 2:10-11 The angel brought news of great joy to the shepherds all…