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The words are so familiar that we don't give them a second thought. But this is how the Christmas story begins: "In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered." We don't know when...
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Today I saw students gathering in a park. A joyous occasion. I saw white students learning the art of politics. Slowly, hesitantly, learning what it means to be part of a...
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Jesus did not come to tell us that wars would cease, in fact he said there would be wars and rumours of war. He was a realist about human nature, well aware of the causes...
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Since 2013 the Anabaptist Network in South Africa has hosted an annual theological conversation where Christians interested in exploring the ways of Jesus, activists, church...
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Contributions by Mennonites to the ecumenical movement were acknowledged with appreciation by Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, associate general secretary of the World Council of...
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What on earth is a "holy kiss?" Is it a kiss on the cheek, a kiss on the lips, a sensual kiss, or a hesitant shy peck? Is it the "kiss of peace" which...
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Between half past six and seven last night an armed man burst into Thuli Ndlovu’s home in KwaNdengezi while she was watching TV. He shot her seven times and she died on the...
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With our youth, we spend time learning from Jesus that God’s word is there for us to know and love. And in learning to know and love God’s word, we explore ways to enact what...
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