By Puleng Matsaneng The Christmas season is a time of joy for many. One of the carols which says it all for me is: Joy to the World. Families and friends find time to bond. The rich mix of our migrant culture makes Christmas more cosmopolitan and, therefore, more vibrant. People plan for Christmas day […]
Scripture James 5: 7 – 10 Reflection Patience! Its at the top of my wish list for the Lord’s coming at Christmas. The pace of Advent intensifies this week – Christmas is around the corner – the Birth of the Saviour is very near. For many this is enough to cause great panic – not […]
By Annemarie Paulin-Campbell We are in the midst of the international awareness campaign: 16 days of activism for no violence against women and children. The statistics for domestic violence, rape, and child abuse in our country remain horrific. Current figures suggest that over 40% of South African women are raped in their life-time. Some sources […]
1. Introduction In August 2015 the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL Commission) began an investigation into the ‘commercialisation of religion’…….
1. Introduction The issue of teenagers giving birth to children is a complex one. Educators, medical practitioners and those providing psycho-social services struggle to make sense of it and to develop successful remedial measures. Teenage pregnancy can be understood as an unintended pregnancy during adolescence.1 The Department……….
SUNDAY 27 NOVEMBER Scripture Romans 13: 11 – 14 Reflection It is quite possible that over a period of time in our spiritual lives we fall asleep and faith takes on a familiar ritual and routine. On this First Sunday of Advent and at the beginning of the Advent Season […]