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Dear BBC
A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend what is apparently the single largest church planting gathering in the world. It is called Exponential, and it is held annually in...
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Dear BBC
18 months ago we faced a situation as a church where one of our gatherings ran out of seats. Our 9:30 simply became too full and it was a really cool problem to have. We made a decision then...
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16 “And when you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. 17 But...
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Dear BBC
I love social media. I am not a curmudgeon who thinks that it has ruined human relationships. For the most part I have found that it has actually enhanced many of my relationships. It has...
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This last Friday I woke up to the news of Nelson Mandela’s death. It was something that we had been preparing for as a nation for a long time and so I didn’t expect to feel grief, or much anything to...
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It is said, at present South Africa has a gini coefficient of 63.14.  It’s a fancy number but what it means is a relatively small percentage of the total population has the lion’s share of the...
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Dear BBC
This Sunday, we start “Naked”, which is our four-week sermon series on sex and sexuality. I would like you to consider a few things before we get going that I think may be helpful for you...
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The "haves" and the "have nots": the divide that exists in South Africa between the well-heeled and those who simply don’t have shoes. These two groups rarely interact in a meaningful way, but when...
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I started with a medical company in 1999. At the age of 24, I had completed my degree, lived and worked overseas and had returned to SA to start a career as a medical rep. In my early twenties I...
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Just before the resurrected Jesus left earth to go back to be with his Father in heaven, he gave some pretty clear instructions to his followers. He told us to make disciples of all nations and to...
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Dear BBC
This last weekend we had the rare privilege of having Dr John Blanchard speaking from the pulpit at BBC. He spoke on the topic of what happens when we die, and the response has been...
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Racist is a harsh term in our country. It’s a word jaded by harsh history, unruly political figures and satirical comedians. One struggles to hear it without suspicioun of unforeseen agendas waiting...

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