TruthTalks: What Happened After the Resurrection?

There is an elaborate forty-day liturgical build-up to Easter, but very few people ask themselves: Who did Jesus choose to talk to in the forty days after His resurrection  – and why did He choose them? In this TruthTalks podcast, based THIS post, Dr Christopher Peppler takes us through the accounts of Jesus’

What Happened After the Resurrection

Every year Christians pay a lot of attention to what happened before Easter Sunday, but what happened after the Resurrection? Before Easter, many folks from some of the older denominations observe Lent. Starting from Ash Wednesday they observe a forty-day season incorporating The Annunciation, Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter

TruthTalks: A Psalm Today

If you are struggling to stay upbeat in the strange landscape that is the World and COVID-19, and if you even sometimes feel a little hopeless, then do yourself and favor and listen to this TruthTalks episode. It  gives us not only hope but also direction on how to keep your spirits up. How

TruthTalks Sermon: Jesus in the Perfect Storm

The Covid-19 virus has now hit South Africa, as it has so many other parts of the world. Instead of panicking, we should look to the Lord Jesus both as our example and object of faith. I was so pleased to have been able to preach the first sermon from our church’s

A Rant Today to Keep the Devil Away

In naming this article ‘A Rant Today to Keep the Devil Away’ I am not just butchering a common adage, but summing up my purpose in writing this post. I don’t rant often, however when I see the word of God tortured and butchered, then ranting seems most appropriate. By ‘Word of God’ I

TruthTalks Sermon: Things we Don’t Know we Don’t Know

When it comes to understanding the bible, we sometimes encounter things we don’t know we don’t know. Because we do not live in early church times, we sometimes don’t appreciate the different cultural and religious contexts of scripture. It is hard for us to grasp the things that the people of Jesus’ day would

Things we Don’t Know we Don’t Know

The statement that “There are things we don’t know we don’t know” is attributed to Donald Rumsfeld, the Secretary of Defence in the George W Bush administration. It has become so well known that it now has an entry in the Urban Dictionary, but folk have attributed several different meanings to it. The honourable Rumsfeld

TruthTalks Sermon: Renewal in Spirit

Renewed in the Spirit of your Mind In this TruthTalks Sermon, Dr Christopher Peppler shows us the topical image of the typewriter that has just been donated to the South African Holocaust and Genocide museum to show us how great idea’s and inventions can be used for horrific purposes. So, how do thoughts

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