The Sin of Suicide

Over one million people worldwide commit suicide every year, and for every one of those, there are another 25 people who attempted suicide but failed. But surely, you say, this problem does not exist in the Christian community to anything like the same extent. Well, according to an article in Christianity Today ‘suicide

How Jesus preached

We should all be interested in homiletics because what is preached to us is of great importance, and how it is preached affects how we comprehend what we hear. Incidentally, if you would like to hear this post as spoken word, please scroll down to listen. In a previous article,  I

Homeopathy and Dr. Hearsay

The two worst diagnosticians in the world are Dr. Google and Dr. Hearsay. Dr. Google gives so much information that it is easy to believe that you only have days left to live from whatever ailment you manifest. Dr. Hearsay, on the other hand, gives no information at all and consists entirely of recommendations

Homophobic Hate

 The South African social media is currently buzzing with comments about the planned visit by an American homophobic ‘pastor’. By the time you read this article he might already have been banned from entering the nation because of his reported hate speech, but whether he comes or not, the issues he is stirring up

Politics, the Pulpit and People

It is often said that sex and politics should be taboo topics in the church, so should politics be off-limits for preachers? Politics is commonly defined as ‘the activities associated with the governance of a country or province’. If this is how we understand ‘politics’, then of course all Christians should be interested and

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