2 min read If you are a casual observer Africa’s spiritual landscape you won’t help but notice there is clamor for either religious governing bodies or local goverments to act and curb the spread of fake miracles, the so-called ‘prosperity gospel’ and heresies. Such is the ongoing case here in South Africa with the CRL Commission, and … Continue reading Why the gospel is the missing piece in the fake miracles debacle in Africa
2 min read This week, a new 24-hour news channel went live on DSTV channel 405 here in South Africa. The company is being described as a 100% Black-owned channel. This description "100% Black-owned" caught my attention. It always does but not for the reasons you might think. 100% Black-owned? What does this mean? Does it … Continue reading 100% Black or White owned?
2 min read It is not only the world that detests grace. The Christian world also finds the absolution of grace to be a bitter pill. Every time you preach or embody grace, some Christians will accuse you of "antinomianism," the idea that you are against the law. At the root of the finger pointing … Continue reading Paul F. M Zahl’s book, Grace in Practice: A Theology of Everyday Life – Part 5: On why the world and religious people have a hard time with grace
3 min read This is my short response to an issue that a Christian brother raised on whether Christian ministers in Zambia should pass a government-sanctioned exam to authenticate their callings and ministries. After all, other areas of expertise have to pass exams to qualify to work in a particular area. My response was as … Continue reading Grace and religious liberty