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Purpose-Driven Preaching

Purpose-Driven Preaching Jordan Pickering I must confess – I have been known to be a boring preacher. Often being boring is not a matter of preparation or expertise, or style of delivery. Often we...

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Rethinking Eschatology

Rethinking Eschatology Let’s discuss that long-bearded theological word everyone should know…eschatology. Wikipedia: “Eschatology is a part of theology concerned with the final events of history, or...

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To Read Or Not To Read?

To Read Or Not To Read? By Sinenhlanhla Majola, GWC Honours student, and Evangelical Research Fellowship member My friend Matt studies music at UCT and he will be graduating at the end of this year....

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WHY SHOULD WOMEN STUDY THEOLOGY?

Why should women study theology? By Gabriella le Grange   One day, while reading Knowing God by J.I. Packer at the hairdressers’, my hairdresser and I got chatting and she asked what the book...

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White SA: Racist or in recovery?

White SA: Racist or in recovery? Previously self-published on News24  (https://www.news24.com/MyNews24/White-SA-Racist-or-in-recovery-20150719) by Jordan Pickering. When I was a child in the 80s,...

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The Heresy of Boring Preaching

The Heresy of Boring Preaching J Pickering Which is worse? To be a boring preacher or a heretical one? Good-hearted graduates of our college will answer ‘a heretical one’, and they would be correct....

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Reflections on Mission

In my view, the heart of Christian mission is evangelism, “Go and Tell” (Mark 5:19). To be sent as a missionary is to be sent to preach.  As the Apostle Paul writes (Romans 10:12-15): “For there is...

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A Tribute to Bishop Edwin Ngubane

Psalm 116:15: ‘Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints.’ It is with much sadness that the principal and staff here at the George Whitefield College acknowledge God’s sovereign...

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