Articles

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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The Pen is mightier than the e-Sword

A student entering a lecture room today would consider taking notes on a laptop entirely natural.  Why would anyone in their right mind question that activity?  In a learning context that’s what...

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Ministry Week: by Sifiso Methula

Ministry week is a time for learning for students and those they work with for the week. Third year student Sifiso from Durban, shared an account of his week. Myself and Petter went to Scottsburg...

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Movie Review by Nathan Lovell: Noah

The gospel of Aronofsky's Noah: Save yourself if you can! By now the internet is awash with reviews of Aronofsky’s biblical epic Noah. By far the most insightfully Christian one that I have come...

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New postgraduate wing in Foord House

New postgraduate wing in Foord House

Once the Hope Centre was completed, the initial plan was to vacate and ultimately demolish, the rather dilapidated Foord House, which had previously housed GWC’s cafeteria and single male student accommodation. But, with GWC’s Explore department bursting at the seams, and when 2020 brought a large number of students – with many more single female students

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Graduating GWC’s first Master’s students

Graduating GWC’s first Master’s students

In November 2019, GWC graduated three students from our Master’s in Theology course. This was a notable occasion because, although we’ve had Master’s students in our Evangelical Research Fellowship for a while, they’ve always been enrolled in other universities. But the graduating year of 2019 was different—for the first time, we celebrated the success of our students in our own MTh programmes. And we praised God for them.

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The Hope Motlhope Student Centre is complete – what projects are next?

The Hope Motlhope Student Centre is complete – what projects are next?

While the Hope Centre was being constructed, Cape Town was in the middle of its recent drought crisis. This highlighted the need to become independent of Council water and led to the installation of a borehole and water filtration system that meets all of the building’s water needs. In the light of South Africa’s regular power outages, solar panels were installed to meet the building’s daytime electricity requirements. Now, funding has been provided for batteries to be installed that will take the Hope Motlhope Student Centre completely ‘off-grid’.

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