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A PIONEER MISSIONARY: The Work of Laura Haas in Khayelitsha (1986 – 2016)

A PIONEER MISSIONARY: The Work of Laura Haas in Khayelitsha (1986 – 2016) Phumezo Masango, GWC Faculty, Church History, Practical Theology, New Testament BTh (NWU)   Laura`s Early life and Conversion At Laura`s funeral last year, Bishop Frank Retief made mention of her difficult and wild life as a non-believer...

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Where is Wisdom?

Where is Wisdom? Jordan Pickering, GWC Faculty, Biblical Studies, Old Testament, Greek LTh (GWC), BTh, Hons BA (NWU), MTh (Stellenbosch)   In an era when even Christians ask the proud and the foolish to lead them, it is appropriate that we should dwell for a moment on the often misunderstood...

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Introverts & the Church: Introverts in Ministry

Introverts & the Church: Introverts in Ministry By Gabriella le Grange   In my previous article, I discussed the main characteristics of introverts, namely that they need solitude to regain their energy, that they process information internally and that they prefer depth over breadth when it comes to...

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“Follow Your Dreams?”

"Follow Your Dreams?" Bradley Trout, GWC ERF (Evangelical Research Fellowship) PhD student   I remember once attending a talk at a high school where the speaker – some accomplished athlete – was telling the story of how he overcame great odds and succeeded. His message basically came down...

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Eating Breakfast for Lunch and Dinner

Eating Breakfast for Lunch and Dinner Stephen Rockwell, GWC Faculty, Biblical Studies, New Testament, Greek BSc Hons 1st Class (Sydney), LTh, BTh (GWC), MTh (Moore)   They say – by the way, if anyone happens to know who “they” are please let me know.  I think I’d like to have...

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Pessimism and Hope: Bruce Springsteen and the Book of Ecclesiastes

Pessimism and Hope: Bruce Springsteen and the Book of Ecclesiastes  Mark Norman, GWC Faculty Biblical Studies, Philosophy ,Lth (BISA), Bth Hons (UNISA), Cth, (University of Cambridge) Mth (UNISA), Dth (UNISA).   2016 witnessed significant events in popular music. Other than the release of Lady Gaga’s ‘Joanne,’ 2016 also...

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Open Day

Considering full-time Christian ministry? Wanting to be better equipped to teach and preach the bible? Thinking of taking a year out to study Theology? Interested in learning more about Postgraduate studies? Come and see what GWC has to offer you…….   Experience a GWC lecture Meet the students and faculty Information on how...

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How well does your Church know God?

How well does your Church know God? By Len Ritchie, Evangelical Research Fellowship. As Christians, we are always seeking to know God better, but often struggle to measure how well we are doing. There are all sorts of standards that we use, like whether we love other...

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