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The 95 Theses Re-Written

The 95 Theses Re-Written Stephen Rockwell, GWC Faculty, Biblical Studies, New Testament, Greek BSc Hons 1st Class (Sydney), LTh, BTh (GWC), MTh (Moore)   The 31st of October, 2017 marked the 500th anniversary of the publication of Luther’s 95 Theses.  I had the privilege of speaking at a conference celebrating that...

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Dealing with Deuteronomy

Dealing with Deuteronomy Bradley Trout, GWC ERF (Evangelical Research Fellowship) PhD student   “Amazingly… I do not recall hearing one sermon on [Deuteronomy] over my seventy years of attending church services.” That from American Old Testament scholar, Bruce Waltke. It doesn’t seem to be an isolated instance either. I’ve...

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Romans 13

Romans 13 John Child, GWC lecturer, Christian Doctrine; Ethics; Pastoral Studies BA (Rhodes), Dip Th (BISA), BD Hons (London), MTh (UNISA). Paul began speaking about love in Romans 12:9: Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. 10 Be devoted to one another...

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Lesotho Mission Trip DAY 3 #SheepMadness #MadnessMultiplied

Lesotho Mission Trip DAY 3 #SheepMadness #MadnessMultiplied Michaela Maree GWC Bachelor of Theology Student Now. Today. Day 3 of the Lesotho Mission Trip. As I mentioned in my first blog about Lesotho, I was going to go to Lesunyane with my team, and then each of the other teams...

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Romans 12

Romans 12 John Child, GWC lecturer, Christian Doctrine; Ethics; Pastoral Studies BA (Rhodes), Dip Th (BISA), BD Hons (London), MTh (UNISA). 12:1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is...

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Are you in a battle with Satan?

Are YOU in a battle with Satan? Len Ritchie GWC Master of Theology Student   Most of us in the modern West think of evil as something that exists within humanity. We see evil in individuals who have murdered others, we see evil in the rapist and the child...

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Equal but different in Christ

Equal but different in Christ Dr Mark Dickson, GWC Principal, Biblical Hebrew, Philosophy BSc (Major: Physics)(UCT), Dip Th (BISA), MA (NWU)   The Bible is made up of 66 books but is the single inspired Word of God written over many centuries by many authors. The universe has millions...

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We Will Proclaim Christ Faithfully To The Nations

We Will Proclaim Christ Faithfully To The Nations The Rt Rev Glenn Lyons, REACH-SA Presiding Bishop This was the rallying cry of GAFCON 2018 and it surely captured the essence of a week that saw just under 2000 delegates gather in Jerusalem for the Global Anglican Future Conference...

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Bridging the gap between kids, church and the law

Bridging the gap between kids, church and the law Niki Hodson, Children's Ministry BA (English & Drama) UCT, BA Hons (Psychology) (Cornerstone) At the end of last year, I attended a conference held at a local church on the Children’s Act (2005), and on the Church’s responsibility with regards...

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Inxeba and the Customary Initiation Bill: A necessary reflection to be had

Inxeba and the Customary Initiation Bill: A necessary reflection to be had Phumezo Masango, GWC Faculty, Church History, Practical Theology, New Testament BTh (NWU) In recent months we have witnessed heated debates and discussions around the film ‘Inxeba’. Among other things, the film depicts a challenge facing initiates...