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Why Children’s Ministry is Important

“I believe that children’s ministry should be a priority in every church. The highest percentage of church-going adult believers grew up in a Christian home and were part of the church and children’s ministry. Teaching children the Bible is a serious job as children readily...

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The Presiding Bishop’s Fund: Supporting the Development of Future Leaders

The College is grateful to God for the REACH-SA churches who contribute their Good Friday service collection to the Presiding Bishop’s Fund. The Presiding Bishop’s Fund was established in support of the development of future leaders within REACH-SA.  This fund provides bursaries specifically for the tuition...

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Principal Matters

The Principal, Mark Dickson, is taking a well-deserved sabbatical over the first term in order to complete a writing project. As Acting Principal, I have had the privilege recently of meeting with representatives from a number of organizations and institutions scattered across the globe. I...

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Bear Grylls and the Simple Faith

Bear Grylls and the Simple Faith Stephen Rockwell, GWC Faculty, Biblical Studies, New Testament, Greek BSc Hons 1st Class (Sydney), LTh, BTh (GWC), MTh (Moore)   Ok confession time – I have an unhealthy adoration of Bear Grylls!!!!  I mean, this guy is awesome – who doesn’t want to be him?...

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The Water Crisis and the Christian

The Water Crisis and the Christian Bradley Trout, GWC ERF (Evangelical Research Fellowship) PhD student The facts are clear: there is a water crisis in Cape Town. After several years of low rainfall, Cape Town is experiencing the worst drought in ages. At the moment, almost every...

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Immanuel, God With Us

Immanuel, God With Us Jonathan More, GWC Vice-Principal, Biblical Studies B Eng (Stellenbosch University), M Eng (Stellenbosch University), LTh (GWC), BA (NWU), Hons BA (NWU), ThM (Princeton Theological Seminary), PhD (Stellenbosch University). A few weeks ago, Ross Anderson wrote about the significance of the name “Jesus” in Matthew’s...

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What Love!

What Love! Ross Anderson, GWC lecturer, Biblical Studies B.Th (Unisa); Dip Th (BISA); M.Th (UWC). "Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. 21 She will give birth to a son,...

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Is it right for a divorced Christian to remarry?

Is it right for a divorced Christian to remarry? John Child, GWC lecturer, Christian Doctrine; Ethics; Pastoral Studies BA (Rhodes), Dip Th (BISA), BD Hons (London), MTh (UNISA). I’ve almost taken it for granted that a divorced Christian, whose divorce was for a biblically legitimate reason, and was...