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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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Ritual Killings Motivated by Superstition and False Worship

Ritual Killings Motivated by Superstition and False Worship By Paul Lumbu Kayumba, Evangelical Research Fellowship. It is awful to hear and see what has become of that beautiful Zambian city of Lusaka since the 16th of March 2016. Criminal activities involving ritual killings, xenophobic attacks, and looting have...

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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 bore people because we fail to consider purpose. What characterises a bore? Imagine you’re...

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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 the ultimate destiny of humanity. This concept is commonly referred to as the ‘end of the world’ or ‘end time’.” Oxford Dictionary: “The department of...

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RECLAIMING CONVERSATION IN THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION

RECLAIMING CONVERSATION IN THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION By Jonathan More, Vice-Principal The headline of Laura Pappano’s article in the New York Times declared 2012 to be “The Year of the MOOC.” With one online organisation boasting over 5 million students, as you might expect these “massive open online courses”...

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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. When I asked him what was next for him, he said he wants...