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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...

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What Kind of Church do we want? Learning the Languages at GWC

What Kind of Church do we want? Learning the Languages at GWC Dr. Nathan Lovell, GWC Lecturer, Old Testament, Biblical Hebrew, Missions BEng Hons (Newcastle, Australia), BDiv Hons (Moore College, Australia), PhD (Griffith University, Australia).   A few years ago, GWC made a choice that raised some eyebrows. We...

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Conflict, Confrontation, and Confession

Conflict, Confrontation, and Confession Benjaminm Dean, GWC Dean of Postgraduate Studies, Christian Doctrine BA Hons (London School of Theology), MA (King's College, London), MPhil, CTh, PhD (University of Cambridge)   Conflict is inevitable in human life as currently experienced in the world. Indeed, it is a fact rarely acknowledged...

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What’s psychology doing at a Bible College?

What's psychology doing at a Bible College? Niki Hodson, GWC Lecturer, Children's Ministry BA (English & Drama) UCT, BA Hons (Psychology) Cornerstone   What’s psychology doing at a Bible college? Have you ever told someone what you did for a living and had them give you a funny look? Or had...

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Split

Split Mark Dickson, GWC Principal, Biblical Hebrew, Philosophy BSc (Major: Physics)(UCT), Dip Th (BISA), MA (NWU)   Warning: this review contains a spoiler M Night Shyamalan’s Split makes for riveting viewing even if it is a little long. Shyamalan has directed a string of movies which began with what I think...

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Studying at George Whitefield College

Studying at George Whitefield College Annika Krumpholz GWC Children's Ministry Student We look like real students. Never in my entire life of 27 years would I have ever imagined that I would study theology. Even writing about it now feels strange. I am studying theology. Awesome! When I dropped out...

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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...