Author: Andre Viljoen

DBE ‘consultation’ with religious leaders was ‘set-up’ to push CSE, discredit Church
South Africa

DBE ‘consultation’ with religious leaders was ‘set-up’ to push CSE, discredit Church

Meeting packed with young activists, senior church leaders denied access Christian leaders who attended a meeting on Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in Pretoria yesterday hosted by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) say it was not a consultation with religious and traditional leaders as advertised but a calculated attempt to […]

1 700 Cambodians come to faith at evangelical festival
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1 700 Cambodians come to faith at evangelical festival

Just under two thousand people made a new commitment to Jesus Christ during a Gospel event hosted by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association in Cambodia. Billy Graham’s son, Franklin, addressed thousands in attendance at the “Love Phnom Penh Festival” in the nation’s capital. “Tonight you can be forgiven, but you’ve […]

WATCH: ‘Vindicated’ Israel Folau settles with Rugby Australia
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WATCH: ‘Vindicated’ Israel Folau settles with Rugby Australia

Originally published in Fox News Israel Folau, a Tongan-Australian Christian athlete who was sacked by Rugby Australia (RA) earlier this year for posting a Bible verse that was labelled “anti-gay,” says he feels vindicated after reaching an agreement with the organisation. The months-long battle for Folau centered on his Instagram post that said, “Warning: drunks, homosexuals, adulterers…hell […]

Critics of CSE reject DBE’s ‘fake news’ claims, call for wider consultation
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Critics of CSE reject DBE’s ‘fake news’ claims, call for wider consultation

Organisations critical of the Department of Basic Education’s handling of Comprehensive Sexuality Education stood their ground this week in the face of DBE statements accusing critics of spreading fake news and causing confusion and anxiety about CSE. Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) dismissed as “utter nonsense” DBE claims […]

FOR SA refutes ‘false statements’ by DBE, continues to call for parents to have say on sex education
Education South Africa

FOR SA refutes ‘false statements’ by DBE, continues to call for parents to have say on sex education

Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) which has been at the forefront of calls for greater consultation about proposed new Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) lesson plans for public schools today dismissed as “utter nonsense” statements by the Department of Basic Education and in certain media reports, saying that it […]

Motshekga statement arrogant, insulting to parents — Meshoe
Education South Africa

Motshekga statement arrogant, insulting to parents — Meshoe

Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga’s statement that parents can conditionally opt out of the new Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE)  curriculum is “laced with arrogance and is deceitful, disrespectful and insulting to parents”, says ACDP leader Rev Kenneth Meshoe. “For the Minister to say that parents have a choice to […]