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Veteran SA theologian writes book to help preachers polish sermons
Books & Book Reviews

Veteran SA theologian writes book to help preachers polish sermons

Veteran theologian and author Professor Klaus Nürnberger recently published his latest book titled Speaking in the Name of God: A Manual for Preachers. The book presents itself as an on-the-job training course for lay preachers and a self-enhancing tool for ordained preachers. Having listened to and presented countless sermons himself, […]

Kirk Franklin boycotts TBN, Dove Awards for censoring his acceptance speech
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Kirk Franklin boycotts TBN, Dove Awards for censoring his acceptance speech

Originally published in CBN News Frequent Dove Award winner Kirk Franklin announced this week he is boycotting the Gospel Music Association and Trinity Broadcasting Network after the awards ceremony broadcast was edited to remove mentions of racial injustice from his speeches in 2016 and earlier this month. GMA removed Franklin’s […]

Louie Giglio implores Church to talk about depression, mental illness
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Louie Giglio implores Church to talk about depression, mental illness

Neziswa Kanju spoke to Louie Giglio, US pastor, Passion movement founder and author during his recent visit to South Africa. In this article she shares on a message-of-the-hour on mental illness, which Giglio drew to her attention. In next week’s Gateway News we will publish her profound interview with Giglio on […]

Songs at funerals — Hugh Wetmore
Music

Songs at funerals — Hugh Wetmore

Hugh Wetmore is a songwriter and student of worship trends. He invites you to join the worship conversation by commenting on his monthly column. How do we choose suitable songs for funerals, and memorial services? These are precious, intimate occasions, and the choice of music must be handled with sensitivity. […]