Eastern Cape

Testimonies: God moves powerfully at 3 Bible-reading marathons

God moved powerfully in the hearts of people who participated in three separate Bible-reading marathons in late October — in Kariega (Uitenhage), Middelburg, Mpumalanga and Kareedouw in the Eastern Cape. [See testimonies later on this page from some of the Bible readers] At Kariega, which held its sixth consecutive annual Bible-reading […]

Emergency response chaplain network born out of pledge following life-saving knock on door

South Africa’s emergency-response Chaplain on Board Initiative (COBI) owes its birth to a pledge he made in the 1990s after somebody knocked on his door and stopped him from committing suicide, said the ministry founder and CEO, Professor Willie du Toit. Speaking at the recent commissioning of eight COBI chaplains […]

Nelson Mandela Bay church leaders call for new local elections to address governance crisis

The united leadership of Nelson Mandela Bay has called on the majority parties — the ANC and DA — in the metro to convene new local elections “in order to create a more productive balance of power” capable of addressing dysfunctional local governance structures. “Alternatively, the church leadership urges the […]

Entering the ‘Holy of Holies’ in prayer

Barbara Kolver spoke to Nelson Mandela Bay prayer coordinator Pastor Joan Keeling about their last month-end prayer warriors’ gathering God has always been faithful to “fill the chairs” at the monthly prayer warriors’ gathering held at the GAP (Greenacres Presbyterian Church) in Gqeberha, says Transformation Christian Network prayer coordinator Joan […]