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Seven Christian parties meet in Pretoria to discuss election unity

Seven South African Christian political parties met in Pretoria on Friday to discuss a united strategy for the upcoming elections. The meeting between the ACDP, ACCO, AACUM, ARA, Arise SA, GSA and Hope4SA went “particularly well”, said Dr Arno van Nierkerk of nation-building movement Time2RiseSA which facilitated the gathering. “It […]

Organisers of ‘blessed’ Joburg prayer rally for Israel plan similar events throughout SA

A multicultural crowd of about 900 people sang, prayed and proclaimed Scripture together “with fervour” at a prayer rally for Israel at the Redemption Church, Johannesburg on Sunday, said Vivienne Myburgh national director of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, South Africa (ICEJ). She said that the event, which was organised […]

‘SA Stands With Israel’ prayer rally moved from Pretoria to Johannesburg; Christians urged to attend or join online

South African Christians are urged to stand with Israel at a prayer rally at Redemption Church, Greenstone Shopping Centre, Johannesburg from 2pm to 4pm on Sunday. Those who can’t be there in person can join via live streaming (see https://www.tshwane.org/sa for live streaming info). The venue for the prayer rally, […]

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

South Africa‚Äôs 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 […]