Afrika Mhlophe

We need to contend for the soul of this nation
Afrika Mhlophe

We need to contend for the soul of this nation

[notice]As recent headlines of sadistic and callous deeds have shocked South Africans, Pastor Afrika Mhlophe grapples with the dark state of the soul of our nation and the proper Christian response to our moral descent.[/notice] The soul is the part of you that is a seat of the mind, will […]

Heat over halaal hot cross buns
Afrika Mhlophe

Heat over halaal hot cross buns

South African retailer Woolworths’ decision to lure Muslims customers to the tradition of consuming hot cross buns has sparked a furore amongst some Christians. Hot cross buns are associated with the Christian religious period of the Good Friday and Easter Weekend. Like Easter eggs these buns are mostly sold around […]

Not in God’s name!
Afrika Mhlophe

Not in God’s name!

[notice]Should Christians lighten up about the”humourous” use of God’s name in advertisements such as the recent controversial Red Bull TV ad? Pastor Afrika Mhlophe writes about the weightiness of the name that is above every other name.[/notice] On mount Sinai God gave the patriarch Moses commandments that were meant to […]

The making of Malema
Afrika Mhlophe

The making of Malema

[notice]Pastor Afrika Mhlophe says public figures like expelled ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema are products of a corrupt, worldly system. ‘Can anything be done about it?’ he poses.[/notice]We held our breath and now we can afford to breathe a collective sigh of relief. There are two things that have […]

The real State of the Nation
Afrika Mhlophe

The real State of the Nation

[notice]Pastor Afrika Mhlophe unmasks some realities about our nation — realities that the Church should be addressing.[/notice]The State of the Nation (SONA) address is meant to help mirror where we are as a nation but also act as pointer on where we are going. President Jacob Zuma’s latest address was […]

The plight of the poor
Afrika Mhlophe

The plight of the poor

    [notice]Pastor Afrika Mhlophe considers the situation of poor people and the Biblical injunction to care for them.[/notice] The recently released matric results have again reminded us of the difference that exist between resourced and under resourced schools. Excellent academic achievement is something of a norm for resourced schools […]