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Church appeals SAHRC’s Report on spanking in the home
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Church appeals SAHRC’s Report on spanking in the home

On Wednesday, March 30, Joshua Generation Church delivered its appeal against the findings and recommendations of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) in ‘the spanking case’, to the SAHRC. The Church’s appeal follows a finding by the SAHRC in January 2016, that spanking in the home violates children’s and […]

Norwegian children seized by welfare services see parents for first time in three months
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Norwegian children seized by welfare services see parents for first time in three months

Originally published in Christian News Five Norwegian children who were seized by the country’s child welfare services department were allowed to see their parents this week — for the first time in three months. As previously reported, in November, the Barnevernet seized Marius and Ruth Bodnariu’s two daughters, two sons […]

Religious Freedom in the firing line in 2016
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Religious Freedom in the firing line in 2016

[notice]Advocate Nadene Badenhorst, Legal Counsel, Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) provides an overview of the Religious freedom cases and issues that are in the pipeline for 2016. Watch this space…[/notice] Religious freedom is one of the most pressing issues facing Christians in SA today. Increasingly, Christian pastors, churches, ministries, […]

Spanking probe: Church forced to appeal SAHRC’s “censorship of belief”
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Spanking probe: Church forced to appeal SAHRC’s “censorship of belief”

By FOR SA Following the South African Human Rights Commission’s finding against them on Friday, January 22, Joshua Generation Church in Cape Town has said that they have no choice but to appeal the SAHRC’s findings and recommendations which they regard as an “unconstitutional censorship of religious belief in South […]

Carte Blanche interviews church after biased media report on spanking probe
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Carte Blanche interviews church after biased media report on spanking probe

Watts up with ‘Godincidence’ on plane? A “damaging” and inaccurate Sunday Times report about the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) investigation of  his church over its corporal punishment doctrine prompted Carte Blanche to request an interview with him, said Joshua Generation Church (JGC) Senior Pastor, Andrew Selley.    He […]