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Let freedom ring out — Rachel Simpson
Opinion

Let freedom ring out — Rachel Simpson

Freedom Day, 2018; 24 years since the 1994 elections, the establishment of Mandela’s government, and the rise of a new dawn of equal rights in South Africa. Today, we do not celebrate freedom cheaply, but remember the cost to those who sought freedom while restricted, discriminated against, captive; who knew […]

Roodepoort church grieving after pastor’s body found, burned, with hands tied behind back
Gauteng South Africa

Roodepoort church grieving after pastor’s body found, burned, with hands tied behind back

Originally published in The Christian Post The body of a Roodepoort pastor has been found “burned beyond recognition” with his hands tied behind his back in a small farming town about 80km outside of Johannesburg. The body of 45-year-old Martin Beneke, the senior pastor and founder of the Johannesburg-based Life in […]