SA and international Christian news of the week

Dear friends In this week’s news round-up we have a remarkable story about a young Pietermaritzburg evangelist who was seriously injured in a knife attack but went on to lead his attacker to the Lord. We also carried a report about the UK government threatening to stop providing aid to […]

Christian news roundup for the week

Dear friend Human trafficking was in the spotlight in Cape Town this week as protesters outside Parliament urged Government to get a move on with legislation needed to protect vulnerable women and children from slave traders. Protesters in tattered clothes and chains portrayed the physical and sexual abuse that goes […]

God is interested in cities!

Dear Friends These are exciting times to be a Christian in South Africa. Where else in the world will you find the police calling on the church to join them at a mass prayer day for their city at a major sports venue? The police have faith to fill PE’s […]

Anointed season for Christian media

Dear Friend In this week’s news we cover the launch of the Unashamedly Ethical movement in Port Elizabeth. This Bible-based South African campaign for ethical business and lifestyles is spreading around the world. The picture shows some PE business leaders who were briefed by international co-ordinator of UE, Steve Johnstone […]

Arts and entertainment focus

Dear friend In our arts and entertainment coverage this week we interview multi-talented Courtney Jonas, (right),  presenter of new teen TV show iShine Southern Starz . We also feature the latest album by Cape Town worship team Proxy. Be ready to be blown away, says our reviewer! Also read about […]

Christian news of the week

Dear Friend This week we feature two uplifting stories from Walmer Township, an area of Port Elizabeth often associated with crime, poverty and bondage. Read about a car wash inspired by God and a Comrades Marathon silver medalist who has great plans for the township he loves. We also reported […]

This week’s Christian news and commentary

Dear Friend This week we carried a reports about an inspiring ministry to the poor in Kleinskool, Port Elizabeth and a PE family’s desperate campaigning to raise funds for their daughter to have surgery in the US. We also reported on Angus Buchan’s big gospel outreach in Northern Ireland today […]

Election week news roundup

This week millions of South Africans exercised their right to vote for local government represetatives. Accordingly Gateway News carried various articles providing a biblical perspective on voting. And in Nelson Mandela Bay a new church forum, the Nelson Mandela Bay Consultation of Churches, was established to enable church leaders to […]

Airwaves porn under fire

Dear Friend Our ongoing coverage of the national switchoff campaign was the most viewed topic on Gateway News this week. This story attracted a lot of comments from readers – mostly FOR the campaign. Family Policy Institute director Errol Naidoo who called for the switch-off after dismissed Christians’ […]