Opinion

Mob justice is injustice

  [notice]In a letter to the editor published in the Eastern Province Herald today, Pastor Afrika Mhlophe speaks out against vigilantism such as an incident last week when an angry Port Elizabeth mob stoned a suspected child rapist to death. This is what he wrote. [/notice] As South Africans we […]

ANC: 100 and not out…yet!

[notice]As the African National Congress celebrated its centenary this week, PE pastor Afrika Mhlophe reflects on its Christian heritage and its historical service to SA. But he laments that today’s ANC leaders are unprincipled, bent on self enrichment and populist. [/notice] The founding of the African National Congress on January […]

Making disciples, not converts

    [notice]In a message to Christ followers in South Africa, PE pastor Afrika Mhlophe asks whether we are producing faithful church members or disciples of Jesus. [/notice] It is often said that the continent of Africa is over evangelized but under discipled. The focal point of the Great Commission […]

Sacrificing to the green gods

[notice]The 17th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP17) is being held in Durban from November 28 to December 9. And to set the scene for this high profile international gathering, a multi faith rally and concert will be held at King’s Park Stadium on Sunday (November 27). Is the highly […]

When culture crosses the line

[notice] Part 2 of a 2-part series by Port Elizabeth pastor, Afrika Mhlophe [/notice] My introductory article on the subject of Christianity and Culture has stirred up an interesting debate. It is important for us to engage these issues because for many years Christianity has been accused of pouring scorn […]