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Uganda puts anti-gay bill on hold

Originally published in Sunday Times Uganda’s parliament adjourned on Friday (May 13) without acting on a much-criticised anti-gay Bill that would mandate the death sentence in some cases, drawing praise from an advocacy group that said parliament’s failure to act was a ‘victory for all Ugandans’, according to a report […]

Sunday is Internet Evangelism Day!
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Sunday is Internet Evangelism Day!

Sunday May 15 is Internet Evangelism Day (IE Day) — a worldwide focus day for promoting the potential of the Internet and digital media for sharing the Gospel. With more than 2 billion Internet users and 4 billion mobile phone users around the world — of which more than half […]

TOMS story inspires shoe givers
Eastern Cape

TOMS story inspires shoe givers

Inspired by the now famous TOMS Shoes story of sustainable charity, members of a Port Elizabeth church recently fitted new shoes to the feet of many preschoolers in Gqebera (Walmer Township). After viewing the TOMS story in church on April 3, members of St Nicholas Anglican Church joined hundreds of […]

Global News South Africa

Tsunami update: thousands starting again

By Danie MoutonStephan Smithdorff was sent by the Uitenhage-North Dutch Reformed Church to carry out mission work under the banner of Operation Mobilisation. Here is Stephen’s report on the latest relief work in Japan: “Dear friends, “I just returned on Tuesday from a very fulfilling trip to the earthquake-tsunami stricken […]