Tag: community upliftment

God really directs this amazing community project in Heidelberg, says manager

Lesedi Community Centre in Heidelberg, Gauteng is doing a remarkable job of uplifting destitute people and uniting citizens in becoming the answer to local challenges. Andre Viljoen spoke to the centre manager Jaco Kritzinger When Jaco Kritzinger suddenly lost his senior corporate management job during a company restructuring in 2018 […]

New PE City of Compassion’ group launches winter woollies drive and outreaches

A new Port Elizabeth inter-church, collaborative group called City of Compassion has launched a drive to collect blankets, winter woollies and Bibles for poor, homeless and unemployed people in the city. Group visionary, Patricia van Niekerk of the Salvation Army, Central, said she believes the Holy Spirit gave her the […]

‘Nelson Mandela Bay’s Nehemiah vision can be used to rebuild city walls anywhere in SA’

Trevor Jennings of Transformation Christian Network (TCN) outlines a practical, city-wide, model for community upliftment that is being pursued in Nelson Mandela Bay (PE/Uitenhage/Despatch). The highly-collaborative model, inspired by the biblical figure Nehemiah, can be applied in any town or city in South Africa, he says. Why is it that […]