Tag: compassion

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 […]

Compassion, prayer, warnings in wake of Brussels terror

In the aftermath of terrorist attacks on Tuesday (March 22, 2016) in Belgium, the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team is sending chaplains to provide emotional and spiritual care to those affected by the tragedies, reports Billygraham.org “The entire city has been traumatised,” said Jack Munday, international director of the Rapid […]

Communication, language and collective compassion

[notice]A monthly column by Marcel van der Watt, lecturer in the Department of Police Practice at UNISA, former police detective, and current member of the Gauteng Rapid Response Task Team for Human Trafficking.[/notice] The recent xenophobic attacks and its reverberating effect on the entire South African landscape raised a plethora […]