Tag: education

‘Hope For Education in South Africa’ summit in Bloemfontein

Hope for education in South Africa is the theme of a two-day education summit that started in Bloemfontein today. About 35 faith and civil society leaders are attending the National Religious Association for Social Development (NRASD) consultation which is exploring ways for successful private educational models to benefit dysfunctional public […]

Restoring relationships to keep Christian teachers in the profession

Renewed relationships is the focus of a national educational convention that aims to inspire Christian teachers to carry on teaching despite the overwhelming odds against the profession. “We are trusting the Lord to bring breakthroughs and healing in this specific area,” says Karen Erasmus, secretrary of the National Christian Teachers’ […]

Needy E.Cape schoolchildren blessed with backpacks, stationery

Backpacks of Blessing, an international Christian ministry that blesses underprivileged communities by providing schoolchildren with backpacks containing stationery and basic school supplies, recently completed its first outreach in the Eastern Cape. Ministry representatives Louis Foord and Carel Strydom scompleted a 2 000km road trip between Port Elizabeth and Alice in just […]

Take back our schools!

God drew my attention to the challenges facing education when I addressed the Assembly at Plettenberg Bay Christian School recently. Christian education is desperately lacking in SA. Despite Christian schools providing excellent Bible-based education, many of them are struggling to survive. Apparently, Christian parents prefer to place their children in […]