Tag: gang violence

It’s time for Church to step out of comfort zone, says man who transformed ‘murder capital’ of world

Pastor Poncho Murguia is a humble man who speaks with a quiet authority. I watched yesterday as about 18 top police and prisons officers grappling with deadly gang violence in Port Elizabeth’s Northern Areas listened intently to him for more than an hour. “I beg you, don’t wait, like we did, […]

Great expectations for ‘Real Men Follow Jesus’ conference in PE prison

“I am looking forward to seeing hardened criminals and murderers  converted and having fathers and sons relationships restored,” said Apostle Donovan Arends — organiser of a family conference in one of South Africa’s toughest prisons. The “Real Men Follow Jesus — Bring Back the Heart of the Fathers to the […]

Churches uniting to bless Manenberg with carnival-style crusade

Churches and Christian mission groups are joining hands next week to host an exciting carnival-style crusade in Manenberg, a Cape Town neighbourhood plagued by gang violence. All believers from the Manenberg and immediate surrounding areas are invited to attend the “We Are His Children Festival” on Wednesday April 5 and […]