Tag: marriage

Is freedom really for all?

Attempts by sexual rights activists to weaken, redefine and even deconstruct the ancient institutions of marriage and the natural family are increasing across the western world.   Certain sectors of the Christian Church have courageously confronted this threat with commendable grace. But others, have simply conformed to appear accommodating and“progressive.” […]

A house divided will not stand

[notice]A fortnightly column on marriage, family and relationships.[/notice] Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand:” —Matthew 12:25  A house that has conflicting views on many things is a house and family that knows no peace especially if […]

SA churches invited to screen powerful, pro-family movie in November

In the Month of November 2014, Focus on the Family will be partnering with Churches around the country to screen the movie: Irreplaceable. This feature-length documentary film explores answers to the important questions “What is family?” and “Does family still matter in today’s society?” Tim Sisarich, travels the world on a quest to explore what family really means and why it’s important to humanity. While on […]

‘No Apologies’ Asi lays down sexual abstinence message to SA learners

Asisithi Mbewu, the 23 year old facilitator and trainer of Focus on the Family’s No Apologies programme, is passionate about the “abstinence works every time”  message that has already reached 1,5 million learners in South Africa and beyond since 2002.  No Apologies is a character based life skills curriculum that […]

Breaking free from the prison of debt

[notice]A fortnightly column on marriage, family and relationships.[/notice] One of the leading causes of divorce is conflicts about finances. There are many reasons that lead people to financial pits; financial challenges and financial crises. Keeping up with the Joneses or the Khumalos and you cannot afford their lifestyle, being over […]

9 questions to ask when choosing a spouse

[notice]Revivalist Shannon-Leigh Barry shares her wit and passion and the pursuits of her 20something heart in a monthly column that speaks to the desires of young adults in today’s Christian society. [/notice] 9 Questions to ask when choosing a mate In every human heart there is a desire to be known, […]