Tag: Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius murder ruling: Archbishop Makgoba praying for justice, healing and forgiveness

Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba says he is praying for justice, healing and forgiveness after the Supreme Court of Appeal ruled that Oscar Pistorius was guilty of murder, not manslaughter, in the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, reports Premier Christian Radio. Reacting to yesterday’s unanimous ruling by […]

June Steenkamp’s readiness to forgive offers a challenge to Christians everywhere

Originally published in Christian Today The trial of Oscar Pistorius is dominating the headlines and brought with it much contention. The South African athlete, a world-class Paralympian blade runner and the first ever double-amputee to participate in the Olympic Games, stands charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp – a world […]

Hopeful reflections on Oscar Pistorius

[notice]As the SA justice system weighs the events surrounding the tragic shooting of Reva Steenkamp, SIFISO MABENA says that for Christians the end of the matter is not whether Oscar Pistorius committed murder or made a dreadful mistake. As children of God we are called to a different way of […]