Tag: violence

Let freedom ring out — Rachel Simpson

Freedom Day, 2018; 24 years since the 1994 elections, the establishment of Mandela’s government, and the rise of a new dawn of equal rights in South Africa. Today, we do not celebrate freedom cheaply, but remember the cost to those who sought freedom while restricted, discriminated against, captive; who knew […]

Roodepoort church grieving after pastor’s body found, burned, with hands tied behind back

Originally published in The Christian Post The body of a Roodepoort pastor has been found “burned beyond recognition” with his hands tied behind his back in a small farming town about 80km outside of Johannesburg. The body of 45-year-old Martin Beneke, the senior pastor and founder of the Johannesburg-based Life in […]