Meeting Coach

Wıth Coach… He has traıned 17 world champıon fıghters and has now opened a world class gym ın Hıllbrow. Two years ago Gert was stabbed 18 tımes and left for dead on the streets. Some street chıldren helped hım and saved hıs lıfe. Thıs ıs how he ıs payıng them back #StoryOfHope — with Gert...

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Get Hannah’s friends back to school

Let Hannah’s friends go back to school We have asked the Centre for Child Law to intervene to help get some of Hannah’s friends back to school. They keep being put out of school each month because their parents cannot pay school fees. They are now being prevented from writing exams and getting their marks. Here is an...

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Is our gospel good news to the poor?

Dear friends… Today I visited a woman who has experienced more suffering than anyone I know, a mother of 5 small children, 3 of whom are now dead. Her firstborn, Tamari, 5, was born in 2007. She is now 5. Her second baby, a little boy, was born on 7 August 2008. On 20 August 2008, unbelievably, he was snatched from her as she...

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Sadness today

Trish’s good friend Sukoluhle’s new baby has died. This is the second child she has lost in a year. Again this was an issue of ambulances which did not arrive quick enough and the hospital preventing her from prenatal care when she needed it. Service delivery in this area is shocking! In the inner city of Joburg we...

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An incredibly inspiring clip

This clip from the Ghandi movie is incredibly inspiring. The moral authority of the British Empire shifted as a result of this non-violent action. [http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=related&v=1sCsArbBloU]

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Most importantly…

I am coming more and more to the conclusion that in this community, filled with it’s brokenness, in fact in all communities, the most needed response is love. Love is our most powerful weapon. Love is the only force behind true healing and restoration. Love looks prejudice, hatred, violence, indifference and injustice in the...

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