Reflections from the Hillbrow clinic

Today, feeling a little flu-ish I went off to the Hillbrow clinic to get some treatment. 5 hours later I walked out having gone through all of the processes. You start out in a queue to open a file. This takes about 2 hours. Then you join another 1 and a half hour queue to get you BP and blood sugar (and get an HIV and TB test if...

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Towards shalom in my neighbourhood…

Again I saw all the oppressions that are done under the sun. And behold, the tears of the oppressed, and they had no one to comfort them! On the side of their oppressors there was power, and there was no one to comfort them. (Ecc 4:1, ESV) The above quote has been key for my us in our journey as we have recognized that it is both...

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Hope in Hillbrow: ‘If Jesus lived anywhere, it would be here’

A great article in the Daily Maverick about us… http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2013-07-16-hope-in-hillbrow-if-jesus-lived-anywhere-it-would-be-here/#.UeavuI0weSr

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Hillbrow Sleep Out in Solidarity with the Homeless

Keep this date: 16 June 2013 Stand in Solidarity with the homeless in Hillbrow. It is going to be loads of fun – as we eat, laugh, share stories and get some sleep (not so much) together – Details to follow shortly! PS. 17 June is a public holiday – so come and make a night of it.<br />We are going to need...

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Opportunities at our learning centre

In May 2012, my wife and I moved together with our 5 children to Hillbrow, Johannesburg, South Africa. We began to see what we could do to bring healing to our community. We have rented a second flat in the block where we stay and use it in the mornings to home-school our children. In the afternoons, we are trying to make it...

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