Finding new ways to express love…

Tonight we did something a little different for some of our homeless friends. We started off with a wash of the feet in a savlon anti-bacterial solution with soap, followed by a rinse and then another wash with soap, another rinse, followed by anti- bacterial spray, and then a nail clipping, ending with massaging a lovely smelling...

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Solidarity Sleep Out

Here are some of the stories shared by friends who came to join us to sleep in solidarity with the homeless. [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVjcGDv_Bq8]

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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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Peanut butter and Jam (by Carey Dowse)

If you’d asked me 24hrs ago what kind of people I thought lived in Hillbrow I would’ve said: foreigners, drug lords, crooks, thieves, uneducated, hopeless & desperate souls. I don’t doubt that there are aspects of truth to the above but after what I saw and experienced last night, I am utterly embarrassed by...

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The most powerful sermon ever

Before we went out onto the streets last night, we read together the sermon on the mount (Mat 5,6 and 7). These simple counter culture words from the greatest sermon even preached stirred every one of us. As we went around the room talking about the passage I was struck again by the power of the words. We discussed what it is to...

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