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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EQUIP with a difference…

So last week saw our whole family joining the church throngs representing many different congregations, which gathered at the 2012 Equip Conference held at Cornerstone Church in Bedfordview, from Wednesday 3rd to Friday 5th October. Except that this time we joined rich and poor by bringing our 2 special Zimbabwean friends and their...

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Looking Back

Well, the past three weeks since we returned from a wonderfully refreshing holiday down at the coast (thanks to 2 special friends!) have been very interesting firstly in terms of relationship building and secondly, in getting our volunteer flat ready to be used. In the first week, 10 -16 September, we successfully tried out the...

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Hannah loves looking at the crowds

Hannah, our 11 year old daughter often tells me how much she loves looking out from the balcony at the people walking by. She says it reminds her of the reason she is here… the people. It reminds me of Jesus in Matthew 9 vs 36 where it says “when he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them”. Often in life we...

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A great day with the NCCB office staff

Today a team from the New Covenant Church Bryanston (NCCB) office came out with some furniture for our volunteer flat and also joined us for the memorial service for a little 6 year old child who died when he fell from the 10th floor. It was a memorable day full of fun, joy, laughter and also some very touching moments. Here are...

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