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In the grey area

It’s fairly easy to distinguish between right and wrong. We know it’s wrong to steal. We know it’s wrong to take someone’s life. We know God hates sin. It’s fairly easy to distinguish between actions that are in the light and those that are not. The problem arises when people start talking about grey areas. […]

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Jesus builds a bridge

The crux of our faith is so simple: … 5that there’s one God and only one, and one Priest-Mediator between God and us—Jesus, 6who offered himself in exchange for everyone held captive by sin, to set them all free. That is the best news that we, as sinners, could ever hear. We simply cannot get […]

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Jesus never gives up

Santa’s story: This reminds me of a dark year in my life – my 19-year old daughter was studying. She and her friends always liked to party, but at one stage my husband started suspecting that they were involved in questionable things. One Monday evening we got the news that her boyfriend had died in […]

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God’s love is not lip service

Sometimes life is hard. It’s just one curveball after the other and it feels as if life is falling apart piece by piece. Have you been there? I suspect so. You may be there right now. I’ve been there. When I was planning my fourth book launch a while ago, a couple of curveballs came […]

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Go-to-heaven card

When I was a child, Monopoly was one of my most favourite board games. We could play for hours to acquire the most property. The main objective was to own a couple of hotels on Eloff Street. With hard work, good planning and a bit of luck here and there you could eventually become a […]

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A Matie in an accident

One day as I was driving home I came upon a dilapidated car stuck in the middle of the road. It couldn’t move and I could see the student had no idea what to do. And then I saw an enormous refuse truck coming down the road too, quite fast. I could see that the […]

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“I have nowhere to go”

We’re spending some time on the crux of the Gospel. All of us have a responsibility to spread this message of salvation. All of us do it in different ways. I just have to share this comic story about Johan with you: My wife and I have been involved with a homeless man who drinks […]

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A paintball for Jesus

Danie repeats what his Sunday School teacher said to him years ago: “Some will miss out on heaven, because it was too easy to get there.” Unfortunately, that is true. Some people think sin being written off is too easy to be true. Sometimes we have to bring what Jesus did for us closer to […]

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Watch out, it’s war

It is war. We must know that. We must know that the powers of the dark are trying to steal us away every moment of the day, us who are people of the day, people who follow the true Light. It’s a fight. Why do you think you struggle so much just to stay on […]

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Are you ready for Jesus’ coming?

We’ve become used to high walls and electric fences and security guards day and night in our country. People simply walk into your house and take what they want. My friend’s daughter was home alone. She is very aware of security and keeps the alarm switched on at night. When she woke up the next […]

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