Press Release by Consultation of Christian Churches

Statement on Cabinet Reshuffle by Consultation of Christian Churches It is with a sense of deep grief and righteous anger that we received the news today of our President's firing of the Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, amidst a host of cabinet reshuffles. These decisions are unprincipled and based on self-preservation, greed and corruption to [...]

Press Release re Pres Jacob Zuma and cabinetreshuffling || Mediaverklaring re Pres Zuma se kabinetskommeling

31 March 2017 PRESS RELEASE The Centre for Public Witness (CPW) condemns the latest actions of president Jacob Zuma in the strongest possible terms. The CPW asks for president Zuma’s immediate resignation. The CPW prays that leadership will emerge that will really  take care of the interest of all the citizens of South Africa. In [...]

Allan Boesak Legacy Centre for Leadership: Prestigious Induction awarded to Allan Boesak

Dr Allan Boesak will receive another International acknowledgement for his Prophetic work in South Africa and internationally. On 30 March 2017 he will be inducted in the Martin Luther King Jr Board of Preachers of Morehouse College, in Atlanta, Georgia in the USA. This induction is one of the most prestigious awards in the United [...]

Mediaverklaring: NG Kerk en TEASA rakende Minister van Finansies se terugroep na SA

MEDIA STATEMENT ABOUT THE DEVELOPING STORY ON THE CANCELLATION OF TRIP LED BY MINISTER OF FINANCE PRAVIN GORDHAN AND DEPUTY MINISTER MCEBISI JONAS The Evangelical Alliance of South Africa (TEASA) notes with great concern, the developing and unsettling story about the recall of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and Deputy Minister Mcebisi Jonas from an investor [...]

NG Wes-Kaapland moderamen: selfdegeslagverhoudings

Die moderamen van die Sinode van Wes-Kaapland is bewus van uiteenlopende standpunte van gemeentes en lidmate tov die debat oor selfdegeslagverhoudings. Die moderamen is ook sensitief vir die gevoelens van mense wat op watter wyse ook al deur besluite hieroor ontwrig word. In die voortgaande gesprek sal die uiteenlopende standpunte gerespekteer word en sal daar [...]

Tussenkerklike Raad (TKR) verklaring oor misdaad

Die Tussenkerklike Raad (TKR) is 'n ekumeniese forum waar die NG Kerk, die Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika en die Gereformeerde Kerke in SA verteenwoordig word. Die TKR het op 15 Februarie 2017 in Pretoria vergader en die volgende getuienis teenoor owerheid en onderdaan opgestel. Lees die volledige mediaverklaring oor misdaad as pdf-dokument - klik [...]

Bybel-Media: Cordis Trust Pryswenners

Dit is met groot dankbaarheid dat Bybel-Media, in samewerking met Cordis Trust, die pryswenners in drie verskillende kategorieë kan bekendmaak. (Cordis Trust maak dit vir Bybel-Media moontlik om pryswenners aan te wys in drie kategorieë – soos hieronder volledig uit een gesit is. Drie onafhanklike beoordelaars wys die wenners in die eerste twee kategorieë aan.) [...]

South African Council of Churches (SACC): Press Release – Post SONA

10 February 2017 The South African Council of Churches (SACC) has watched in shock and horror as the Parliament of South Africa deteriorated before the nations’ eyes.   "The capacity to engage soberly and in earnest on differing views, of taking responsibility for mistakes and creating the environment for amends, and or healthy self-criticism is [...]

Pastoral letter re readmittance of the Dutch Reformed Church to the WCC

Monday, June 27, 2016 Pastoral letter regarding the readmittance of the Dutch Reformed Church to the WCC With gladness to the most high God the URCSA took note of the decision of the WCC Central Committee on 26 June 2016 to approved a recommendation to readmit South Africa's Dutch Reformed Church into the full membership [...]

NG Kerk Algemene Sinode: Reaksie op PRAAG se Aprilgek-grap

REAKSIE OP PRAAG SE POGING TOT APRILGEK-GRAP 3 April 2016 Die kantoor van die Algemene Sinode het kennis geneem van die Praag webtuiste se 1 April gekskeerdery met die NG Kerk. Ons weet dat Suid-Afrikaners ’n uitsonderlike vermoë het om deur humor te reageer op moeilike sake, maar die verwarring wat die artikel geskep het, [...]