Christians are leaving the faith in droves ……. thought provoking research.

An extensive study done by the Pew Research Center has yielded some fascinating information regarding the trajectory of world religions over the next four decades.

As of 2010, Christianity was the dominant world religion with roughly 2.2 billion adherents and Muslims were second with about 1.6 billion adherents. If current demographic trends continue however, Islam is expected […]

May 7th, 2015|Being Church, Bibles, Church Planting, My view, Other, People|

EASTER JOY!

 

My prayer for you on this glorious day is simple:

Lord, during this Easter time (and daily after this)   help us to recognize where your crucifixion continues around us and to respond faithfully however we are able.

April 3rd, 2015|General, Other|

Principles of Community Development

A lot has been said and even more written on Community Development …. in Third World countries.   Over the last 20 years I have learnt a lot from where I live in the bush.  Connecting this with a friend who experienced the same, Sean Callaghan for more than 25 years.1.  START LOCALSo many initiatives […]

January 29th, 2014|Being Church, My view, Other, Social Justice|

The OTHER side of Mozambique (part 1)

Today it feels that my journey in Mozambique has been long.  I will never regret the journey though.  It has been dark, a perilous course.  at other times, joyous, dappled with sunlight.  It has been hard more often than easy.  The road was fraught with dangers for me from the beginning, the jungle thick, the […]

April 16th, 2013|General, Highlights, My view, Other, Social, Travels|

God’s call waiting!

Written by John OrgbergI have been a pastor for a long time now. When I was ordained in the Baptist church, one of the questions I knew was coming was, “Tell us about your ‘call.'” In our tradition, if you became a pastor, you had to have a “call”: a mystical, vivid, (but non-charismatic) experience […]

March 5th, 2008|Other|

Pray for Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe has Mozambique as its closest neighbour. The forthcoming elections are explosively loaded as Robert Mugabe seeks a 6th term in office. Robert Mugabe has not just defeated his enemy by destroying all opposition parties but he has destroyed the country as a whole. With an inflation rate of 10 000 % and increasing […]

February 28th, 2008|Other|