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Many Meetings, Sweet Discussions

February 21st, 2008 · 14 Comments

I met a whole bunch of people yesterday. In the evening, I had drinks with Bertus! (from Saligerus) and two of his friends — someone from Kletskerk, and another blogger blogging from within the Dutch Reformed church. (I’m intentionally keeping the details vague. If I’m talking about you, and you would like yourself named, by […]

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On Afterlife Obsession

February 10th, 2008 · 80 Comments

South Africa is a very Christian country. You see it everywhere. Like every “good South African”, I also grew up Christian. Whatever that means. The typical impression of Christianity that most outsiders seem to have, is that Christianity is obsessed with the afterlife and the supernatural, and rejects science. I suspect this is especially the […]

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Carpe Manana! Carpe Missio Dei!

February 6th, 2008 · No Comments

I listened to Ron Martoia preach on Sunday, then I attended a seminar at the Theology faculty of Stellenbosch University. There were many people during the two talks, but towards the end, there were only a dozen of us left, discussing stuff while sitting in a circle. 😉 No table though. As such, there is […]

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Protected: There is a theory

November 29th, 2007 · Enter your password to view comments.

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Protected: The Matrix Revolutions, Revisited

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You Have Been Tricked

November 12th, 2007 · 16 Comments

If you are someone that always said you would never be caught dead attending a church, or maybe you will only be caught in a church when you are dead, I’m afraid I’ve got bad news for you.

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A New Religion?

October 29th, 2007 · 7 Comments

It may seem I am starting a new religion – I am not It may seem we are starting a new religion – We are not This religion is not new – This religion is old This religion is a couple of million years old – If not older This religion is called – “We […]

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A New Organisation! Yay!

October 28th, 2007 · 6 Comments

It is currently 02:46. Yes, early morning hours. Ideas do not keep a schedule. On Friday night, I attended a brilliant set of talks given by the NG Church. This is the church that used to be married to the state during Apartheid era South Africa. My respect for this church is growing tremendously. At […]

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We Remember, Heaven

October 10th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Today is the thirteenth anniversary of my father’s death. He died in a light aeroplane accident in the French Alps. A few years ago there was a question milling through some people’s minds: is he now in heaven?

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Get the Good News Right (2 of 3)

October 8th, 2007 · 20 Comments

This is the second post in a series of three, aimed at making evangelicals in the field more successful in their ministry to atheists. The first post was How to Convert an Atheist. Go and read that one first if you have not already done so. What exactly is the “Good News”? Evangelising Christianity is […]

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