African spirituality has been and remains the most difficult concept to define because the languages and those who seek to define it have never viewed Africa in a positive light. As such, to try and subject African Spirituality to the Eurocentric definitions of spirituality would be a travesty of justice. The practitioners and custodians of African spirituality are already classified under voodoo and witchcraft therefore we will need a stronger detergent to cleanse these demonized views of African Spirituality.
As the saga surrounding Pastor Alph Lukau’s resurrecting of a dead man unfolds in South Africa many of my friends on Facebook have boldly asked “Where are the real churches? The churches of our parents and why do our people no longer attend them?” Thinking about what is currently taking place in the world; the … Continue reading “Africa’s Opium is the Religion of Others”: Western Christian Churches As Breeders of False Prophets In South Africa by Lerato Kobe
"Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves; ensure justice for those being crushed. Yes, speak up for the poor and helpless, and see that they get justice." - Proverb 31:8-9 NLT Every creature created by God has inherent value and dignity. Man has natural rights which were given to him by God at creation, without him having … Continue reading Social Gospel in the Christian Church by Pastor Mente
"If you take away worship from Christianity, it will not last long" -J.F. White Worship is at the centre of Christianity. Worship is what keeps creatures connected to their creator. Worship is defined as total surrender, total commitment, total dependence, & total confidence in God. Our worship is theocentric in nature, meaning that God is … Continue reading Worship Is An Experience by Pastor Luvuyo Veli
We cannot think of worship without having debunked the myths of what religion is. The danger is to assume that the white man’s culture must be revered as a new form of African religion. Yet, this Eurocentric religion does not hold the word of God as supreme to all biases and traditions. Rather it submits … Continue reading Unmasking Worship by Bishop Maponga Joshua III
The topic of worship is one that very much excites me, not just because I have been privileged to have been in music teams/choirs for over 20 years. Yep music and I have a very long and beautiful relationship, especially in the church. I make the point to be very clear to people that music … Continue reading On Worship by Pastor Katleho Mogase
"Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth." | Proverbs 4:5