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Archive for April 2015

Resurrection Reflections: Week 3

Scripture reading – John 10:10-18 If life is primarily about choices and living with the consequences of those choices, then the Christian life is primarily about the transformation of our lives made possible by the fact that we can be forgiven for the destructive and unhealthy choices we have made, enjoy the comfort of God’s […]

Resurrection Reflections: Week 2

  Scripture reading – Luke 24:36-48 This week’s Gospel reading focuses on a conversation among the disciples after they have been joined by two believers who had been travelling on the road to Emmaus and been amazed and delighted to discover that Jesus had journeyed with them. Yet even as they are recounting this miracle, […]

Urgent Notice: #MethodistMarchAgainstXenophobia

The Alexandra/Johannesburg Circuit 902 is organising a March from Bethesda Methodist Mission, in Berea to Yoeville Checkers. We will gather at 10am for prayer in preparation for the march. We will be back at Bethesda by 13h00 as permitted by the Authorities. People must be on time with placards calling for peace. No inciting messages. […]

Resurrection Reflections: week 1

John 20:19-31 South Africans are some of the most fearful people in the world. The level of crime and the brutality of rape, murder, and even robbery in this country means that we are well acquainted with looking over our shoulder, with self-preservation, and with high walls and locked doors to protect us. Yet fear […]

Seven Words of Saving Love

On Good Friday we explored the idea that saving love is costly. People humiliate us and try to rob us of our dignity; they make it their mission to undermine and destroy us. Yet love forgives.  Jesus prays that his enemies might be forgiven “for they know not what they do.” The truth is that, […]

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