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I Beg To Differ - Ministry Amid the Tear Gas (Paperback): Peter Storey I Beg To Differ - Ministry Amid the Tear Gas (Paperback)
Peter Storey
R320 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R45 (14%) In stock

'Let me say to Mr Botha: apartheid is doomed! It has been condemned in the Councils of God, rejected by every nation on the planet and is no longer believed in by the people who gave it birth. Apartheid is the god that has failed.' So preached Bishop Peter Storey in 1986. Challenging apartheid wherever he could, he led the SA Methodist Church into what many whites saw as uncomfortable 'political' territory.

Join him in his inspiring journey from sailor-turned-minister to the South African Council of Churches leadership in its darkest hour, from tending to Robert Sobukwe and Nelson Mandela on Robben Island, through the forced removals of District Six and the storm surrounding Stompie Seipei's murder. I Beg to Differ spans a parish minister’s sorrows and joys, founding Life Line SA, the bombing of Khotso House and a close shave with death with Desmond Tutu. Storey shares the convictions that inspired him to minister amid the teargas, violence and intimidation of the apartheid regime.

Wat Moet Ons Met Ons Kerk Doen? (Afrikaans, Paperback): Jurie van den Heever Wat Moet Ons Met Ons Kerk Doen? (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Jurie van den Heever 1
R50 R42 Discovery Miles 420 Save R8 (16%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Wat Moet Ons Met Ons Kerk Doen? is 'n poging om te probeer verstaan waar ons as Afrikaners teologies vandaan kom, watter kragte en magte ons en ons Kerk gevorm het en hoe ons Kerk tans daar uitsien.

Die N.G.Kerk was 'n belangrike en rigtinggewende rolspele in die opheffing van die Afrikaner na die Britse vergrype tydens en na die Tweede Vryheidsoorlog. Tans word die N.G.Kerk ervaar as 'n instansie wat ongevoelig teenoor die geestelike behoeftes van haar lidmate staan.

Hierdie is 'n moet-lees boek vir:

  • Lidmate wat ons Kerk graag wil help om 'n gesonde, geestelike tuiste vir Suid-Afrikaners van die 21ste eeu te bied.
  • Die klakkelose napraters van die dogma wat dink ons Kerk is steeds op die regte pad.
  • Die plastiekpredikante van die radio en televisie wat met eentonige reŽlmaat soetsappige, sogenaamd godsdienstige, pleisters plak.
  • Diegene wat reeds ons Kerk tot die ashoop van die geloof verdoem het.
Faith & Courage - Praying with Mandela (Paperback): Thabo Makgoba Faith & Courage - Praying with Mandela (Paperback)
Thabo Makgoba
R295 R254 Discovery Miles 2 540 Save R41 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

“We thank you for the inspiration and strength

That you have given to Madiba,

Enabling him, over so many years, to draw out the best in others,

rousing us always, by word and example,

to seek the highest good for every child of this nation.”

So prayed Archbishop Thabo Makgoba with Nelson Mandela in his home in 2009 at the request of Graca Machel. This marked the start of an unusual relationship between southern Africa’s Anglican leader and Mandela in his quietening years. Join Makgoba in his journey towards faith, from his boyhood in Alex as the son of a ZCC pastor to Bishopscourt and praying with Mandela. He shares his feelings about his pastoral approach to the world icon, and how they influenced his thinking on ministering to church and nation in the current era. What did praying with those nearest and dearest to Mandela mean? What was his spirituality? In trying to answer these questions, Makgoba opens a window on South Africa’s spiritual make-up and life.

God, Where Are You?! - Finding Strength & Purpose In Your Wilderness (Paperback): John Bevere God, Where Are You?! - Finding Strength & Purpose In Your Wilderness (Paperback)
John Bevere
R249 R199 Discovery Miles 1 990 Save R50 (20%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

Do you feel lost in a difficult season, wondering, “GOD, WHERE ARE YOU?!”

Perhaps you heard God speak, but now He seems silent. Maybe you moved forward in faith, but now His presence is nowhere to be found. Welcome to the wilderness―the place between receiving a promise from God and seeing it come to pass.

But here’s the good news―this is no purposeless wasteland. God uses the wilderness to prepare and equip you for your destiny―that is, if you navigate it correctly. Contrary to what many may think, getting through this season isn’t just a matter of waiting on God. You have a part to play in navigating through it. A big one. And if you don’t want to waste time wandering in circles, it’s important to learn what that is.

In this eye-opening book, best-selling author John Bevere equips you with key biblical insights and profound stories that will help you navigate your dry or difficult seasons and step into all that God has for you.

Own The Moment (Hardcover): Carl Lentz Own The Moment (Hardcover)
Carl Lentz 1
R260 R208 Discovery Miles 2 080 Save R52 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

When you think of a Christian pastor, you probably don’t envision a tattooed thirty-something who wears a motorcycle jacket, listens to hip-hop music, references The Walking Dead and Black Lives Matter in his sermons, and every Sunday draws a standing-room only crowd to a venue normally used for rock concerts—in godless New York City, no less.

But then you clearly have never met Carl Lentz.

As lead pastor of the first United States branch of global megachurch Hillsong, the former college basketball player is on a mission to make Christianity accessible in the 21st century. In Own The Moment, he shares the unlikely and inspiring story of how he went from being an average teenager who couldn’t care less about church to leading one of the country’s fastest-growing congregations—how one day he is trying to convince a Virginia Beach 7-Eleven clerk to attend his service, and just a few years later he is baptizing a global music icon in an NBA player’s Manhattan bathtub.

Amid such candid personal tales, Lentz also offers illuminating readings of Bible passages and practical tips on how to live as a person of faith in an increasingly materialistic world. How do you maintain your values—and pass them onto your children—in a society that worships money and sex and fame? How do you embrace your flaws in this Instagram era that exalts the appearance of perfection? How do you forget about “living the dream” and learn to embrace the beauty of your reality?

These are just a few of the many important questions Lentz answers in Own The Moment—a powerful book that redefines not just Christianity but spirituality as a whole.

Monsters, Mice And Mercy - A Life Redeemed From Abuse (Paperback): Jenny-May Hudson Monsters, Mice And Mercy - A Life Redeemed From Abuse (Paperback)
Jenny-May Hudson
R180 R129 Discovery Miles 1 290 Save R51 (28%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Jenny-May Hudson grew up in Pretoria, South Africa, the third child of an Afrikaner father and a British mother. Her childhood was horribly marred by her domineering father, who beat her mother, showered blows and insults on his children, and micro-managed the household with weapons, mind-games, and violence. Ironically, his tactics would come back to haunt him. The years of pain would leave Jenny-May with grim memories. Yet through the power of Christ a transformation was in store.

Today Jenny-May is whole and happy. She and her husband Elmore, and their three children, have relocated to Perth, Australia. Jenny-May has developed a considerable speaking ministry, and her journey - from abuse to self-acceptance and joy - has become a source of inspiration to thousands.

This book demonstrates that nothing can hold you captive without your consent.

What To Do When You Don't Know What To Do (Paperback): David Jeremiah What To Do When You Don't Know What To Do (Paperback)
David Jeremiah 2
R318 R279 Discovery Miles 2 790 Save R39 (12%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Sometimes the big and small decisions in life seem overwhelming. How do you know what choices to make about your career, kids, and relationships? Even when you make good decisions, how do you avoid temptation along the way?

In this in-depth look at the book of James, Dr. David Jeremiah offers stories and biblical insights about what to do:

  • When you’re feeling pressured
  • When wrong seems right
  • When you don’t know what decision to make
  • When faith doesn’t seem to work
  • When you’re not feeling confident
  • When your goals are not God’s
  • When you’re in a hurry and God is not
  • When you have financial struggles
  • When you face difficult times

In What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do, renowned Bible teacher Dr. David Jeremiah walks you through the book of James to glean God’s wisdom on issues such as finances, faith, and decision making. What does it look like to consider God in all of your plans, depend on God rather than wealth, and put prayer above your personal efforts? Learn how to receive God’s supernatural strength to meet the challenges you face. As James learned, the road of spiritual wisdom always leads to joy.

Connections: A Lectionary Commentary for Preaching and Worship - Year A, Volume 3, Season After Pentecost (Hardcover): Joel B.... Connections: A Lectionary Commentary for Preaching and Worship - Year A, Volume 3, Season After Pentecost (Hardcover)
Joel B. Green, Thomas G. Long, Luke A. Powery, Cynthia L Rigby, Carolyn J. Sharp
R1,092 R852 Discovery Miles 8 520 Save R240 (22%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Healing the Christian Church - A Uniquely Fresh Approach (Paperback): Al Pomeroy Healing the Christian Church - A Uniquely Fresh Approach (Paperback)
Al Pomeroy
R363 R298 Discovery Miles 2 980 Save R65 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Courageously Pro-Life - Equipping Believers to Transform Our World Teacher Guide (Paperback): Sarah M Bowen Courageously Pro-Life - Equipping Believers to Transform Our World Teacher Guide (Paperback)
Sarah M Bowen
R565 R453 Discovery Miles 4 530 Save R112 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Truth Behind Trump Derangement Syndrome - There is more than meets the eye (Paperback): John Fraser The Truth Behind Trump Derangement Syndrome - There is more than meets the eye (Paperback)
John Fraser
R275 R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Save R53 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Cultivating a People for God (Hardcover): Enoch Kwan Cultivating a People for God (Hardcover)
Enoch Kwan
R692 R544 Discovery Miles 5 440 Save R148 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Cultivating a People for God (Paperback): Enoch Kwan Cultivating a People for God (Paperback)
Enoch Kwan
R358 R293 Discovery Miles 2 930 Save R65 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Broken Crayons Still Color - From Our Mess to God's Masterpiece (Paperback): Shelley Hitz Broken Crayons Still Color - From Our Mess to God's Masterpiece (Paperback)
Shelley Hitz; Edited by Deb Hall
R364 R293 Discovery Miles 2 930 Save R71 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Heavenly Man (Paperback): Brother Yun Heavenly Man (Paperback)
Brother Yun; As told to Paul Hattaway
R441 R364 Discovery Miles 3 640 Save R77 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Christ and Calamity - Grace and Gratitude When the Days Are Evil (Paperback): Harold Senkbeil Christ and Calamity - Grace and Gratitude When the Days Are Evil (Paperback)
Harold Senkbeil
R237 R193 Discovery Miles 1 930 Save R44 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
God's Politics - Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It (Paperback, Annotated edition): Jim Wallis God's Politics - Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It (Paperback, Annotated edition)
Jim Wallis
R357 R292 Discovery Miles 2 920 Save R65 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

New York Times bestseller God's Politics struck a chord with Americans disenchanted with how the Right had co-opted all talk about integrating religious values into our politics, and with the Left, who were mute on the subject. Jim Wallis argues that America's separation of church and state does not require banishing moral and religious values from the public square. God's Politics offers a vision for how to convert spiritual values into real social change and has started a grassroots movement to hold our political leaders accountable by incorporating our deepest convictions about war, poverty, racism, abortion, capital punishment, and other moral issues into our nation's public life. Who can change the political wind? Only we can.

Spiritual Leadership in a Secular Age - Building Bridges Instead of Barriers (Paperback): Edward H Hammett Spiritual Leadership in a Secular Age - Building Bridges Instead of Barriers (Paperback)
Edward H Hammett
R549 R437 Discovery Miles 4 370 Save R112 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Spiritual Leadership in a Secular Age explores the questions: How can we be faithful people of God in a postChristian, postdenominational, postmodern world? and How can we do ministry in, through, and as the church in an increasingly secular world? Author Edward Hammett draws on concepts from the ministries of Jesus and Paul as they ministered among persons unlike themselves during the birthing of the New Testament church. He offers a coaching approach and practical ideas to help leaders and congregations as they struggle to discern how to build bridges instead of barriers with the unchurched.

Die Opkoms En Ondergang Van Die NG Kerk (Afrikaans, Paperback): Jean Oosthuizen Die Opkoms En Ondergang Van Die NG Kerk (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Jean Oosthuizen
R260 R208 Discovery Miles 2 080 Save R52 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

In hierdie boek kyk Jean Oosthuizen krities na die NG Kerk se geskiedenis sedert Jan van Riebeeck se aankoms in die Kaap, tot waar die kerk vandag is. In sy bestaan van meer as 350 jaar het die NG Kerk en die Nasionale Party so verstrengel geraak dat die kerk as “die Nasionale Party in gebed” bekend gestaan het. Die teoloog Ferdinand Deist se voorspelling in die laat tagtigerjare dat die kerk sal ondergaan wanneer apartheid tot ’n einde kom, blyk vandag in die kol te wees.

As instelling wat apartheid uit die Bybel geregverdig en verdedig het, het die kerk se vernietigende invloed nie alleen gemeenskappe in Suid-Afrika van mekaar vervreem nie – ook lidmate wat kritiese vrae gestel het, is na die periferie geskuif. Talle individue se menswaardigheid is geskend en verskeie loopbane is onder die dekmantel van Christenskap vernietig, soos die skrywer self kan getuig.

Oosthuizen se blik strek egter wyer as sy ervaring toe hy in 2013 as nuusredakteur van Kerkbode geskors is nŠ die opspraakwekkende Woordfees-debakel. Sy reis vanuit die kerk se binnekring sluit die verhale in van gelowiges sowel as ongelowiges wie se paaie met die NG Kerk gekruis het. Die opkoms en ondergang van die NG Kerk bied ’n kontemporÍre blik op die tragiese geskiedenis van ’n instelling wat deur die aandadigheid aan verontregting stelselmatig irrelevant geraak het.

A Copious Fountain - A History of Union Presbyterian Seminary, 1812-2012 (Hardcover): William B Sweetser Jr A Copious Fountain - A History of Union Presbyterian Seminary, 1812-2012 (Hardcover)
William B Sweetser Jr
R1,293 R991 Discovery Miles 9 910 Save R302 (23%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
For All who Hunger - Searching for Communion in a Shattered World (Hardcover): M D Scott Emily For All who Hunger - Searching for Communion in a Shattered World (Hardcover)
M D Scott Emily
R581 R463 Discovery Miles 4 630 Save R118 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Catholic New Hampshire (Paperback): Barbara D Miles Catholic New Hampshire (Paperback)
Barbara D Miles; Introduction by Monsignor Anthony R Frontiero
R500 R400 Discovery Miles 4 000 Save R100 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Stones You Can't Put Down (Paperback): Joe Stewart The Stones You Can't Put Down (Paperback)
Joe Stewart
R359 Discovery Miles 3 590 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
When the World Stops (Paperback): Michael L Brown When the World Stops (Paperback)
Michael L Brown
R381 R311 Discovery Miles 3 110 Save R70 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Credo (Hardcover): William Sloane Coffin Credo (Hardcover)
William Sloane Coffin
R473 R385 Discovery Miles 3 850 Save R88 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

William Sloane Coffin has fought for social justice and argued that faith must be at the heart of political and intellectual life. This is a collection of his most memorable words, spoken over a 40-year ministry. They are not sermons - the longest quotation is probably 300-400 words - but rather sentences and paragraphs that reflect the heart of his message. It is arecord of his remarkable public words on issues ranging from charity and justice, politics, economic issues, the environment and nuclear disarmament, to the meaning of faith, the church and a minister's responsibility.

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