Category Archives: Opinions

Why Fr. Russell is right! An opinion on Russell Pollitt’s homiletic standpoint.

In business, a project manager’s lot is not an easy one. Their discipline requires of them that they tell their sponsors what they need to hear and not what they want to hear! Well Fr. Russell has done just that … Continue reading

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Satirical Insensitivity

Zapiro is normally an insightful satirist, highlighting the ills in South African society with humorous skill. On April 9th, in the Mail & Guardian Newspaper, a cartoon was published which was meant to satirize the ousting of Zwelinzima Vavi from … Continue reading

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In the beginning……..

The Beginning… ‘In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth….’ So starts the Judeo/Christian narrative describing the creation of existence. The complex processes which govern the physics of universal existence have been around since the foundation of the … Continue reading

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A House of Cards

A society without an ontological moral watchdog effectively polices itself – it justifies its own actions to the point where it expresses moral outrage and indignation when questioned on its actions, as is currently playing out on the Nkandla stage: … Continue reading

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The Bible – Sole Arbiter Of The Christian Faith

That Holy Scripture is central to the tenets of the Christian faith is not disputed; that it is the sole arbiter of the Christian faith is. Sola Scriptura is a cornerstone of Protestant theology, but it is, in my opinion, … Continue reading

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Give Me a Chance!

I want to put forward a different perspective on prayer, a contemplative characteristic that I believe enriches us immensely. Author, Marianne Williamson said of spirituality, ‘I deepen my experience of God through prayer, meditation and forgiveness’ I believe that sometimes … Continue reading

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There is a Greenhill …

Contemplation I stood in awe at the foot of that tree – Looking down He whispered softly to me. All is not lost my child; I have set you free – For the ransom is paid, loves power you see. … Continue reading

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