Protecting The Best Interest of Our Children

by Cause For Justice On 12 May, the Sunday Times published an article on Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) that led to public outrage concerning claims such as “children as young as nine years old will learn about masturbation when new life orientation textbooks are rolled out next year.” In response, the Department of Basic Education … Read more

Empowered21 gathering Believers in Jerusalem

by Shofar Global We are excited to announce that one of our affiliates, Empowered21, is inviting you to Jerusalem2020, a global gathering of Spirit-empowered Believers, during the week of Pentecost 2020 (31 May – 3 June 2020). Come experience the Holy Land and celebrate what the Holy Spirit is doing around the world. Experience a … Read more

Convergence Speakers 2019

by Shofar Global   Rick Rusaw Rick Rusaw is an author and regular international speaker at both church and business conferences, including previous Convergence conferences. For Rick the two great commands of Jesus – to love God with all of our beings and love our neighbours as ourselves – are at the very heart of … Read more

Transforming Communities

We as the church of Jesus Christ want to see the Kingdom of God come here on earth, just as it is in heaven. The Gospel transforms lives. It is through the proclamation of the Gospel that people can receive salvation from God and become part of His Kingdom. It is our mandate as the … Read more

Heroes of the Bible/Helde van die Bybel

Noah’s ark. Abraham’s faith. Joseph’s dreams. Joshua, Deborah and Gideon’s courage. These larger-than-life figures’ stories come alive in Alida Bornman’s children’s book Heroes of the Bible, which is now going for its second print after its release last year. Vividly illustrated by Lenka Cronjé, the book chronicles the stories of true heroes who trusted in … Read more

ShofarBand’s latest album, ‘Behold’, turns our gaze to God

After the release of their previous album, We Won’t Be Afraid, Shofarband felt God clearly tell them to start a School of Worship, asking them, “What does worship that’s in Spirit and truth actually look like?” For two years they took a break from writing songs to wait on God, realign their hearts with His … Read more

The Power of Forgiveness – Sessions from Convergence 2017

  https://youtu.be/gav4Ky1pOGMVideo can’t be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: The Power of Forgiveness – Watch Now [Full session links below] (https://youtu.be/gav4Ky1pOGM)   How do we as Christians forgive when there’s so much injustice in our country? https://youtu.be/CE0PD7GMTtYVideo can’t be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Convergence 2017 | Power of Forgiveness | Chris Lodewyk, Corné Bekker, … Read more

Where is the love?

This year our journey starts with one crucial question. It’s a question that resonates in the hearts of so many of us. It’s a question that resonates in the hearts of so many of us. Throughout the ages, as we’re constantly confronted with false images of love that have been watered down, rendered powerless and corrupted, … Read more

Convergence 2016: Highlights

Shofar Christian Church celebrated BEING ONE – with and in Christ – at our annual Convergence 2016 Conference held at Ratanga Junction, Century City in Cape Town from 30 September to 2 October 2016. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLaI7Dlmjks&list=PLTEehZo91IQ4Sfv5DuUGYdMiE9wUzJibOVideo can’t be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: CONVERGENCE 2016 | … Read more

Malawi: Looking back at 2016

In mid-October, a group from Shofar HQ (Franschhoek), Shofar Stellenbosch and Shofar UK embarked on an outreach to Malawi to continue the work which has been done at the Shofar Malawi Headquarters. While one group of the team set hand to the plough in building a secure wall around the Mangochi church, another group of … Read more

Convergence 2016 – Being One

The body of Christ, His Church, is like a journey on a train; where its doors open to take the hurting, broken and lost aboard. Our stories may not all be the same, but as we embrace our oneness, they converge – to become a beautiful narrative of shared experience and togetherness. Christ Himself is … Read more

coast 2 coast missions road trip dec 2015

It’s time to bring out your summer gear because Amplified is hosting another exciting coast 2 coast missions road trip up the South African coastline from 26 December to 1st of January! This year our Coast-2-Coast team will be heading up the coast from Hermanus to Port Elizabeth, doing outreaches in five different towns including … Read more

convergence our fifth annual global conference

Exciting speakers headline our fifth annual Convergence Conference, from 2-4 October 2015, at Ratanga Junction, Century City in Cape Town, South Africa. Local singer Louis Brittz will be one of the featured worship artists, together with our own Shofarband. Speakers include Rick Rusaw from Lifebridge Christian Church, Colorado, Stephen Lungu from Zimbabwe, Dr Corné Bekker … Read more

first years’ camp

by Mariette Loubser (Amplified) At the beginning of each academic year university towns are brimming with first year students, ready to make the most of their time on campus. It’s a time of adjustment – figuring out boundaries and enjoying new-found freedom. Which also makes it a potentially vulnerable time. That’s why our congregations who are based in campus towns, including … Read more

launching our school of worship

We’re very excited to launch our School of Worship – an opportunity for worship teams to become thoroughly equipped for ministry! The first cycle kicks off with a weekend retreat in Franschhoek, South Africa, where we connect with God and one another, followed by classes on Monday nights where we share in-depth on leading worship, building worship … Read more

the fight to keep porn off tv

The legal battle to keep pornography off South African television has been a lengthy, and, at times, confusing one. As a church we were directly involved and have also been actively supporting Cause for Justice, a non-profit human rights organisation, who’ve continued the fight in the South African courts. A summary of the events surrounding … Read more