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Making Sense of Euthanasia as a Believer: Dignity in the Upside Down Kingdom of God

17 January 2017

by Lieschen Venter Student of Theology • Lecturer of Operations Research As the sermon draws to its conclusion, the pastor’s final exhortation rings out: “But rejoice insofar as you share...

Reflecting on 2016

13 December 2016

by Fred May Dear friend, We look back on a year in which we've seen history being made in a truly remarkable yet unexpected way. The elections in America reminded...

Patronage and the State Capture Report: A critique from the Gospel of Luke

13 December 2016

By Theuns Jacobs Our humanity is corrupted when we abuse power; our humanity is diminished when we are rendered powerless. [1]  Daniel Migliore The phenomenon of patronage has become a hot...

Convergence 2016: Highlights

13 December 2016

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...

Shofar Institute: Short Courses 2017

13 December 2016

By Sucelle Olivier & Tamsyn Teppler We are very excited for this year’s four upcoming Short Courses. Each course will comprise of four days’ worth of teaching by reputable speakers....

MTP Residential: Testimonies from our 2016 students

13 December 2016

We recently sat down with this year’s residential Ministry Training Programme students. Here is what they have to say about their year as MTP Residential students.    ...

Malawi: Looking back at 2016

13 December 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...

The Joy of Synergy: Working at Shofar Headquarters

13 December 2016

By James Pringle  After three office moves in one year, James Pringle took a moment to think back over 2016 and the joys and challenges of working at Shofar Headquarters…...

Bible School: Looking ahead to 2017

13 December 2016

By Shofar Institute Bible School Team Thank you! We want to thank you for making 2016 a year of great growth for Shofar Bible School. We had 24 campuses running...