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

What You Need to Know About Disability in the Church

by Christelle Myburgh and Toni Mould “According to the World Health Survey around 785 million (15.6%) persons 15 years and older live with a disability, while the Global Burden of Disease estimates a figure of around 975 million (19.4%) persons. Of these, the World Health Survey estimates that 110 million people (2.2%) have very significant … 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

Is Women’s Ministry Worth the Pursuit?

by Christelle Myburgh Awaken Women’s Ministry champion I am truly grateful for another God-given year where we as women of God can grow together. We are continuously being conformed to His image; the irresistible charm of a kind and gentle nature! In our pursuit of Being One, sixty-two Shofar leader ladies (representing SA, Namibia and … Read more

Slow Down You Need to Fast

by Ross van Niekerk Pastor of Shofar Durbanville But fasting is not only prescribed for its health benefits; it is rightfully still thought of as a spiritual exercise or discipline.  Yet in our high-paced consumerist society, this ancient discipline is not frequently practiced. So why should Christians fast? What is the promise behind this self-denying … 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! can’t be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: CONVERGENCE 2016 | … Read more

Namibia Must Worship: Coming up in 2017

By Richard Wade The Spirit | Truth School of Worship presenters and ShofarBand will be making a turn in the nation of Namibia in 2017! We are so excited to be partnering with Retief Burger, Christian Family Centre, Agapé and Kanaal 7 in presenting Namibia Must Worship 2017 (watch the promo clip below for more … Read more

The family get-together 2016

by Fred May Christ, when speaking on the state of His Church in the last days, said the following – “At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.” (Matthew 25:1 NIV) He said that while we’d all be in a … Read more

The Awaken Journey

by Christelle Myburgh The Awaken Women’s Conferences in Stellenbosch, Johannesburg and Swakopmund became an annual highlight for numerous women in South Africa and Namibia over the past five years. Countless testimonies of healing, restoration, deliverance and empowerment resonated after each gathering. Consequently, it was a challenging test of obedience to God when He led us … 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

Increasing Heaven’s Flow

by André Kruger 20 years ago, I became a believer. Since then, not a day went by that I didn’t fully believe that God was all-powerful, able to do anything. However, around 4 years ago, my wife and I were confronted with the realisation that although we believed in the power of God, we never experienced … Read more

looking back… Convergence 2015

by Phillip Boshoff (Shofar Pretoria) Our annual Convergence Conference is a highlight on our calendar and this year was no exception as our church family gathered from across the globe at the ‘Walled City’ of Ratanga Junction for a time of worship, refreshing, fellowship and vision sharing. It was evident from the opening moments that, … Read more

adoption and fostering info session

by Annake Bester (Kibwe) “The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him we cry, ‘Abba, Father.’” Romans 8:15 (NIV) As Christians, being adopted into God’s family through His son Jesus Christ is a … Read more

our conferences

A YEAR OF BUILDING IN OUR COMMUNITIES by Richard Wade We start the new year with the encouragement that God continues to build His Church with relentless passion. He breaks and He binds up, He nurtures and restores. He rebuilds the walls of the city with living stones. “The Lord builds up Jerusalem. He gathers … 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

men’s camp 2015

by Mac Adaimi (Shofar Stellenbosch) Our annual men’s camps took place in the Western Cape in February, in the Free State in April and in Namibia in June. I had the privilege of attending the camp in the Western Cape together with 800 other men and my highlight was on Saturday evening, when Stephen Lungu shared his life story. I had never … Read more

a historical gathering in jerusalem

by Anton Myburgh (Shofar Network)   The Empowered21 Global Congress, which took place from 20 to 25 May, was the largest gathering of Spirit-filled believers in Jerusalem since the first outpouring of the Holy Spirit described in Acts 2 and a group of Shofar pastors and leaders joined 4,500 others from every continent, including more than 100 pastors from China, … Read more