Beyond Babel Prioritising Community

by Dr. Theuns Jacobs Pastor of Shofar Cape Town City This blog was originally posted on Theuns holds a doctorate in New Testament studies, and does research on the Gospels and contemporary social issues. He is a pastor at our Cape Town City congregation. Our basic attitude towards community either pollutes or heals the … Read more

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

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 topic. Locally, the State Capture Report unleashed stormy weather in the South African political arena.[2] In it, allegations of what many suspect are put forward … Read more

ask the pastor | how can I reach the nations?

In our Ask the Pastor series we ask questions about being Christians, church members and family. Heinrich Titus from Shofar Somerset West and Theuns Jacobs from Shofar Cape Town answer, “How can I, as an average church member, reach the nations?” can’t be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: ask the pastor heinrich & theuns … Read more