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Focus on Lent

Written by Rob Taylor on 3 March 2017
The season of Lent has a special focus on three major areas of Christian discipleship:
Of course these three areas need to be part of Christian observance in all seasons of the year, but in Lent we highlight them and give special attention to weaving them into the fabric of our lives. More...



Written by Annie Kirke on 9 Feb 2017
“Through activism we confront toxicity in our world, through contemplation we confront it in ourselves.” Chris Heuertz
Last Sunday, Rob launched our focus as a church for this year in the first of a two part series - ‘Deeper In and Further Out’. If you missed it, I encourage you to listen to it here.
Like so many aspects of what it means to know and imitate (another word for obey) God - contemplation and action have experienced a  More.....


Unto Us A Child Is Born

Written by Annie Kirke on 15 Nov
I had only just arrived at CCK when Anri de Klerk, a member of CCK and close friend, invited me to meet David Morin, a freelance commercial director with more than 30 years industry experience as an actor, director, producer and screen writer in Hollywood, recently moved to Cape Town CBD.
David shared with Anri his dream to make a documentary about More.....



Written by Rob Taylor on 25th Nov
Dear Friends
Thank you all so much for the many expressions of concern and condolence we have received with regard to Burn’s miscarriage and the loss of their hopes for a child, and ours for a grandchild (this time round, anyway); we deeply appreciate your support. Not surprisingly the subject of gestation has been in my thinking, More.....


Quo Vadis Evangelicalism

Written by Rob Taylor on 18th Nov
Dear Friends
Many of us have real concerns about the huge support given to the Donald Trump campaign in the USA elections by White Americans who self-identify as “Evangelical Christians”. Not only the serious moral and character flaws of Donald Trump, but large chunks of his policy statements on foreign and domestic policy and  More.....



Written by Rob Taylor on 11th Nov
Dear Friends
On Thanksgiving Sunday I gave thanks for our son and daughter-in-law Paul and Burnette expecting the arrival of a baby, our first grandchild, in May next year. Subsequent news has been tough for all of us as scans show a failure of the heart to form and lymphatic problems. It seems there is very little chance More.....


Prince of Peace

Written by Rob Taylor on 4 Nov
Dear Friends
We are certainly living in historical days in the unfolding history of our nation. In the wake of the release of the State of Capture report there are hosts of voices calling for the resignation or removal of Jacob Zuma.  More......



Written by Rob Taylor on 28 Oct
We live in a country with a difficult history. Racial inequality was built into the Apartheid philosophy. Ours is also the country which tops the Gini coefficient which measures in all countries in the world the disparity between the very rich and the very poor. It is not a league that we want to be coming first in! We know that as middle-class White people we are beneficiaries of the systemic inequalities More....



Written by Rob Taylor on 25 Oct
Dear Friends
Now when Joshua was near Jericho, he looked up and saw a man standing in front of him with a drawn sword in his hand. Joshua went up to him and asked, ‘Are you for us or for our enemies?’
‘Neither,’ he replied, More.......


Grace Under Pressure

Written by Rob Taylor on 21 Oct
Dear Friends
As the crisis on our campuses with the Fees Must Fall protests continues to roll on and as we all, in our various ways, strive to engage with the issues and consequences it raises, we will all be feeling a growing sense of fatigue and desperation.  More....

Taryn Galloway, 16/11/2016

WARNING – ONLINE SCAM - We have recently been the subject of what seems to be an online scam in terms of more...
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