White South African friends... i have so much love for you. A number of you, when race conversations have been happening, have asked the question, "What can i do?" and as one who doesn't have all the answers but certainly has some of the journey, i figured I can share some things that helped me to move further along in this conversation. So for the next forty days, i am hoping to share an idea [...]
About a week ago i was hanging out with a group of friends discussing some quite incredible stories of generosity that we had all been involved in this past year. Each person in the group was connected to a person in the story of generosity although the majority of the group didn't know the people involved. The stories ranged from educational assistance to helping start up a township business to paying for a vehicle to [...]
It's like you could say i've been married to Transition. tbV and i are heading towards our seven years of marriage celebration and in that time we have had four major moves, a couple of smaller ones in between and are facing another one as we search for a more permanent spot to stay. Let me add that i'm not a fan. We started off in Stellenbosch where i was working when we got married [...]
my beautiful wife val just wrote this blog and it's been stuff that is on my mind and heart a lot these last few years and she pretty much nails it: check out her blog titled "on immoral wealth"
hey readers of this someone forwarded me an email not telling me the nigerian governtment or bill gates are about to send me a lot of money so i thort i'd pay attention - there is this site that puts together presents for needy kids in the form of santa shoeboxes - they have a target of 31552 kids this year and are currently over the 29000 mark and so really just need a few [...]
i imagine most people in south africa know someone who is from or in zim and so the zim situation probly connects deeply with a lot of us and usually carries a despondent or powerless 'what can i do?' attachment... well i got this email in my inbox this week and this is a way for the church to get involved and just exciting to know what is happening in the heart of zimbabwe as [...]