Exclusion remains real for many LGBTIQ+ Christians – but there are committed activists trying to change that
The Reformed Structures photographic series marries Siya Mahlaba’s love for architecture and photography with his inquiry into segregation in the Dutch Reformed Church
Religious leaders opposed apartheid and now, 25
years into democracy, they must promote justice
It was only in 1986 that the NG Kerk welcomedSouth Africans of all races to worship under one roof
The court overturned the policy that queer clergy have to be celibate and that barred the church’s clergy from officiating at same-sex marriages
The Pretoria high court this morning overturned a decision by the Dutch Reformed Church forcing queer clergy to be celibate
The Dutch Reformed Church’s about-face on sexuality is in court for being doubly unconstitutional
Followers are suing the Dutch Reformed Church over its retrograde action on same-sex unions
Our readers write in about Global Citizen and the Dutch Reformed Church
Restricted by the NGK, gay people follow their calling by starting their own churches
It was once described as the National Party at prayer. But the Dutch Reformed Church numbers are dwindling. Charles Leonard finds out why.
Sabie is the undisputed outdoor adventure capital of the Lowveld. There’s an amazing choice of things to do. You can experience the adrenaline rush of the world’s highest cable gorge swing with a 68m freefall. Yihaa! You can go rock climbing, abseiling, spelunking, river-rafting, bungee jumping, quad biking, canoeing, tubing or horse-riding. You can go fly-fishing, sailing, power boating or 4x4ing.
Former Cabinet minister Dr Piet Koornhof has been cremated in Stellenbosch in what was apparently a hush-hush service, a media report said on Thursday. Koornhof died on Monday at the age of 82. This follows reports that Koornhof’s former partner, Marcelle Adams, who was planning to fly to Cape Town from Germany, cancelled her plans.
Three men who, as teenagers, beat to death a homeless man sleeping on church premises two years ago, saw vagrants as a threat to their neighbourhood, the Bellville Regional Court heard on Tuesday. Criminologist Dr Irma Labuschagne was testifying on behalf of the men who are to be sentenced on a charge of culpable homicide.