Thoughts

Folklore in Church: Amulets, contact objects and other common myths by Rudolph P. Boshoff

Many rampant unbiblical theologies have been prevalent in the South African Church scene these last few years. There seems to be an overall idea that one manifestation should outdo the other. There is a focus on miracles and Christian character is seemingly compromised by flattering titles such as ‘Bishop’, ‘Prophet’ and ‘Daddy’. Unfortunately, some of […]

Easy Believism – Rudolph P Boshoff

“Easy-believism” is one of “Easy Christianity’s” popular teachings. Like other false teachings “Easy-believism” is a perversion of truth. The Bible teaches–as Martin Luther and the Reformation proclaimed–that we are made right with God by faith in Christ alone. We grant that salvation is by faith alone. The question is easy-faith or biblical faith! Thanks to Dr […]

An aid to Prayer by Rudolph P Boshoff

“O Lord, you know how busy I must be this day. If I forget you, please do not forget me”. – General Lord Astley.   ”A single grateful thought raised to heaven is the most perfect prayer”. – Gotthold Ephraim Lessing   Only God can move mountains. But faith and prayer move God. – E.M. […]

True Spirituality – Rudolph P Boshoff

Recently I was greatly challenged by a young couple who were exploring alternative means to find a higher reality of God. In our dialogue the overwhelming ache I felt for this couple was that they truly desired a legitimate realization of god, and as a result they explored other tenets or streams. Hanna Rosin writes […]