Tag Archives: Missionary

Kwaheri, my geliefde

Somewhere – it might have been the “Rapport” or “Beeld” this biography[1] of Dutch Reformed (“Hervormd” – NHK)[2] missionaries, pastors and their families was reviewed and I ordered a copy. It’s been in my shelf for quite a while, until … Continue reading

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Matins in the morning

Here’s this morning’s sermon preached during Matins in St.Timothy’s chapel at the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane: draft1co917-19-matins-2016 and to listen to: 

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Review: Equality of believers

Here’s my review of Richard Elphick, 2012: “The equality of  believers. Protestant missionaries and the racial politics of South Africa.” review-equality-of-believers .

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Lessons for the 18th Sunday in Pentecost

The watchword for this Sunday is from the first epistle of the evangelist Saint John: This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. (1Jo 5:4 NIV) God’s Word from the Old Testament is recorded by the … Continue reading

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We need missionaries!

On the 7th December 1950 Superintendent of Lutheran Missions Christoph Johannes jr wrote the following request for younger missionaries as the present generation was getting on in years. This request was published in the first “Missionsblatt” edited by Rev. Dr. Friedrich-Wilhelm … Continue reading

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Lutheran Order of service in English, isiZulu and seTswana

The Lutheran Order of Service for the 10th Sunday after Trinity (Destruction of Jerusalem) and a celebration of Missions is available here in English, isiZulu and seTswana. Today it comes with a sermon for the Mission festival based on God’s … Continue reading

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Sermon at Rev. T. Beneke’s induction

At the Induction of Rev. Thomas Beneke’s induction as missionary of the Free Evangelical Synod in South Africa (FELSiSA) in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Newcastle (KwaZulu/Natal) Rev. Christoph Weber preached the following sermon as representative of the Mission of Lutheran … Continue reading

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Lutheran order of the divine service in isiZulu and seTswana.

The Lutheran Order of Service for Septuagesimae – 3rd Sunday before Lent – is available here in isiZulu and seTswana. Today it comes with a sermon based on God’s word from the holy Gospel of St. Matthew chapter 20 verses … Continue reading

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Herrenhuter readings for Thursday, the 8th January 2015

God calls his prophet Jeremiah: “Arise, and speak unto them all that I command thee.” (Jeremiah 1,17) and St. Paul writes to the Corinthians: “For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord.” (2.Corinthians 4,5)  God himself calls his … Continue reading

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Löhe on Philippians 1:9

And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight. (Phi 1:9 NIV) The love of the congregation in Philippi was special and outstanding. The love they had towards God and … Continue reading

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