Author : Tony Lawrence

Written on Apr, 20, 2015 by in | 5 Comments.

Dear People of God After witnessing the disruptive imagines of xenophobic attacks taking place in South Africa, I’m reminded of the story of Cain and his brother Abel in Genesis 4:1-12.  It soon hits home when I came across verse 9 and 10 of this same chapter, The Lord asked Cain “Where is your brother Abel?” and verse 10 the …

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Written on Feb, 20, 2015 by in , | 32 Comments.

Provincial Youth Council (PYC), in conjunction with Sharing of Ministries Abroad (SOMA) and Growing the Church (GtC), is hosting a 2 day training programme on preparing for, and going on Missions .Overview of training objectives: Each delegate will be prepared to: minister with the compassion/love of Jesus, be united with fellow team members and to cooperate in ministry objectives, be …

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Written on Dec, 23, 2014 by in | 2 Comments.

“As we approach the birth of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ the Provincial Youth Council Executive would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  We hope and pray that for 2015, the Lord will guide and prosper you in all your endeavours for the year.  We pray that if you are travelling you may …

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Written on Dec, 18, 2014 by in | 2 Comments.

There’s been quite a lot said and written recently about the young people leaving the church and one of the key situations that lends itself to this loss is the post Matriculation scenario. Having graduated from High School is always a major achievement and there is much excitement about the next phase in life. But leaving for campus life also …

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Written on Nov, 23, 2014 by in | 2 Comments.

Several Executive Members of the Provincial Youth Council were asked “Do you think the voice of the youth is being heard in the church?” to which the unanimous response was : “No”.  I have heard Church leaders and Clergy announce in their congregations that “the youth are the church of today and not tomorrow”, but how can they (the youth), …

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