A New REACH Bishop is Consecrated

New REACH Bishop October 6th, 2019, was a day of great celebration in the town of Ondangwa as Rev. Lukas Katenda was consecrated Bishop of REACH-Namibia.  Over 1000 people attended the grand occasion and many visiting clergy and government dignitaries were also present.    Presiding Bishop, Glenn Lyons and Bishops, Njabulo Mazibuko and Alan Noble […]

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Christ Church Christian Care Center

Just imagine for a moment you are a 4-year-old child with no single relative on earth. The only person you had was your mom who died through AIDS related illness when you were 6 months old. You don’t even know that you are HIV positive and may not live to see your 10th birthday.  What […]

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Till Now the Lord has Helped Us

“Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Shen and called its name Ebenezer for he said “Till now the LORD has helped us”. 1 Samuel 7:12 For most English speakers the word Ebenezer will prompt memories not of the Bible but of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, the story of […]

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Faith in Times of Perplexity

Almighty God, in your wisdom you have so ordered our earthly lifethat we must walk by faith and not by sight:give us such trust in your fatherly carethat in the face of all perplexitieswe may give proof of our faith by the courage of our lives;through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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4 Reminders When We Face Our Fear and Anger

Uyinene was a 19-year old student, just like us. In the last week of August, Uyinene went missing. On Monday, 2 September, the news broke that a post office worker had been arrested for her rape and murder. Her story leapt to the forefront of a news cycle already saturated by daily reports of gender-based […]

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Motion Relating to our Stand Against Xenophobia and Violence Against Women and Children

From the Reformed Evangelical Anglican Church – South Africa, Synod 2019, Cape Town, RSA.  This Synod notes with grave concern the increasing levels of violence, gangsterism and lawlessness in our country.  We are distressed at the ongoing xenophobic attacks as well as horrific violence against women and children.  We commit to ongoing prayer for our […]

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Presiding Bishop’s Charge – Synod 2019 (Part 3)

Presiding Bishop’s Charge – 2019 (Part 3)Download The Presiding Bishop’s Charge – 2019 (Part 3) REACH-SA Going Forward Over the last two days we have noted and discussed some key challenges and necessary changes we need to consider going forward. In this third session I want us to pull this all together, as we go from […]

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Presiding Bishop’s Charge – Synod 2019 (Part 2)

Presiding Bishop’s Charge 2019 Day 2Download The Presiding Bishop’s Charge – 2019 (Part 2) REACH-SA Ministry This year’s Synod and Ministry Conference theme is “Building the Kingdom”. We cannot be about the work of the Kingdom without godly and gifted men and women being identified, equipped and sent into the harvest fields.  I want us […]

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Presiding Bishop’s Charge – Synod 2019 (Part 1)

Presiding Bishop’s Charge 2019 Day 1Download The Presiding Bishop’s Charge – 2019 This year’s Charge will be a slight departure from the normal style. Instead of a single address we will be dividing the Charge into three shorter talks.  This will hopefully give us time to reflect on particular aspects of the challenge as well […]

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