[Sermon audio here.] One of the greatest challenges in this life is to be subject to an unjust or corrupt government. The experience of living in a country where one’s basic human rights are constantly threatened can tempt us to all sorts of negative responses: such as rebellion, discouragement, depression,
One of the best resources I stumbled upon in my journey as a Christian in the USA was the White Horse Inn. Here you will find a wealth of fee audio material to load onto your pod or phone for those commutes or runs. The radio broadcast is hosted by
[Sermon audio here.] Theme: We pray the prayer of Moses for God’s pity and favour with confidence in Christ, through whom we have become heirs of heaven. The book of Psalms was the hymnbook for OT Israel as they worshipped God: both as a covenant community gathered together on the
Cape Town showcases some of the most staggering natural beauty that this world has to offer (see left.) The problem is that many believe that the God of salvation can be found in the mountain, trees and streams. The thing is that while the nature of things does reveal the
[Sermon audio here.] The book of Deuteronomy is about the gospel revealed through the law: the law given under the Old Covenant made at Mt Sinai. The nation of Israel was unique in that they were God’s chosen people. And yet their predicament under the moral law – summed up
[The following is a sermon of Rev. Coen Vrey, the minister of Bellville Reformed Church, which was read during a recent church service.] For those of you who are new to the Reformed tradition, we believe that along with the Heidelberg Catechism the Belgic Confession provides for us a faithful
[Sermon audio here.] Theme: The baptism of John is a symbol of judgment on Israel lest she – like us – repent of our sins and put our faith in Jesus, who endured God’s judgment on the cross. Water, like bread, is something we take for granted in our lives.
Yesterday, RCSS was fortunate to get a little bit of publicity in the southern suburbs community newspaper called the Tatler. The picture with caption is below. Please consider spreading the news of this mission work of Bellville Reformed Church in any way you can. Flyers for posting and distribution can
One of the distinguishing marks of the Reformed tradition is that we believe baptism, which is the sign of entrance into the covenant community (i.e. church), should be administered to infants as well as new converts to Christianity. For some of you, this may be a puzzling claim. This was
[Sermon audio here.] Theme: God’s heavenly kingdom has come down to earth in his Son, and we enter it by repentance and faith through the means of grace. We all like change for the better. Who of us does not like to see relationships improve, diseases healed and societies transformed?