By Rev. Simon Jooste As South Africa’s second-largest metropolis (after Johannesburg), Cape Town not only has a rich history but is also a melting pot of scenic views, cuisines and skin colours. She boasts incredible beauty but also thrombotic veins of prejudice and inequality, which are still fed by the
THE Reformed faith includes reference to total inability, unconditional election, the limited efficiency of Christ’s satisfaction, irresistible grace and the perseverance of the saints not as the sum total of the church’s confession, but as elements that can be understood only in the context of a larger body of teaching
Pastor Chris Gordon, Pastor Chad Vegas of Sovereign Grace Church, and Westminster Seminary Professor R. Scott Clark discuss how Pastor Vegas began leaning towards Reformed ideas and how, through his research, he came across Scott Clark’s The Heidelblog. A comment online led to healthy communication and debate between the two.
Dear Friend in Christ In Matthew 9:37-38 Jesus declared: “The harvest is plentiful, but the labourers are few; therefore, pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out labourers into his harvest.” For years we have been praying for more skilled labourers to serve RCSS, especially after conceiving
Reverend Mark Stromberg of Lynden United Reformed Church in Washington State joins Pastor Chris Gordon to talk all things Pentecostal. In the first video (below), Rev. Stromberg shares his experiences as a Pentecostal preacher and breaks down what happens during a typical Pentecostal service. They discuss his colourful childhood growing
Classis Southwest US of the United Reformed Churches of North America (URCNA) was delighted to receive, provisionally, the Reformed Church of the Southern Suburbs (RCSS) of Cape Town, South Africa in March 2023. Full reception into the URC has to be approved by the URC Synod in 2024. Rev. Dr. Simon Jooste