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A CHRISTIAN RESPONSE TO THE CORONA VIRUS, Part 3

6. Money that is printed by governments without gold or other wealth behind it is theft. “You shall not steal.” These words seem very simple, but they imply private property, ownership, and even a work ethic. They strictly forbid not … Continue reading

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A CHRISTIAN RESPONSE TO THE CORONA VIRUS, Part 2

2. Plagues are divinely ordained and sent by God. Lev. 26:21 If then, you act with hostility against Me and are unwilling to obey Me, I will increase the plague on you seven times according to your sins. Exodus 7-11 … Continue reading

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A CHRISTIAN RESPONSE TO THE CORONA VIRUS, Part 1

In Dec. 2019, in Wuhan China, a new disease was identified that attacks the lungs making breathing very difficult. Within 3 months, it had spread to 180 countries with approximately 250,000 cases. COVID-19 (Corona Virus Disease 2019) currently has a … Continue reading

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A Christian Response to the Fees Must Fall Movement

In October 2015, students at university campuses across SA began protesting that the fee increases of 10.5% were too high. These fees were based on increasing costs of materials, inflation, and teacher’s salaries. The students demanded no increase in the … Continue reading

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Economic Principles for Children

As I have grappled with how to minister with poverty all around me, here are some principles that I have compiled from many different sources. Our college graduates have received them as well as the young people in our youth … Continue reading

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