Category Archives: New faith communities

Bicultural groups as bridges to communities


Lack of understanding, suspicion and divisions between people and communities are real. In our society there are diversity and cultural differences which cause people to live alongside each other without actually making real contact. This often happens regardless of the … Continue reading

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Guidelines from social science theory and research in being and becoming community: Prof. C. Groenewald and Dr. F. Kotze


During a conference on multicultural congregations in South Africa, Prof. Groenewald and Dr. Kotze highlighted the importance to manage power issues in intercultural ministries. Here is a summary of their paper. Prof. Groenewald and Dr. Kotze emhasised the importance to … Continue reading

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Missionêre en/of dissipelmakende gemeentes?


Dit is verblydend dat baie gemeentes daadwerklike pogings aanwend om ‘n missionêre kultuur in hulle gemeentes te vestig. Die beweging van gemeentes met “sendelinge en sendingaksies” na gemeentes wat in alles ‘n gestuurde van God in die hele wêreld wil … Continue reading

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Kerkordelike uitdagings vir nuwe gemeente ontwikkeling


Dit word toenemend duidelik dat meer en meer leiers en gemeentes die vorming van nuwe klein geloofsgemeenskappe sien as een van die mees effektiewe metodes vir evangelisasie en nuwe gemeentevorming. Die meerderheid van diegene wat pro-aktief probeer om nuwe geloofsgemeenskappe … Continue reading

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