A Lenten reflection for March 19. In 1950, the Population Registration Act, the first large-scale act of apartheid legislation, was passed in South Africa, mandating that all people living in South Africa be registered by race with the government. A few days later, the Group Areas Act was activated, mandating the separation of South Africans … Continue reading Mercy


The Story of King David: Week 3

THE END OF SAUL 1 Samuel 25:1 - 31:13 Summary: Samuel, the prophet and judge who had led Israel before the monarchy and who strongly opposed it, dies and is buried in his hometown. David and his men had been acting as unofficial (and unhired) police around Nabal’s flocks and shepherds. When the festival time … Continue reading The Story of King David: Week 3