Why is South Africa so Vulnerable to the Prosperity Gospel? (3) Witchcraft

African culture has long been interwoven with belief in magic, witchcraft and sorcery. Samuel Kunhiyop in African Christian Ethics says that almost all African societies believe in witchcraft. A personal anecdote will help. During my first two years in Africa I stayed … Continue reading

Why is South Africa So Vulnerable to the Prosperity Gospel? (1) Single-Parent Homes

We’ll be exploring several of the reasons why the Prosperity Gospel (PG) is so prevalent in South Africa. The first cause we’ll address is absentee fathers, or, single-parent homes. Surveys show that South Africa has among the highest number of … Continue reading

Limpopo Bible Institute

LBI began in 2008 when several recently converted young men wanted more teaching than what we could give them on Sunday. We started with three Vendas, one Sotho, and one Tsonga. Our own ministries are in the rural areas, so … Continue reading


Disciples of Christ live between two cultures–this world and the next. As missionaries, we have joined the armada of evangelists Jesus commissioned into the world to make disciples. I am the husband of one wife, a student of two cultures, a … Continue reading