MOTHER CHURCH UNITY COMMISSION CHURCHES

The Uniting Presbyterian Church of South Africa (UPCSA)

Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA)

The Methodist Church of Southern Africa (MCSA)

The Diocese of Grahamstown

Mariya uMama weThemba Monastery   This is the Anglican monastery outside Grahamstown where we shall be holding our semi-silent retreat

Growing The Church is described as a church growth institute that serves the Anglican Church of Southern Africa

Mission and Discipleship is the UPCSA Mission site

WORSHIP

Sacredise is the website of John van der Laar

Wellsprings Liturgy

Worship Leader Magazine Articles, reviews, ideas and interviews from some of the best known worship leaders and thinkers in the world today.

Liturgy, Worship that works – spirituality that connects This is a site by New Zealand Anglican priest Bosco Peters whose work I often use. It has some great liturgical resources.

Faith and Worship – Christian Prayers and Resources  John Birch is a Methodist Lay Person who has developed great Celtic Liturgies.  These are the liturgies and prayers that I use for our Advent and Lent liturgies

 

SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT

Renovare is a site developed by Richard Foster who wrote such classics as the “Celebration of Discipline” and “Prayer”.  It is a site dedicated to spiritual development and formation.  If you go to the link on the menu called “Formation” you will find some excellent short articles what Spiritual Formation is, on a balanced vision and practical strategies on developing your spiritual life. 

Praying With Scripture  This is an Ignatian (Jesuit) Spirituality site with an excellent article on Praying with Scripture

The Spiritual Reading of Scripture  This is also an exceptional good Catholic site on the reading of Scripture in a way that grows us spiritually

 

CHRISTIAN ORGANISATIONS

Africa Enterprise is the Pietermaritzburg based international evangelism ministry under Michael Cassidy.  We tithe annually to AE

Forest Way is a Christian outdoor adventure ministry that has touched countless lives of East London school children who have visited on school camps

The South African Council of Churches

Willowcreek South Africa The South African website of the Willowcreek Community church in Chicago whose annual Leadership Summit is an event I will not miss.  It offers great resources

SACLI The South African Christian Leadership Initiative is a great South African initiative that has the support of AE.

Fresh Expressions is a site on the Anglican church institute Growing the Church that looks at news ways of both being and doing church that attracts others to Christ

ALPHA

REPAIRER OF THE BREACH    This is the home page of Steve Buys

 

SITES OF INTEREST

Hayesod is the site for the Messianic Judaism study that we follow at St Nicholas

Chabad is a Jewish site that I often refer to so as to understand aspects of Judaism that I often come across

First Fruits of Zion is also an exceptionally good Messianic Jewish site with a TV program

 

The following are some of the Biblical archaeological sites:

Biblical Archaeology Society

Bible and Archaeology 

Bible and History

 

For great satellite images of  the Biblical area with Biblical places and archaeological sites pin pointed I use http://www.bible.ca/maps/

 

LOCAL CHURCH SITES

Stirling Presbyterian Church

St Albans Anglican Church

Nahoon Methodist Church

Greenfields Methodist Church

Trinity Methodist Church

Cambridge Methodist Church

Beacon Baptist Church