JUST A MINUTE: KINGDOM RESOLUTIONS

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by Gustav Krös The start of a new year is synonymous with New Year’s resolutions. People like to make use of the occasion to break with unhelpful habits of the previous year. Most of the time, these resolutions revolve around a person’s health. They are going to lose weight, eat healthier, eat less, exercise more,…

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JUST A MINUTE: HE WILL RETURN

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by Gustav Krös The 1st of December is always a very special day for me because it is the day that I take the Christmas tree out of the garage and decorate it in our living room. Since I was a child, this has always brought great excitement. I grew up in a home where…

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JUST A MINUTE: EVERYDAY MIRACLES

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by Gustav Krös During the last week of September, I had the privilege of visiting our office in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns kept me from visiting our team in Dar es Salaam for a long time, so it was a big blessing to finally visit them again. During the…

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JUST A MINUTE: THE SEASON OF NETWORKS

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by Gustav Krös The Covid-19 pandemic has certainly ushered in a new season all around the world. It doesn’t matter in which country you live; your life has been affected in one way or another by Covid-19, and it will never be the same again. Each person has and is still experiencing this changing of…

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JUST A MINUTE: MAURITIUS, JULY RIOTS AND BRAAI DAY

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by Gustav Krös A few years ago, my parents had the privilege of visiting the island of Mauritius. During one of their tourist activities, they were in a group with people from various countries. Among all the countries represented in this group, it was my parents and six black ladies from South Africa. I specifically…

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JUST A MINUTE: THE 22nd OF MAY MIRACLE

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by Gustav Krös On Saturday 22 May, I had to make an urgent payment for our office in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), and when I checked our bank balance, I realised that, financially, it was going to be a difficult month. Normally, at that time of the month, the balance would be a lot more,…

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JUST A MINUTE: IN GOD ALONE WE TRUST

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by Gustav Krös On Sunday 13 June, Naftali Bennett became the new Prime Minister of Israel, ending the 12-year reign of Benjamin Netanyahu as Prime Minister. During his time at the helm of Israel, Mr Netanyahu did not only enjoy the support from many of his fellow countrymen but in particular from many Evangelical Christians…

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JUST A MINUTE: GOD, THE TAILOR

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By Gustav Krös A few months ago, I had one of those experiences where I read a verse in the Bible, and even though I have read it many times before, it felt like I was reading it for the first time. The verse is in Genesis 3 after Adam and Eve ate the fruit…

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JUST A MINUTE: THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE AND TURKEY’S SALVATION

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by Gustav Krös On 24 April, Joe Biden became the first US president to formally acknowledge the mass killings of Armenians in 1915 as a genocide. Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day is commemorated annually on 24 April as it is seen as the starting date of the genocide that cost the lives of as many as…

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JUST A MINUTE: LOVING JEWS AND PALESTINIANS

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by Gustav Krös One of the major news stories over the past month in South Africa has been the ongoing story of Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng and his love for the Jewish people and Israel. For those living outside South Africa, here follows a brief summary of the events: The Chief Justice of South Africa,…

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