Shofar - Anna
November 25th, 2021
I have been in Persia many times and every time I go, I meet people and make new friends. Persion culture is very deeply rooted within social structures. Islam have however “disrupted” their pure Pers...  Read More
October 29th, 2021
Are you all in? This is a hard question to ask ourselves when it comes to our relationship with God. However, it is a question that we all need to seriously meditate on. We live in a world that promot...  Read More
October 14th, 2021
It is a Sunday night in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.Sunday nights are normally a lazy affair in the van Zyl household. It's normally only when the Carte Blanche jingle echoes th...  Read More
Shofar - His written WORD
September 9th, 2021
I have always believed, I still do, that the Word of God, the Bible; should be central in a Jesus follower’s life.  I am not talking about having a bible or several bibles but to make it part of your ...  Read More
Free will hurts
August 24th, 2021
Have you ever been hurt by somebody in the church? How about friends or family? If you’re a human reading this (which I most certainly hope you are) your answer to these questions is probably “yes”.Th...  Read More
Shofar - Show me Your glory!
August 5th, 2021
Sometimes in one’s life one get so used to doing the “right thing”. Especially if you believe that you have been called for that one “thing”. Routine can be good or bad depending how it affects one’s ...  Read More
The Brightest star - The lonely road of Leadership
July 14th, 2021
It was a Friday night after a braai at my friend Dave’s house. I was busy driving home in the dark, as load-shedding was still going on. I finally arrived home and noticed how beautiful the stars were...  Read More
The things of this world will never satisfy you
June 15th, 2021
The things of this world will never satisfy you. They will only leave you unimpressed and depressed. You will only ever find true satisfaction through the Father, Son and Spirit.Marriage, work, money,...  Read More
Shofar - An unexpected request
June 2nd, 2021
In the beginning of 2020, I was glued to the TV watching the events unfold in the Middle East.  I have been to this specific Persian country a couple of times and the people of this country hold a spe...  Read More
Life is Spiritual
May 19th, 2021
It was a Monday night at Waypoint and me and Janelle arrived early for the Young Adult’s Life Group (or Community group as the newer members might call it). Seeing as we were there before anybody else...  Read More
The Shofar: Pivot Point
May 7th, 2021
I believe that as believers we all have pivotal points in our lives.  They can either be very personal or general experiences.  These experiences affect our hearts and minds to the extent that we make...  Read More
The Shofar: Go...
March 18th, 2021
Not long ago the Lord ask me to go the Israel.  The message was: “Go and preach the Gospel in the synagogues of Jerusalem”.  Preparing to go was not an easy task at all. Firstly, I have never done thi...  Read More