South Africa’s Great Potential

You are invited to contribute to help South Africa realize her potential. You are invited to be part of writing a new story for our future. A story that sees the boosted shared prosperity, inclusive economic growth, expanded equitable opportunity and the end of extreme poverty. We typically all long for this hope for a better future, but don’t [...]

Dads don’t babysit

How do you get ready for fatherhood? Men facing fatherhood may have a range of questions that can be overwhelming: Am I enough for this? Can I provide enough? What is going to change in my family? New dads may feel that they can’t add value, that they have nothing to do, that they cannot soothe baby, or get [...]

First Thousand Day friendly workplaces

Where you are makes a difference to who you are. Every one of us is located somewhere. The neighbourhood you live in. The shopping centres you visit. The classrooms you learn in. The workplace you are in. Christ-followers recognize that they are placed in society for more than their own flourishing. Being salt and light (Matt 5:13-16) means that we [...]

Scriptural reflections on giving time

Time: A commodity that has no bias. We can’t hoard it. It’s not stored in a savings account. Every person is only given 24 hours per day: it is the ultimate equalizer.  Time, like manna in the exodus, is given and consumed daily.  This is perhaps why Moses asked of the Lord “Teach us to number our days, that we may gain [...]

But I’m Too Busy, What Do You Want Me to Do

As a Christ follower the call to use my life as an opportunity to display the amazing love of God to those less fortunate, has always been a desire of mine to pursue. Whilst that desire has always stayed with me throughout the different seasons of my life, the manner in which that desire has been expressed and explored [...]

How much is a living wage?

A quick google search for the phrase “How much is a living wage?” produces over 150 million results. That is so encouraging for me. People are looking for guidance and help. We know the devastating realities of how minimum wages have enslaved millions of people into poverty. Perhaps you’ve landed here because your curiosity got the better of you [...]

Yes,but…. Biblical answers to common excuses for not paying a Living Wage

The topic of paying a living wage is often an emotional one.  No one likes to pay more for something if they can pay less.  This is simple human behaviour.  God’s people are called to be good stewards of their finances, but never at the expense of others.  What follows below are some typical excuses given by people who [...]

Employment, beyond a living wage

Consider yourself for a moment. Do you think your level of well-being would automatically increase if you had more money? Perhaps. Perhaps not. Perhaps you just think it would. Not many of us would pass on the opportunity to take home more money at the end of the month. Now, think back to the last time you received more money (either a bonus or a salary increase). How [...]