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PO Box 23632<br />

Claremont 7735<br />

Cape Town<br />

South Africa<br />

<strong>2022</strong> <strong>Edition</strong> 1<br />

www.christianaction.org.za<br />

info@christianaction.org.za<br />

30 YEARS <strong>of</strong> AFRI<strong>CA</strong> CHRISTIAN ACTION<br />

“Who will rise up for Me against the evildoers?<br />

Who will stand up for Me against the workers <strong>of</strong> iniquity?”<br />

Psalm 94:16<br />

Pro-Family Protests<br />

A<strong>CA</strong> initiated the first nationwide<br />

campaign against pornography<br />

in April 1991. The first<br />

anti-pornographic placard demonstration<br />

was held in Pinelands<br />

outside the Beehive (now Kwikspar,<br />

which has continued to remain<br />

family-friendly since then).<br />

A<strong>CA</strong>'s first campaign.<br />

Demonstrating against blasphemy at Nico Malan Theatre, 1991<br />

“Hallowed Be Thy Name”<br />

In February 1991, Africa Christian<br />

Action (A<strong>CA</strong>) was launched. Its<br />

first campaigns were against the<br />

blasphemous Jesus Christ Superstar<br />

play at Nico Malan Theatre (now<br />

the Artscape).<br />

Publications Against the Plague<br />

A<strong>CA</strong> published the first<br />

South African booklet against<br />

pornography in 1991, Finding<br />

Freedom from the Pornography<br />

Plague. This booklet was in such<br />

high demand that it quickly sold<br />

out and we had to continually revise<br />

and reprint it. We also translated<br />

it into Afrikaans. By God’s grace,<br />

since 1991, Christians managed<br />

to persuade over 9,000 shops in<br />

South Africa to no longer stock<br />

pornography. Taryn incorporated<br />

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RESPONDING to RESISTANCE to REFORMATION<br />

Resisting the Call to Action<br />

From the very beginning, as Africa<br />

Christian Action was launched 30<br />

years ago, there were those who<br />

resisted the call to action.<br />

“You Cannot Legislate Morality!”<br />

“You cannot legislate morality!”<br />

insisted many. However, all<br />

legislation enforces some version<br />

<strong>of</strong> morality. Either the state will<br />

exercise the wrath <strong>of</strong> God against<br />

sin, or it will exercise the wrath <strong>of</strong><br />

man against God and His people.<br />

Either legislation protects babies<br />

from the violence and injustice <strong>of</strong><br />

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1995 march to Parliament to protest against the constitutional assembly's plan<br />

to legalise abortion and pornography<br />

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“Salt Shakers”, now “Christian<br />

Action”, protesting against Alan<br />

Boesak's pro-abortion stance, 1992<br />

Pro-family, anti-pornography protest in Tygerberg Mall, 1995<br />

the original Finding Freedom<br />

material into an updated and<br />

greatly expanded book: Porndemic<br />

— How the Pornography Plague<br />

Affects You and What You Can Do<br />

About It.<br />

“Your people will rebuild the<br />

ancient ruins and will raise up the<br />

age-old foundations; you will be<br />

called Repairer <strong>of</strong> Broken Walls,<br />

restorer <strong>of</strong> Streets with Dwellings.”<br />

Isaiah 58:12<br />

The Fight for Life<br />

In 1991, Africa Christian Action<br />

also launched Operation Life<br />

which began with the distribution<br />

<strong>of</strong> 15,000 copies <strong>of</strong> Abortion —<br />

The Facts leaflets (over 400,000<br />

copies have since been printed and<br />

distributed in English, Afrikaans<br />

and Xhosa) and 1,000 copies <strong>of</strong><br />

the book, When Does Life Begin?<br />

39 Other Tough Questions about<br />

Abortion. These books were given<br />

to key doctors, pastors, editors and<br />

government <strong>of</strong>ficials throughout<br />

Southern Africa. This led to the<br />

launch <strong>of</strong> Doctors for Life.<br />

Standing for Life<br />

The first pro-life demonstration<br />

was organised by A<strong>CA</strong> in Cape<br />

Town in February 1992, outside<br />

the Argus newspaper. This was<br />

followed by the first Life Chain in<br />

Southern Africa, in March 1992,<br />

on Main Road, Newlands. Since then, A<strong>CA</strong><br />

has organised numerous country-wide Life<br />

Chains every year. A<strong>CA</strong> has also organised<br />

prayer vigils outside parliament and prolife<br />

placard demonstrations, prayer vigils<br />

and sidewalk counselling outside abortion<br />

clinics and Marches for Life National Day<br />

<strong>of</strong> Repentance funeral processions.<br />

Speaking Up for Those Who<br />

Cannot Speak for Themselves<br />

In 1995, A<strong>CA</strong> published Fight<br />

for Life — A Pro-Life Handbook<br />

for Southern Africa. This<br />

was the first pro-life book to be<br />

published in South Africa and<br />

it was enthusiastically received<br />

country-wide. It is now available<br />

as a free PDF book online.<br />

Over the last 20 years, A<strong>CA</strong><br />

has conducted many thousands<br />

<strong>of</strong> public meetings, radio and<br />

TV programmes, services,<br />

lectures, debates, rallies,<br />

workshops, conferences<br />

and seminars.<br />

Christian Voice protest outside parliament, 1996<br />

March against canned lion hunting<br />

and cruelty to animals, 2014<br />

March to parliament against the secular state's plans to legalise abortion & pornography, 1995<br />

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SABC interview during<br />

Women’s Day protest against<br />

pornography at CNA, 1995<br />

Protest against blasphemous<br />

film “Last Temptation <strong>of</strong><br />

Christ” — Wits, 1993<br />

March Against Blasphemy to SABC in Sea Point, 1998<br />

Interview outside the gates <strong>of</strong> Parliament<br />

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Seminar in the Transvaal<br />

Motivating and Mobilising<br />

Marches to Parliament<br />

A<strong>CA</strong> has organised and<br />

participated in numerous<br />

marches to parliament, which<br />

have mobilised tens <strong>of</strong> thousands<br />

<strong>of</strong> people to stand up and speak<br />

out for the right to life <strong>of</strong> preborn<br />

babies, against the exploitive<br />

industry <strong>of</strong> pornography and for<br />

God to be honoured and obeyed in<br />

our Constitution.<br />

In Opposition to Blasphemy<br />

In 1993, the Directorate <strong>of</strong><br />

Publications granted permission<br />

for the banned blasphemous<br />

and pornographic film The Last<br />

Temptation <strong>of</strong> Christ to be screened<br />

at Wits University. We responded<br />

by taking part in a public debate<br />

and protest action with university<br />

pr<strong>of</strong>essors at the theatre. Similar<br />

protests, prayer vigils and literature<br />

outreaches were held at various<br />

Gay Film Festivals and at the<br />

Nico Malan Theatre when the<br />

Protesting the paganisation <strong>of</strong> South Africa, outside Parliament, May 1996<br />

blasphemous play Jesus Christ<br />

Superstar was exhibited.<br />

Evangelism at Escort Agencies<br />

In 1993, A<strong>CA</strong> began a series<br />

<strong>of</strong> prayer vigils, placard<br />

demonstrations and evangelistic<br />

outreaches outside brothels,<br />

disguised as “escort agencies.” At<br />

the first such outreach, several<br />

Christians were actually arrested<br />

“for interfering with business” whilst<br />

praying outside one <strong>of</strong> the brothels!<br />

Soon hundreds <strong>of</strong> Christians were<br />

protesting outside brothels in<br />

Durban, Cape Town, Pretoria,<br />

Johannesburg and Bloemfontein.<br />

Several <strong>of</strong> our protestors, including<br />

myself, were assaulted, but this only<br />

led more people to get involved<br />

in these outreaches. Numerous<br />

“escort agencies” closed in response<br />

to persistent prayer and pressure.<br />

First-Hand on the Ground<br />

Experience<br />

Over the last 30 years, A<strong>CA</strong> has<br />

organised and taken part in many<br />

hundreds <strong>of</strong> protest actions, letterwriting<br />

campaigns and outreaches.<br />

It is from this background <strong>of</strong><br />

extensive on the ground experience<br />

that Make a Difference — A<br />

Christian Action Handbook for<br />

Southern Africa was published.<br />

Confronting Sin in Society<br />

We write from hard experience<br />

having debated abortionists on<br />

radio, at public meetings and in<br />

the streets, confronted pimps<br />

outside brothels, counselled<br />

women outside abortion clinics<br />

and presented expert testimony<br />

to numerous parliamentary<br />

committees. Our Pink Agenda<br />

and The Rise <strong>of</strong> the GayGB and<br />

the Pink Inquisition books made<br />

a national impact, leading to over<br />

one hundred media interviews,<br />

radio and TV programmes and<br />

hearings in government.<br />

Resources for Reformation<br />

The battle-proven arguments and<br />

strategies that the A<strong>CA</strong> team has<br />

accumulated, devised, revised<br />

and refined can be accessed on<br />

the www.ChristianAction.org.za<br />

website, in the Christian Action<br />

magazines, on our Salt and Light<br />

radio programmes and in books<br />

and A<strong>CA</strong> audio visual resources.<br />

You Can Make A Difference<br />

Your prayerful involvement and<br />

practical participation is urgently<br />

needed. Lives are at stake. Precious,<br />

innocent, pre-born babies are<br />

threatened by legalised abortion.<br />

Families, our Faith and the Future<br />

are at risk. You can make a crucial<br />

difference!<br />

“But thanks be to God, who<br />

gives us the victory through our<br />

Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my<br />

beloved brethren, be steadfast,<br />

immovable, always abounding in<br />

the work <strong>of</strong> the Lord, knowing that<br />

your labour is not in vain in the<br />

Lord.” 1 Corinthians 15:57–58<br />

Dr. Peter Hammond<br />

Africa Christian Action<br />

PO Box 23632<br />

Claremont 7735<br />

Cape Town South Africa<br />

021-689-4480<br />

info@christianaction.org.za<br />

www.ChristianAction.org.za<br />

1995<br />

Parliament Protest<br />

March to Parliament to protest against the<br />

constitutional assembly’s plan to legalise<br />

abortion and pornography, 1995<br />

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Continued from page 1:<br />

RESPONDING to RESISTANCE to REFORMATION<br />

Great Commission Conference in Nairobi, Kenya, 2000<br />

Biblical Worldview Seminar for members <strong>of</strong> parliament and<br />

city councillors, 1999<br />

School outreach in East London, 2015<br />

abortion, or, as we see happening now, legislation<br />

will be designed to penalise and prosecute medical<br />

pr<strong>of</strong>essionals who are conscientious objectors to<br />

participating in the taking <strong>of</strong> innocent life. It did not<br />

take the “gay rights” advocates long to move from<br />

demands for “toleration”, to approval, to state funding,<br />

to demands for conformity and then criminalising<br />

<strong>of</strong> criticism. The Comprehensive Sexuality Education<br />

(CSE) being forced on schools at this time is an example<br />

<strong>of</strong> how the situation has so drastically deteriorated to<br />

where pornographic child abuse can become state<br />

mandated, not only in government schools, but even<br />

private “independent” schools!<br />

“Christians Should Not be Involved in Politics!”<br />

“Politics is dirty! Christians should not get involved<br />

in politics!” becomes something <strong>of</strong> a self-fulfilled<br />

prophecy as it keeps Christians from being salt and<br />

light in society. When Christians retreat from social<br />

and political concerns, one can expect the situation to<br />

deteriorate even more drastically. Nappies/diapers are<br />

also dirty and therefore need to be changed frequently.<br />

So, it is with political leaders. “Who will rise up for<br />

Me against the evildoers? Who will stand up for Me<br />

against the workers <strong>of</strong> iniquity?” Psalm 94:16<br />

“We Are Living in the Last Days!”<br />

“These are the last days! Everything is meant to get<br />

worse and worse in the end times!” By this logic,<br />

none <strong>of</strong> the actions we have taken to save lives and<br />

clean up local communities over the last three decades<br />

should have been done! For as long as I have been a<br />

Christian, 44 years, people have been proclaiming that<br />

“we are in the last days” and that there wasn’t enough<br />

time to do what was being proposed. In fact, date<br />

setters have been proclaiming this kind <strong>of</strong> message<br />

for more than 170 years. We are to occupy until Jesus<br />

comes, or calls. When Pr<strong>of</strong>essor Martin Luther was<br />

asked what he would do if he knew that the Lord<br />

would return tomorrow, he replied: “I<br />

would plant a tree today!” Occupy until<br />

He comes, or calls. The main thing is to<br />

keep the main thing the main thing. Our<br />

priority is to fulfil the Great Commission<br />

<strong>of</strong> our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.<br />

“Just Preach the Gospel!”<br />

“Just preach the Gospel!” This response<br />

has <strong>of</strong>ten seemed like a convenient excuse<br />

for disobedience to the clear commands <strong>of</strong><br />

Scripture and an excuse for doing nothing.<br />

Do we really believe that Jesus would have<br />

us stand passively by while God-hating pagans<br />

exploit women made in the image <strong>of</strong> God, to degrade<br />

that which God has made to be holy, make public<br />

what God has meant to be private, make common<br />

what God has meant to be special, corrupting young<br />

minds and morals and ruining marriages? “Just<br />

preach the Gospel!” has <strong>of</strong>ten been used as an excuse<br />

to justify laziness or cowardice. Would God have<br />

us stand idly by while a murderer rips the arms and<br />

legs <strong>of</strong>f a baby and crushes its head? “If you faint in<br />

the day <strong>of</strong> adversity, your strength is small. Deliver<br />

those who are drawn toward death and hold back<br />

those stumbling to the slaughter. If you say, ‘Surely<br />

we did not know this,’ does not He who weighs the<br />

hearts consider it? He who keeps your soul, does He<br />

not know it? And will He not render to each man<br />

according to his deeds?” Proverbs 24:10–12<br />

Back to the Bible<br />

Which servant <strong>of</strong> God in the Bible limited himself<br />

to “Just preaching the Gospel?” Was Elijah wrong<br />

to confront and expose the pornographic, childsacrificing<br />

prophets <strong>of</strong> Baal? (1 Kings 18). Was John<br />

the Baptist wrong to have publicly confronted the<br />

immorality <strong>of</strong> king Herod? (Matthew 14:3–4). Could<br />

our Lord have been in error when He confronted<br />

the corruption in the Temple? Why did He overturn<br />

the tables and drive out the money-changers (Mark<br />

11:15–16)? Why did our Lord not “just preach the<br />

Gospel!”<br />

Sins <strong>of</strong> Omission<br />

The Parable <strong>of</strong> the Good Samaritan with its “Go and<br />

do likewise” (Luke 10:26–37), the coming Day <strong>of</strong><br />

Judgment when our Lord warned us that we will be<br />

judged on the basis <strong>of</strong> what we did to care for the sick,<br />

feed the hungry, clothe the naked, visit prisoners and<br />

welcome strangers (Matthew 25:31–46), confirms that<br />

we are obligated to do far more than “Just preach the<br />

Gospel!” In Matthew 25, our Lord makes it clear that,<br />

on the Day <strong>of</strong> Judgment, we will be judged for sins<br />

<strong>of</strong> omission, for the good things that we failed to do.<br />

True Christianity is Love in Action<br />

In James 1:27, we read that the Biblical definition<br />

<strong>of</strong> true religion before God is: “to look after orphans<br />

Biblical Worldview Summit—Glenvar, 1991<br />

and widows in their distress and to keep ourselves from<br />

being polluted by the world.”<br />

Seek First the Kingdom <strong>of</strong> God<br />

We are called to be “the salt <strong>of</strong> the earth.” Matthew 5:13.<br />

We have been taught to pray: “Our Father in Heaven,<br />

Hallowed be Your Name. Your Kingdom come. Your<br />

will be done on earth as it is in Heaven … ”<br />

Matthew 6:9–10<br />

Love God and Love your Neighbour<br />

It was love for God that motivated us to stand up<br />

against the legalisation <strong>of</strong> blasphemy. It was love<br />

for our neighbour that motivated us to organise<br />

outreaches outside escort agencies and brothels. It<br />

was in obedience to the Scripture: “have no fellowship<br />

with the unfruitful works <strong>of</strong> darkness, but rather<br />

expose them.” Ephesians 5:11, that led us to march to<br />

parliament and protest the legalisation <strong>of</strong> pornography<br />

and attempts to legalise modern-day slavery, human<br />

trafficking and prostitution. “Those from among you<br />

shall build the old waste places; you shall raise up the<br />

foundations <strong>of</strong> many generations and you shall be<br />

called the Repairer <strong>of</strong> the Breach, the Restorer <strong>of</strong> Streets<br />

to Dwell In.” Isaiah 58:12<br />

Renewing Minds to Transform Lives<br />

For 30 Years, Africa Christian Action has been<br />

conducting Biblical Worldview Seminars and<br />

Summits in obedience to the command “And do not<br />

be conformed to this world, but be transformed by<br />

the renewing <strong>of</strong> your mind, that you may prove what<br />

is that good and acceptable and perfect will <strong>of</strong> God.”<br />

Romans 12:2<br />

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March For Life<br />

<strong>2022</strong><br />

view our videos on<br />

www.ChristianAction.org.za


The Burning<br />

<strong>of</strong> Parliament<br />

in Cape Town<br />

2 January <strong>2022</strong><br />

The National Assembly (the lower house),<br />

built in the 1980s<br />

“If a fire breaks out and spreads … he who started the fire shall surely make restitution.” Exodus 22:6<br />

The Oldest Parliament in the Southern Hemisphere<br />

• Early Sunday morning, 2 January <strong>2022</strong>, firefighters responded to<br />

a report about smoke coming from parliament—before any fire<br />

alarm had been made from parliament itself!<br />

• The fire had raged for several hours before being reported.<br />

• The fire began on the top floor where ANC MPs have <strong>of</strong>fices.<br />

With many records being destroyed and only hours from the<br />

release <strong>of</strong> the State Capture Inquiry Report, a fire would have<br />

been convenient for those under investigation for corruption.<br />

• There were no security personnel in the building at the time, as<br />

parliament was not willing to pay workers overtime during the<br />

New Year holiday weekend.<br />

• Since 30 July 2015, the Parliamentary Protection Service has<br />

been without a permanent head. The incumbent leader and<br />

deputy were suspended over allegations <strong>of</strong> corruption and<br />

security breaches, one contract ran out during suspension.<br />

• Closed valves prevented the sprinkler system from operating.<br />

• Sprinkler valves, not serviced since 2017, missed a service<br />

scheduled for February 2020.<br />

• Fire doors were latched open.<br />

• Emergency staircases were poorly ventilated.<br />

• The ro<strong>of</strong> <strong>of</strong> the Old Assembly building completely collapsed.<br />

• The main assembly chamber was gutted.<br />

• There were cracks showing in the walls.<br />

• Great damage was caused to the new assembly wing, which<br />

includes the National Assembly Chamber.<br />

• Construction <strong>of</strong> the Cape parliament building began on 12 May<br />

1875. Overcoming setbacks, the building was opened in 1884.<br />

• Suspect, Zandile Christmas Mafe (49), diagnosed as a paranoid<br />

schizophrenic, faces charges including terrorism and arson. A<br />

pre-trial hearing at the High Court is set for 12 August <strong>2022</strong>.<br />

• The small Good Hope Chamber is being used as a stopgap.<br />

• Relocating parliament to Pretoria is being considered, with the<br />

EFF planning to introduce a “Relocation <strong>of</strong> Parliament” Bill.<br />

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RESPONDING to RESISTANCE to REFORMATION<br />

Christine and Rob McCafferty protest the City's plan to declare Cape Town “gay capital <strong>of</strong> Africa”, 2001<br />

Home Education<br />

In obedience to “Beware lest anyone cheat you<br />

through philosophy and empty deceit, according to<br />

the tradition <strong>of</strong> men, according to the basic principles<br />

<strong>of</strong> the world and not according to Christ.” Colossians<br />

2:8, we have promoted home education and Christian<br />

textbooks for Independent Christian schools. “The<br />

discerning heart seeks knowledge.” Proverbs 15:14<br />

Redeeming the Time<br />

In obedience to Ephesians 5:15–16 “Be very careful,<br />

then, how you live — not as unwise but as wise,<br />

making the most <strong>of</strong> every opportunity, because the<br />

days are evil,” we have been presenting a regular<br />

weekly radio programme Salt and Light on Radio<br />

Tygerberg, for over 25 years.<br />

Public Protests<br />

In the response to Proverbs 8:1–3 “Does not wisdom<br />

cry out and understanding lift up her voice? She takes<br />

her stand on the top <strong>of</strong> the high hill, beside the way,<br />

where the paths meet. She cries out by the gates, at the<br />

entry <strong>of</strong> the city, at the entrance <strong>of</strong> the doors,” we have<br />

regularly conducted Life Chains, Marches for Life,<br />

Missions in the Malls, mass literature distribution at<br />

traffic lights and National Day <strong>of</strong> Repentance Prayer<br />

Vigils at the gates <strong>of</strong> parliament.<br />

Prayer Vigils<br />

“If My people, who are called by My Name, will<br />

humble themselves and pray and seek My face and<br />

turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from<br />

Heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their<br />

land.” 2 Chronicles 7:14, has inspired many rallies and<br />

services at the gates <strong>of</strong> parliament, on the lawn before<br />

Union buildings and outside the High Court.<br />

Salt and Light<br />

“You are the salt <strong>of</strong> the earth … You are the light <strong>of</strong> the<br />

world … Let your light so shine before men, that they<br />

may see your good works and glorify your Father in<br />

Heaven.” Matthew 5:13–16, has inspired the pro-life,<br />

pro-family moral ministry <strong>of</strong> Africa Christian Action<br />

for 30 years.<br />

Watchmen on the Walls<br />

Africa Christian Action has been called to be<br />

watchmen on the walls. “I have set watchmen on your<br />

walls, O Jerusalem; they shall never hold their peace<br />

day or night. You who make mention <strong>of</strong> the Lord, do<br />

not keep silent,” Isaiah 62:6<br />

Learning from History<br />

“Stand in the ways and see and ask for the old paths,<br />

where the good way is and walk in it; then you will<br />

find rest for your souls … Also, I set watchmen over<br />

you, saying, ‘Listen to the sound <strong>of</strong> the trumpet!’”<br />

Jeremiah 6:16–17. As Nehemiah rallied the people <strong>of</strong><br />

Jerusalem to the sound <strong>of</strong> the trumpet to mobilise to<br />

defend that part <strong>of</strong> the wall under immediate attack,<br />

so A<strong>CA</strong> has used the Christian Action magazine and<br />

E-mail list, the www.ChristianAction.org.za website,<br />

our Salt and Light Radio programme and public<br />

meetings as trumpets to alert and mobilise positive,<br />

practical Christian Action to where it is most urgently<br />

and strategically needed. “So, I sought for a man<br />

among them who would make a wall, and stand in<br />

Stop the traffick, mall outreach, 2019<br />

the gap before Me on behalf <strong>of</strong> the land, that I should<br />

not destroy it … ” Ezekiel 22:30<br />

Persevere in Prayer and Action<br />

Our Lord Jesus taught us that we should “always pray<br />

and not give up.” In the parable <strong>of</strong> the persistent widow,<br />

Jesus taught us that even an unjust judge will give in<br />

and do what is right in response to persistent prayer<br />

and pressure (Luke 18:1–8). We need to continually<br />

ask (pray), seek (strategy) and knock (action). “Also,<br />

I heard the voice <strong>of</strong> the Lord, saying: ‘Whom shall I<br />

send and who will go for Us?’ Then I said, ‘Here am I!<br />

Send me’.” Isaiah 6:8<br />

A Call to Action<br />

If you want to join, or start, a Christian Action<br />

group, contact info@christianaction.org.za and<br />

visit www.ChristianAction.org.za for news, projects<br />

and resources that you can use to educate, enlist<br />

and encourage others in this Biblical movement to<br />

motivate and mobilise the church to be salt and light<br />

in society. “But thanks be to God, who gives us the<br />

victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my<br />

beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always<br />

abounding in the work <strong>of</strong> the Lord, knowing that<br />

your labour is not in vain in the Lord.”<br />

1 Corinthians 15:57–58<br />

Dr. Peter Hammond<br />

www.ChristianAction.org.za<br />

University <strong>of</strong> Cape Town<br />

“Salt and Light” programme on Radio Tygerberg, 2015<br />

Rebuilding the Walls<br />

The Book <strong>of</strong> Nehemiah has been an inspiration for<br />

our Project Nehemiah. “ … You see the distress that<br />

we are in, how Jerusalem lies waste and its gates are<br />

burned with fire. Come and let us build the wall <strong>of</strong><br />

Jerusalem, that we may no longer be a reproach.”<br />

Nehemiah 2:17. As Nehemiah responded with<br />

intercession, information, involvement, investment<br />

and implementation, we seek to provide research<br />

and direction so that our people can be informed,<br />

interceding, involved, investing and implementing,<br />

applying the Lordship <strong>of</strong> Christ to all areas <strong>of</strong> life.<br />

“When the enemy comes in<br />

like a flood, The Spirit <strong>of</strong> the<br />

Lord will lift up a standard<br />

against him.”<br />

Isaiah 59:19<br />

On top <strong>of</strong> Table Mountain<br />

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Upcoming Events<br />

9 Aug <strong>2022</strong> Women’s Day Outreaches (Missions in the Mall)<br />

11 Aug <strong>2022</strong> Sakeliga KragDag<br />

Sept <strong>2022</strong><br />

CLB Home Education—African History<br />

2 Oct <strong>2022</strong> International Life Chain Sunday<br />

Biblical Worldview Summit <strong>2022</strong><br />

29 Oct <strong>2022</strong> Home Education Fair and Variety Concert<br />

30 Oct <strong>2022</strong> Reformation Sunday<br />

31 Oct <strong>2022</strong> Reformation Day <strong>2022</strong><br />

6 Nov <strong>2022</strong> Rhodesia Remembrance Sunday Service<br />

11 Nov <strong>2022</strong> Remembrance Day<br />

13 Nov <strong>2022</strong> International Day <strong>of</strong> Prayer for the Persecuted<br />

5–13 Jan 2023 Biblical Worldview Summit 2023<br />

TO SUPPORT AFRI<strong>CA</strong> CHRISTIAN<br />

ACTION PAY BY EFT INTO ACCOUNT:<br />

Name:<br />

Christian Action Network<br />

Bank:<br />

Standard Bank<br />

Account No.: 072906901<br />

Branch: Kromboom<br />

Branch No.: 026209<br />

Please use your name as the reference, and<br />

e-mail us the deposit slip with your name and<br />

postal address, or e-mail the amount, date<br />

paid, reference and your postal address to<br />

mail@christianaction.org.za.<br />

CHRISTIAN ACTION<br />

PO Box 23632, Claremont 7735<br />

Cape Town, South Africa<br />

www.ChristianAction.org.za<br />

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