A Whole lot of Spinach

A Whole lot of Spinach

Dear Family of St John’s Who would have thought spinach would make me laugh? My first real memory of anything spinach-related must be Popeye the Sailor Man. Anyone remember him? As young children my brother and I loved Popeye. Our cousins, who were vegetarian, tried...
The Joy of Alpha

The Joy of Alpha

”For the past twenty years we have run Alpha Courses at St Johns, and I have been blessed and privileged to be part of them since 2016. Except for the Covid years and last year we have enjoyed the Alpha journey experience and what always amazes me – is that even...
Stay Awake

Stay Awake

Hello! This week Friday the Collision youth group will be having a stay awake! The name is a pretty good descriptor of what will happen: the teens (and leaders, unfortunately) will stay awake from Friday night till Saturday morning. This is the second one Andile and I...
Severe Weather Warning

Severe Weather Warning

My eldest visited us for a few days last week. He casually mentioned in conversation that he’d experienced his first earthquake! In Potchefstroom! Being the mother that I am, I naturally jumped to the extreme conclusion and had visions of massive damage. He quickly...
Living in the Dance of God’s Love

Living in the Dance of God’s Love

This past week I have been reflecting on living in the dance of God’s love as we continue to navigate through the joys and challenges of life. The idea of dancing evokes feelings of joy, freedom, and harmony. And that is exactly how our relationship with God should be...