Sunday 24 December 2017

Archbishop's Christmas sermon, 2017

The South African Broadcasting Corporation's Christmas Day news report on the Archbishop's sermon - featured below - is followed by the full text of the sermon.

Full text of Archbishop Thabo Makgoba's Christmas sermon, preached at Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve, December 24, at St George's Cathedral, Cape Town:

Isaiah 62:6-12, Psalm 97, Titus 3:4-7, Luke 2:(1-7), 8-20 or John 1:1-14

May I speak in the name of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen.

Tuesday 19 December 2017

@ArchbishopThabo says faith leaders will support ANC leaders - IF...

On behalf of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa and the National Church Leaders' Forum, I congratulate the new leadership of the ANC on their election.

As people of faith, our hope is always in God and not in any political party or leader. But we do need leaders of integrity who will put the common good above all else.

Wednesday 13 December 2017

Rethinking Business as Usual - Archbishop Thabo on climate change

The Archbishop recently participated in a 24-hour webcast dealing with climate change, hosted by the former American president, Al Gore. This segment on South Africa was described by the producers as follows:

Tuesday 12 December 2017

Reflections on the Upcoming ANC Conference

The full text of this message appears below:

In South Africa, we have been waiting, praying and anticipating a renaissance of values-based, ethical and moral leadership for nearly ten years. We are now on destiny’s doorstep.