When you stand for a cause, stand with the strength of Christ at your side, confident in His righteousness

Rob Gerhard

We’re praying for our university student brothers and sisters in South Africa at this time as they take a stand for an important cause that will shape our country’s history. Its not just about fees. They’re protesting the injustice that flows from poor governance: money managed wastefully, or worse, resources filtered away to enrich a few through corruption; but there’s no money to invest into crucial education for the leaders of the future. There’s frustration with the powerful putting themselves first rather than serving those who entrusted them with power. There’s a cry for good leadership; for God’s type of leaders.

So we pray for courage, but also for wisdom. And most of all we pray for God to do a great and wonderful thing in South Africa.

There are times when Christians are called to take a stand – to follow the conviction of conscience and to push against injustice – even if its uncomfortable and the cost is sacrifice. Great men and…

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