Volume 4 No 6

From the correspondence we receive, I believe that Face to Face Magazine does make a difference to the lives of many of our readers. I hope that you too find the articles we print not only interesting but personally relevant to your life as you live as a Southern African in the 21st century. Why not drop us a line and give us your honest impressions and ideas for future articles, so we can better serve you?

We unashamedly proclaim the good news of Christ, and our focus is on improving your relationship with him and others, equipping you better to fulfil the great commandments of love to God and each other.

As once again we face the year end, we bring you articles that will better equip you to cope with the rat-race that we all end up living (pg.6), especially at this time of year. The true miracle of Christmas is highlighted (pg.16), to remind us all of God’s love for all humans, as well as how to make the most of the New Year (pg.20).

We offer a brief explanation of Trinitarian Theology (pg.18) which is foundational to all our articles. (For more info on this feel free to contact us - details on back page - for a free article called ‘The God Revealed in Jesus Christ’). We also examine the relevance of the Bible today and how to read it as it was intended (pg.14), allowing us to come to a better understanding of important concepts such as reconciliation and redemption (pg.15) and Christ’s Humanity (pg.13).

As you enjoy your physical feasting and celebrations, we hope that this year end issue of Face to Face will provide you with a spiritual feast and leave you feeling truly satisfied. I would like to add my sincere thanks to all who continue to support us financially. Without your contributions we could not continue to make the Gospel freely available to all those who request it.

Have a Christ-filled festive season, travel safely and may 2013 be filled with His true blessings for you and your loved ones.  

A Christmas tale of time and space

On 12th April 1961 the world stood in awe of Russia. Yuri Gagarin was supposedly...

King Solomon’s Mines

I couldn’t help but think of Basil when I read Proverbs chapter19 verse 3.

To know the heart of the pilot

Three passengers share a row of seats in an airplane. As the plane is taxiing for takeoff, their conversation turns to the topic of the airplane pilot.

Next year will be different... or will it?

Have you ever wondered if God cares about New Year’s Day?

God exists in timelessness called eternity.

What's so special about Trinitarian Theology

Learning more about the nature of God has dominated my Bible study for the last decade and I find it to be more and more fascinating.

The real Christmas story

Every Christmas season Christians give thanks to our heavenly Father for his love and grace, showered upon us through the birth of Jesus.

Don't believe everything you read in the bible

One important thing my Professor at university taught me is to always make sure that your source of information is reliable.

The law, used properly

(A Study of 1 Timothy 1:3-11)
The early church had doctrinal disagreements and behavioral problems. Paul asked Timothy to take care of several problems in Ephesus.

Ancient words changing me changing you

I don’t remember the name of the movie. I can’t recall the plot or the names of the actors. But I do remember one particular scene.


This Aramaic word literally means “The Lord is coming.

How to live in the rat race without becoming a rat

Violent protest action, horror crime reports, wild cat strikes, Klein Karoo fracking controversy, the ever widening gap between rich and poor.

An unexpected lesson

My wife, Sue, and I recently attended a different kind of church service, and we learned an unexpected lesson from an unexpected source.


This is the title of a movie I watched a couple of weeks ago.