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The Gospel Coalition Africa Podcast

English, Christianity, 1 season, 40 episodes, 16 hours, 21 minutes
The Gospel Coalition Africa exists to proclaim the centrality of the Gospel for all of life. We talk to Christians across Africa about the amazing things God is doing in their lives.
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Making the Invisible Visible: The Christian and the Spirit World

11/17/202342 minutes, 31 seconds
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Making the Invisible Visible: Jesus and the Spirit World

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Making the Invisible Visible: Man and the Spirit World

11/3/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 36 seconds
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Writing For Impact? How to Write Well

10/20/202342 minutes, 28 seconds
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Writing for Africa? Observe, Read, Think, Write. In That Order

10/13/202352 minutes, 42 seconds
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The Pre-Incarnate Son: Jesus Before Bethlehem

4/6/202352 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Blessings & Challenges of Interracial Relationships

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Married Sex: Normal Challenges & How To Handle Them

God designed sex for marriage, but even then couples face challenges. We discuss normal, sex related, issues marrieds face & how to handle them biblically
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The African Christian Christmas Survival Guide

Christmas is amazing, but it can be challenging too. This short survival guide helps African Christians answer tricky questions and enjoy the season more.
12/23/202013 minutes, 18 seconds
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Black Friday: 4 Things African Christians Need to Know

Should African Christians take part in Black Friday? We explore the origins, pitfalls and opportunities to serve. Because yes, we can keep it Christ-centred
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Parents, It’s Time to Disciple Your Teens

We can't just leave it up to the local Youth Pastor to disciple our teens. Yes, parents - we play a critical role. Here's some tips on how to do it well
6/18/202046 minutes, 37 seconds
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How to Pastor a Township Church under Lockdown

No meetings, no internet, few resources. How do you keep a Township church going under COVID-19? Pastor Sbu shares tips not only for survival, but growth
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How Not to Think about the Pandemic

COVID-19 is forcing us to pause and reflect on our thoughts and priorities. We discuss 12 major things Christians ought not to think about the pandemic.
4/16/202026 minutes, 43 seconds
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Singleness: A Woman’s Perspective

As a single woman in South Africa people expect me to need a man. But Jesus has taught me that being alone and being lonely are not the same.
4/4/202033 minutes, 8 seconds
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Doing Small Business Outside the Box

Small business is battling as COVID-19 continues. Gugu Gule shares how relying on God and thinking outside the box is keeping her, and her employees, afloat
4/2/202024 minutes, 38 seconds
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On Pause? Church Planting during COVID-19

How do you stay encouraged when you are church planting during COVID-19? Is it time to press pause? Greg Cassim shares his plans and hopes for the future
3/28/202017 minutes, 40 seconds
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Surviving Lockdown: What to do When There’s no Work?

If Sanelisiwe Jobodwana does not work, she does not get paid. During the COVID-19 lockdown as all her work is cancelled Sane shares how she plans to survive
3/25/202025 minutes, 32 seconds
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COVID-19 in Africa: Healthcare, Panic, Townships & the Gospel

There are unique challenges presented by COVID-19 in Africa. We need to think beyond ourselves and recognise that our actions can save or sacrifice others.
3/20/202030 minutes, 11 seconds
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Why is the Bronze Snake in the Desert Significant?

Conrad Mbewe uses the Bible to explain the significance of the bronze snake lifted by Moses in the desert and how this Old Testament story points to Christ
3/12/20205 minutes, 48 seconds
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Singleness: A Man’s Perspective

Singleness is a God-given gift where you have the time and resources to serve Christ and the church - but we don't always treat single men that way
2/27/202034 minutes, 2 seconds
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Should Christians do Traditional Marriage Counselling?

It's important for us to realize that you know, not everything that is in culture is necessarily wrong. Though there are some things that are obviously, patently, wrong.
2/20/20206 minutes, 58 seconds
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Body Image

When you focus on improving your body image you walk a fine line between disciplined commitment and obsessive idolatry. Tyrone shares his journey.
1/31/202047 minutes, 12 seconds
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Do I Lose my Salvation Because of Sexual Sin?

Our salvation is not earned. It is the work of Jesus Christ on the cross. When you start to hate sexual sin in your life, you know your are saved by Him.
1/9/20206 minutes, 3 seconds
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Witchcraft in the Church

1/1/202042 minutes, 41 seconds
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Being Single

Being single is a blessing! You can concentrate wholeheartedly on serving the Lord. But if sexual sin tempts you - marriage is a better course to follow.
12/12/20195 minutes, 8 seconds
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Black Fatherhood

In South Africa the dire state of black fatherhood is no myth. But there is hope in Christ! Blaque and Kat encourage fathers to break this destructive cycle
11/29/201948 minutes, 21 seconds
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Celebrity Christianity // Kanye West & the African ‘Man of God’

11/22/201937 minutes, 35 seconds
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How do I Respond to Abuse as a Christian? // Ivy Mugambi

How should Christians respond to abuse? What is it, who does it affect, what can men can do to stop it, and how we can use the Gospel to guide our actions?
11/8/201935 minutes, 20 seconds
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Tithing: Just an Old Testament Teaching? // Conrad Mbewe

Tithing from the people of God supports ministry. Those who abuse it are wrong, but that doesn’t mean we should drop the command of the Lord Jesus Christ.
10/25/20196 minutes, 45 seconds
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The Truth about Ancestral Worship // David Kobedi

What is ancestral worship? Does it have real power or is it just superstition? We discuss African traditional religion and contrast it to faith in Christ.
10/18/201942 minutes, 7 seconds
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Walking the Fine Line between Faith and Culture

It’s not easy to live for Christ in any context. Poet Puno Selesho shares how her faith influences her urban African culture - and how to put Christ first
9/19/201922 minutes
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Why Lobola is Not a Curse Word // Sibusiso Mdluli

Blaque and Sbu look at why lobola is often seen as a burden not a blessing. Yet there are positive aspects we can embrace and support as Christians.
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How to Choose a Church // Reggie Lamityi – TGC Africa

What key things should you look for when you choose a church? And what role do you play in forming a healthy church? It’s not just about being a consumer...
7/18/201929 minutes, 33 seconds
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Black Tax: Why I Don’t Resent Paying It

A successful young professional, Leah, like many South Africans, pays Black Tax to support family at home. She does it gladly. The question is, why?
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Toils and Snares – Living in Exile

Eleanor Kwizera is living in exile. God has placed her far from Uganda, her home. However, as a Christian, she knows her real home is still to come
5/1/201917 minutes, 2 seconds
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Easter – Truth Behind Traditions

From 7 words and visiting graves to egg hunts by the sea - we explore Easter traditions in South Africa and the truth of the Gospel behind it all
4/1/201940 minutes, 53 seconds
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Township Stories: Good, Bad or Ugly?

How should Christians respond to the way Township stories and local culture is portrayed in film and television?
3/1/201924 minutes, 23 seconds
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Admitting my Addiction; Accepting my Saviour

God rescued Codi from a dark world of addiction. Now he uses his story & God-given gifts to share the Gospel with other young people in the grip of despair
2/1/201912 minutes, 56 seconds
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Using Music to Engage the African Mind

Music plays a huge role in African culture. We should be using music to engage our brothers and sisters with the Gospel. But what's the best way to do that?
1/1/201929 minutes, 6 seconds
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Adoption Changes Everything

From the Gospel imperatives to the emotional implications, one thing is very clear. Adoption changes everything and everyone in the story.
12/1/201812 minutes, 31 seconds