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Groundswell is a resource designed to help you explore how your faith can shape your response to big social issues. Our hope and prayer is that a growing number of Christ-followers begin to individually and collectively live out justice – creating a groundswell of positive change in our society.

Recent Posts

Beyond our own family, table and tree this season


So much of Christmas, as we have come to experience and expect, is jingles in shopping centres, full trolleys (and empty wallets) and full bellies from a big meal.... read more

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UYD partners with Common Good hosting young adults in Cape Town


The Uzwelo Youth Development (UYD) team hosted its first Social Justice Youth Program from 30th September – 08 October 2017. The theme for the one week program was Social... read more

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A journey of home and hope


Wanda Cele Road runs around the back of the seaside town of Amanzimtoti in Kwazulu-Natal. It is a thin line of separation between the historically white suburb and the... read more


New mothers celebrated across the city on Mother’s Day


 I had the wonderful privilege of co-leading the team for the Mother’s Day Connect Team at Karl Bremer hospital.  Together with about 25 volunteers, we visited 68 mothers and... read more

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Youth Day: 41 years on


More than a public holiday – June 16, let us not ever forget the significance of this day. I remember in 1995 when the public holidays changed. Being a teenager... read more

TZN Grad May 2017

Du Noon welcomes The Zanokhanyo Network


Meet Silvia, a member of Common Ground Church Tableview who with her husband Max are witnessing lives transformed and hope restored for families in Du Noon. Over the past few... read more


More than one day. A view on #BlackMonday


Life in South Africa is not dull.  In one week we have the passing of a struggle stalwart, the recall of the finance minister (and many others) and the... read more


Homelessness and the local church


One of the things that both challenges me – and yet fascinates me – about leading a congregation right in the heart of the city, is the fact that... read more

But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream!

Amos 5:25