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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

Meet the Wheelers

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Over the past year I have experienced a growing anxiety about the water situation in Cape Town. 2018 felt so far away, and to be honest, I’m not sure... read more

Faith, Bible and Water

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What does the Bible have to say to us about water? In a time of water restrictions and uncertainty around water sustainability, we can turn to our faith for... read more

Choosing #DayOne

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I didn’t come to public activism easily or naturally. In August of 1989 Archbishop Tutu and Rev Boesak led a series of beach protests in Cape Town to highlight... read more

Meet the Pattendens

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As a Christian family, our desire is to seek God through the drought. The physical drought has made us aware of some of our own spiritual dryness. And so... read more

Beyond our own family, table and tree this season

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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

Youth JJ Cape Point

UYD partners with Common Good hosting young adults in Cape Town

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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

Toti blogpost Matt Draper

A journey of home and hope

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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

#MothersDayConnect

New mothers celebrated across the city on Mother’s Day

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 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

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


Amos 5:25