A Wide Opportunity in South Africa
South Africa is the richest, most industrialized nation in Africa. English is a major language and literacy is high. The “third world” tag sticks however, as urban shantytowns exist down the road from westernized blocks. Security is vital to deter crime. And daily, over a thousand AIDS victims die.
Christianity in South Africa is widespread, but deficient in theological depth. “A mile wide and an inch deep” is a common phrase that applies here. Combating the prosperity gospel and other doctrinal extremes is a need recognized by Desiring God.
Read more about what went on in South Africa last fall.