THE WISE MEN AND WOMEN FROM THE EAST
Twenty, third and fourth year students and three staff from
Prof. Hette Domburg was the leader of the delegation. Their first stop of call in
Their last port of call was on Good Friday in Norton, 45 kilometers from
On Good Friday the group listened to my personal experiences. I shared with them the difficult times I went through in trying to live the Gospel message in troubled times. Because of the misunderstandings and the misrepresentations about my prophetic role I had to come to a mutual agreement with my Church to leave the full time work and was seconded to the
The session on my experiences generated such a heated debate that we went late into the night students asking very practical and pertinent questions. Some students suggested that such experiences should be shared within the region because we have similar problems in our nations. Theological Reflection sessions are very vital because they bring out real issues which pastors/ministers of religion confront in their daily work.
I also shared with them the traditional Seven Sayings on the Cross. The full text is posted on the Blog. Another heated debate ensued. Sunday morning we traveled to