News and Events

Youth Conference July 2018

The theme of Rev Erlo Stegen’s message to the conference, “How wonderful is God!” ran like a golden thread through the whole conference.  Since the small beginnings of the ministry until today, it has been God’s goodness, faithfulness and care that has carried us through. After 45 years of youth conferences, we can only praise…

Funeral service of Johan Ligthelm

  Our brother Johan Ligthelm faced many physical difficulties, especially in the last part of his life.  But he remained steadfast and patient with the cross which God had given him to carry.  He often saw himself as the person with only one talent (from Jesus’ parable of the five, the two and the one…

Visitors from Namibia

When Rev Stegen was visiting the west coast of Namibia he met the leaders of the area whom he invited to visit Kwasizabantu Mission. This week three of the dignitaries arrived together with a farmer and they attended the evening service in the auditorium. A spontaneously combined choir sang two songs together for the first…

Easter Conference

Jesus Christ, the only Son of God came into this world to suffer and die the cruel death on the cross and then rise gloriously on the third day to present to us, the sinful world, the way of salvation. The depiction in film of the awful sufferings and death of our Lord on Friday…

Graduation of College Students

21st CCE Graduation Ceremony On the 24th March, Cedar College of Education held their 21st graduation ceremony at the Kwasizabantu auditorium. 14 students from various countries including South Africa, France, Germany, Switzerland and South Korea, received their Bachelor’s Degree in Education, two in Foundation Phase and 12 in Senior & FET Phase. A total of…

Opening of the new CCE Hostel

“And it shall come to pass afterward that I will pour out My Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions.” Joel 2:28 Our hearts are overflowing with thankfulness to the Lord who has brought yet another vision into…

Alpheus Mdlalose gone to be with the Lord

After a long illness, Alpheus Mdlalose was called home on 15 January 2018. We grieve with his wife, Ntombenhle and pray that she and her children will be comforted in the knowledge that God’s way is the best way. Baba Mdlalose, as he was fondly known by all who knew him, loved the Lord and…

Youth Conference at KwaSizabantu

The bi-annual Youth Conference this summer started on Sunday, 10 December and continued until 17 December 2017. Although there were many youth-related topics presented, the underlying message of the week was: Our Father in heaven. Rev Stegen highlighted this in two wonderful messages where he reminded all who attended that if we are children of…

New church building at Kingscliff

On Sunday, 27 August 2017 a new church building at the KwaSizabantu branch in Kingscliff was inaugurated. It was at Kingscliff that Rev Stegen first pitched a tent for evangelisation, early in his ministry. A number of elderly people who were converted at that time related what the Gospel had meant to them over the…