This letter is necessitated by the current moral decay in most of our societies. In almost every daily print, visual and audio-visual medium, we learn of how cruel the world has become.
In Windhoek for example, especially in poor black suburbs, life has become somewhat challenging even for an evening walk. Rape, domestic violence, accidents, alcohol and drug abuse, theft, fraud the list is scarily endless. These evil forces have also recently also invaded the churches.
People in society have no place to call home yet on almost every other corner is a church. It’s not wrong to build and sustain churches, but my point is these churches also nowadays contribute to the moral evils of common man.
Pastors are getting away with church resources and finances, reverends are raping and molesting young children and most church employees today are money-driven and not God-driven missionaries. Most pastors are interested in audiences, crowds and membership that will enlarge their pockets and their bank accounts.
If churches are more caring, we should be able to see the fruits of their labour and not the opposite.
When we preach, I strongly emphasise from the biblical context to tell the people the good news and not the bad news. The gospel should be to tell people what God has done for them on the cross of Calvary through Christ Jesus and not what they can do for God.