Jacksons, Mission Partners of Castle Street, Missions

Jacksons Update – June 1st 2022

Give thanks that Fraser had a very good meeting yesterday with representatives from Mukhanyo Theological College.  It now seems definite that Fraser will be supporting them with the provision of an online library catalogue across all their campuses and also their sister colleges throughout South Africa.  The latest issue of the NetACT journal was published today, and Fraser is now in the process of finalising details for his trip in July with staff from the Namibia Evangelical Theological Seminary.

The RJ follow up sessions Dawn leads on Mondays are going well.  This week we discussed anger, which led onto fear.  The teaching on anger at Pardeberg prison was used to defuse a potentially violent situation in one of the rooms.  Pray for Ebrahim in Drakenstein Maximum to be fully released from the temptation to suicide.  Decades ago he was in contact with satanists.  Now he’s a firm follower of Jesus and has seen many answers to prayer.

Pray for the communities where drug taking and crime are increasing exponentially.  The men worry about the dangers that face their children outside.  Pray the men’s altered lives would be part of the change and they would be able to trust God enough for their families.

Zebulun church in Wellington is planning an outreach soup lunch on Thursday.  Pray that they continue to make a positive impact in their gang-ridden area of Wellington.

Recognising individual talents, weaknesses and misfits is very important.  Pray especially that the leadership of the prison ministry will be aware of this.

Please pray as we gather documents to apply for a renewal of our visas to stay in South Africa.