RightNow Media

This month we have signed up the church to RightNow Media. This is an amazing resource for every conceivable area of the Christian life with top-quality bible teaching from some of the world's best Christian leaders. Over 18 000 Bible…

What's Your Story?

Next to our bed (and obviously our stove and fridge) the most important piece of furniture in our home is our dining room table. Shortly after our marriage, nearly 40 years ago, Irene and I purchased a round dining room table that seats eight…

S.E. Asia Mission Trip

Over 2 weeks in April, a team of three Young Adults from RUC, partnered with OMF Southern Africa and Nick & Trish Bekker , on a short term exposure trip to a closed country in South East Asia. Here are some of their insights: Brett The…
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2017 Youth Mission to Mozambique

The month of April was an exciting one as we sent a team to Xai Xai, Mozambique to visit Mark and Les Harper. We were excited at the prospect visiting a new place and being exposed to a new culture and completely different way of life. Our team…

More than Maths & English

Rose-Act Saturday School is making a difference in the lives of 275 children in Alexandra township by improving their English and maths results at school to enable them to pass matric and to qualify for a tertiary education. In addition,…

As Each Part Does Its Work

One of the most profound and instructive images of the church in the New Testament is that of the “body.” The church is likened to a body – one body made up of many parts, with each part having a specific function designed to contribute…
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Rays of Hope Mission

The mission of Rosebank Union Church (RUC) is clear. We exist to call, equip and send disciples for the glory of God. We derive this divine mandate from Jesus’ own words in Matthew 28: 18-20: All authority in heaven and on earth has been…

Vision 2017 & You!

In early September last year, the pastoral team spent a week thinking and praying about our hopes and dreams for 2017. This was followed by interaction with the Ministry Leaders, the Elders. At our final Church Council meeting in November, we…

Sparrow School Partnership

For some of our orphaned and vulnerable children in Alexandra school is a daily battle. Due to the trauma and lack of parenting/support they have suffered, many of them have missed out on the...

Fees Must What?

The chaos on many of our university campuses in response to the announcement by the Minister that tertiary education will not be free next year, and that instead there will be increases of no more...

Life and Death on our Doorstep

On Sunday afternoon we received news that one of the children in our Rays of Hope projects had been hurt at home and was being rushed to the clinic. A few minutes later Bertha (who works for Rays of...

Volunteer Day at Ikhaya Lomusa

Last Saturday was one of the highlights of our year so far! We had over 90 volunteers pass through the doors, some arrived in their SUV’s from Sandton etc and others walked from different parts...