Lesley Mofokeng is a member of the men’s ministry of his church. He is seen here singing from the Hosanna hymnbook of the NG Kerk, now used in the URCSA, at his home congregation of Alexandra, Johannesburg. PHOTO: FAMILY ALBUM
I was brought up in the NG Kerk, a church that birthed and justified apartheid. My family has devoted its life to this church for decades.
I carry on this legacy of fidelity towards this church. It has morphed into the Uniting Reformed Church of Southern Africa (URCSA). It has denounced apartheid and called it a sin against humanity.
These conflicting, difficult truths trouble me.
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