Community Transformation Stories


01 May 2023

Nathan’s Story


We first met Nathan in a school in Parkwood (Johannesburg) when our Respect ME team delivered lessons. When we launched our Community Hub in Parkwood, Nathan was one of the first young people to come along. Here’s his story.

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18 Dec 2022

2022 – Yearly Review


As we now look back on the year, we are grateful for all God has done – beyond what we imagined. Here are some of the highlights

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18 Nov 2022

New Soccer Kits For Nyanga Players


LegalWise has been a committed Message SA partner for a number of years and has been supporting the Community Transformation department since 2021. In 2022, one highlight has been the support they provided our Community Hub in Nyanga.

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13 Oct 2022

Proximity Conference 2022


After a gap of five years, we once again hosted the Proximity conference in Cape Town, and what an amazing experience we had this year. Proximity is a conference hosted by The Message that focuses on community development and incarnational mission.

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17 Dec 2021

Our Year, Wrapped


There are two things that the end of a year brings: reflection and expectation. So, as our team wraps things up before the holiday season, we thought we would share some of our 2021 reflections as we stand in great expectation for the new year.

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25 Oct 2021

Coming Full Circle


For many young people living in the toughest neighbourhoods in South Africa, it’s almost impossible to avoid getting involved in gangsterism. But we know this isn’t the plan that God has for them.

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