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Religious freedom concern as Cape Town church investigated over corporal punishment beliefs

Source: Gateway News
Date Added: 2013-08-22

Category: General NewsIssues - GeneralIssues - EducationIssues - EthicsIssues - Moral Regeneration
A Cape Town church that is being investigated by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) over its doctrine on corporal punishment is calling on the Church to stand united against a Government attack on religious freedom.

The SAHRC is investigating a complaint against Joshua Generation Church (JGC) for teaching the Biblical doctrine of ’spare the rod, spoil the child’. But JGC Senior Pastor, Andrew Selley, who has consulted with religious rights attorneys, said the real issue is an attempt by the State to limit religious and family freedom, which if not opposed, could lead to the ‘outlawing’ of teachings of the Christian church and the Bible.

Read the full article on Gateway News:
http://gatewaynews.co.za/religious-freedom-concern-as-cape-town-church-investigated-over-corporal-punishment-beliefs/
Source: Gateway News
Date Added: 2013-08-22

Category: General NewsIssues - GeneralIssues - EducationIssues - EthicsIssues - Moral Regeneration
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