Reflection on Madiba’s 1992 Challenge to the Church
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Politics and Society Reflection on Madiba’s 1992 Challenge to the Church

In 1992, the Free Ethiopian Church of South Africa had their centenary celebration. Nelson Mandela gave a speech that outlined eight tasks for the church. The tasks included, national reconciliation, supporting democracy, and the war on violence, in addition to acting as “the conscience of the present and future society”. Are churches across Africa drawing any lessons from Mandela’s counsel?