In this insightful book, Professor Tshilidzi Marwala provides an overview of the Fourth Industrial Revolution from a uniquely African perspective. Using African examples, Professor Marwala examines the continent - and particularly South Africa's - technological and socio-economic readiness for the socio-technical change being ushered in by the Fourth Industrial Revolution. He also presents strategic action points that are worth the consideration of every business leader on the continent.
Every South African knows that we urgently need “new ways to fix old problems”. This astute collection of essays by 15 experts therefore provides action-oriented recommendations on a broad range of priorities. From Ann Bernstein to Thuli Madonsela, from Bonang Mohale to Temba Nolutshungu – they scrutinise the forces that shape society, in order to strengthen democracy and bring about productive change.
Anointed for Business is Ed Silvo’s testimony that encourages and equips believers who are in the marketplace on the why, what and how to advance the kingdom right in the place where we work. If you are in the marketplace and feeling a little ineffective as opposed to those who are in fulltime ministry – this book is for you. Wanting to know how you can use your influence to change the world? This book is for you. This book is also for church leaders who are looking to equip their communities on doing God’s work, while at work.
This fascinating book tells the true story of how one family changed the world – through beer. It stirs together several strains of the Guinness legacy, showing how commercial flair and vibrant faith can become a remarkable and inspiring force for social good.
Does Christianity have a legitimate role to play in politics, business, law, medicine, journalism, and education? Or are secularists right when they relegate religion to the strictly private realm of ‘personal values’? Nancy Pearcey offers a razor-sharp analysis of the now accepted split between the public and private - revealing how every worldview (including secularism) is ultimately based on beliefs. A brilliant, intellectual read for Christian professionals who want to know how to extricate the gospel from issues of individual morality, and translate it into language and application suitable for the public square.
n this short but profound book, Andy Crouch argues that modern technology has empowered us to pursue ‘mastery without relationship’ and ‘abundance without dependence’. We’ve essentially traded our personhood for superpower, without realising the hidden trade-offs that diminish our 'muchness'. The good news is that there is a way to change from slaves of devices into masters of instruments – creating a world where we can be both connected, and fully alive.
With a successful (and scandal-free) track record of four decades, Martin Kuscus proved himself one of a rare breed of credible public sector leaders who shaped the South African democratic landscape for the better. His memoir calls on emerging leaders to redefine the game of power, and live with admirable character in a world dominated by self-serving compromise.
Creation Regained is a crisp, clear introduction to developing an integrated, biblical worldview. Outlining three basic chapters in human history (creation, fall, and redemption), Wolters shows how defining the gospel in narrow and shallow ways discredit the breadth and depth of God’s redemptive plan.
Returning to the UK after 27 years in India as a missionary, Newbigin could clearly see the devastating effects on a society that rejects the gospel as objective truth. Truth To Tell is a short, but powerful, treatise on this important topic.
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