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tyrone

South AfricaJohannesburg, South Africa

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January 6, 2013

Confidence Tyrone

About Me: 

I often found myself preferring the company of people outside my congregation, men and women who did not follow Jesus. Or worse, preferring the company of my sovereign self. But soon I found that my preferences were honored by neither Scripture nor Jesus. I didn't come to the conviction easily, but finally there was no getting around it: there can be no maturity in the spiritual life, no obedience in following Jesus, no wholeness in the Christian life apart from immersion and embrace of community. I am not myself by myself. Community, not the highly vaunted individualism of our culture, is the setting in which Christ is at play. You are most powerful when you are most silent. People never expect silence. They expect words, motion, defense, offense, back and forth. They expect to leap into the fray. They are ready, fists up, words hanging leaping from their mouths. Silence? No

My Passions: 
DYING FOR CHANGE
My Challenges: 
Poor people’s experience of health and ill-health especially woman
My Vision for the Future: 
Educate woman and get them employed from when they are at school
My Areas of Expertise: 
homeless woman and man, Fight against human trafficking
My Languages: 
English, french

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