A community organisation volunteered to clean the city centre mess that was left after the recent protests!
Pretoria, South Africa – Dare to Love – a community organisation with the mission of spreading love through the word of God – took to the streets to clean up the mess left after the recent protests!
Dare to Love was born several years ago after a small group of men began meeting in the Mugg and Bean in Irene for fellowship and bible study. They referred to themselves as “Men@7” as they met at 7 am.
“Through the prompting of the Holy Spirit, the call was heard for the Gospel to “leave the classroom” and go to the poorest of the poor. This grouping of men mobilised and shared resources taking God’s Grace and Truth to those who have not heard the message of salvation and those who have felt abandoned by God and not loved.”
The guys went out early on Saturday mornings, before sunrise to pour out God’s love and this regular event became known as Power Hour.
God’s Spirit was poured out in the community in amazing ways, and more and more people joined Power Hour. The hearts of people were being changed one at a time. The challenge and invitation was extended to people to join in, simply by asking the question, “Will you dare to love?”
The Dare to Love movement was born from those people taking up the challenge to speak Grace and Truth into a world that desperately needs to hear. The emphasis is not on only caring and loving on a Saturday morning, but for it to become a change in our lifestyles. A way of life.
“We get asked, what is Dare to Love? Is it a church, an organisation, an outreach? Well, it is neither. It is a movement, a God movement.
Dare to Love as a God movement is, therefore, the movement of the Living Word of God, across Tshwane (we believe ultimately the whole country), by people who love Jesus, spreading His love, peace and hope through the transforming power of the Holy Spirit, united and together.”
And the movement is inspiring the entire nation after taking to the streets to clean up after the recent protests.
The group decided to clean the rubbish left behind as well as remove graffiti and illegal posters, proving to all South Africans that we can be the change we wish to see in the world.
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