Nigel Measures went from London ‘Bobby’ to South African pastor and leads a church in Cape Town. Khanyisa Community Church provides the context from which much of his insight in ‘God’s Stump’ has been explored and lived out. He is married to Lisa and they have two children, Ben and Katey.
You can find about about the church in Khanyisa by visiting his website
By Nigel Measures. £9.99. ISBN: 9780955943935
Like it or not, life is diverse. Yet wherever people dwell the divisions of colour, wealth and culture keep them apart.
God calls the church to cross these divides and show another way. Allow Nigel Measure’s experiences and insight from the North-East of England to the townships of Cape Town to challenge and inspire you to cross the barriers within your neighbourhood and beyond. Dare to go further in loving people who are different to you and help build a beautiful diverse church that brings glory to God in the world.
“Some cross-cultural writers simply share their own experiences but Nigel goes further by offering clear advice to those who would follow his example.”
Bart Campolo. Minister, speaker and writer, USA.
“This practical but thought-provoking book highlights the need not to back off ‘hard work’ situations. I hope it will be a ‘manual’ to liberate many locked up in churches!”
Steve Oliver. Leader, Gateway Church, Dubai.
“Many of the stories made me laugh and yet the book conveys tremendous integrity. The author speaks from his own very painful and yet very rewarding experience.”
John Hosier. Bible teacher and author.
“This book is full of revelations and real life encounters. I know it will bless and change you, and give you a great passion for the glorious church!”
Edward Buria. Team leader, Newfrontiers, Kenya.
“Nigel has lived what he has written and ‘earned the right’ to speak up on this subject. He has taken difficult concepts and put them in very readable form.”
Angela Kemm. Pioneer evangelist, Newfrontiers.
“Nigel’s book is a courageous and honest attempt to address the very real issue of how to build a multicultural church. It is provocative and will motivate you into action.”
David Holden. Team leader, Newfrontiers, UK.
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By Nigel Measures. £9.99. ISBN 978-0-9559439-3-5 PURCHASE BOOK back to Book Title Foreword Contents Introduction It is very easy to look for quick solutions, whether political or otherwise, in the quest to live in communities where there are less divisions or where multiculturalism is alive and well. To put it bluntly, it is easy to …
Are you willing to be challenged about cross cultural issues? For ten years Nigel and Lisa Measures have been leading a cross-cultural and multiracial church. Khanyisa Community Church is in a township outside Cape Town, an area which, in the days of apartheid, was a hot bed of political and physical strife. But they have …