A guideline on the implications of the “OGOD” judgment

A Guideline for Public Schools, and Religious Practitioners and Organisations working into Public Schools On 28 June 2017, the Johannesburg High Court delivered judgment in the case of OGOD vs Laerskool Randhart & Others.  In terms of the Court order, it is...

‘OGOD’ Judgment: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Last week, the Johannesburg High Court handed down judgment in the controversial case of OGOD versus Laerskool Randhart & Others, regarding religious observances in public schools. A copy of the full judgment is available here. Although OGOD are claiming that the...

Intervening in Case Against “Christian Schools”

In 2014, a secular group by the name of OGOD instituted legal action against six public schools with a Christian ethos, in the Johannesburg High Court. In its court papers, OGOD is asking the Court to find that the schools, by promoting or associating with a...

Interview with Andrew Selley on Christian schools taken to court

Wayne Turner of CCFm speaks to Andrew Selley (Founder & CEO of FOR SA) about the legal proceedings recently instituted by a secular group against six public schools in the Johannesburg High Court, for holding themselves out as Christian schools. Selley spells out...

What is the “Schools Case” about, and how can Christians help?

Christians in South Africa were up in arms this week (and rightly so) when news broke of the court case instituted by a secular group against six “Christian schools”, in the Johannesburg High Court. The group is effectively asking the Court to remove and ban...