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TruthTalks Sermon: Lights in the Darkness

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Looking Forward – Lights in the Darkness

At the end of 2019, Dr Christopher Peppler wrote a short message on being a light in the darkness despite our current circumstances.  In this TruthTalks Sermon, he significantly expands on THIS post.

Preached at The Village Church in Lonehill, this message is for those, especially in South Africa, who despair of the current state of the nation. It is intended to bring you some light and show you how to bring your own light in the darkness… load-shedding or not!

Click on the play button below to listen to this great sermon.

HERE is the PowerPoint presentation used for this sermon

Until next time,


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Christopher Peppler



1 thought on “TruthTalks Sermon: Lights in the Darkness”

  1. So highly relevant and hopeful. Thank you my friend. Its all about faih hope and love. Thank you Jesus, you are it. Hallelujah

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About Me

My name is Christopher Peppler and I was born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1947. While working in the financial sector I achieved a number of business qualifications from the Institute of Bankers, Damelin Management School, and The University of the Witwatersrand Business School. After over 20 years as a banker, I followed God’s calling and joined the ministry full time. After becoming a pastor of what is now a quite considerable church, I  earned an undergraduate theological qualification from the Baptist Theological College of Southern Africa and post-graduate degrees from two United States institutions. I was also awarded the Doctor of Theology in Systematic Theology from the University of Zululand in 2000.

Four years before that I established the South African Theological Seminary (SATS), which today is represented in over 70 countries and has more than 2 500 active students enrolled with it. I presently play an role supervising Masters and Doctoral students.

I am a passionate champion of the Christocentric or Christ-centred Principle, an approach to biblical interpretation and theological construction that emphasises the centrality of Jesus

I have been happily married to Patricia since the age of 20, have two children, Lance and Karen, a daughter-in-law Tracey, and granddaughters Jessica and Kirsten. I have now retired from both church and seminary leadership and devote my time to writing, discipling, and the classical guitar.

If you would like to read my testimony to Jesus then click HERE.