Christian struggle for justice recalled

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  1. August 17, 2015

    […] Peter Kerchoff was a white guy. He quit his job as chief chemist for an aluminum company to turnhis little back room (with his wife) into the headquarters ofPACSA, (Pietermaritzburg Agency for Christian Social Awareness). He had four kids. He had a nice life. But his Christian convictions compelled him to do something about the injustice around him. PACSAmostly campaigned and spread information about the injustice under apartheid (such as the forced removals), and today they continue to be actively involved in researching and spreading reports related to social justice issues. Kerchoff was detained in the 1980’s, but was released. After 1994, Kerchoff was famous for saying, “Its not the new South Africa, its the real South Africa.” And keeping the organization focused on serving those who are most marginalized in our society. […]