About Us

Origin

Birthed within the context of the Peri-urban communities of the Cape Flats and Mitchells Plain in the Western Cape, South Africa, Peter Cornelius founded this ministry with a view to contextually meet the needs of the communities defined by poverty and degradation. Proverbs 1:20-22 (NIV) says:

20Out in the open wisdom calls aloud,

she raises her voice in the public square;

21on top of the wall she cries out,

at the city gate she makes her speech:

22“How long will you who are simple love your simple ways?

How long will mockers delight in mockery

and fools hate knowledge?”

This provided the light-bulb impetus to use the streets as a platform to shout the Wisdom of God to a generation in a location characterized by immense social pressure.

About the Founder

Peter Cornelius is the Chief Solution Architect and Visionary for Raak Wys. His greatest possession is his relationship to Jesus. He is also still enamored with the fact that the love of his life chose to marry him and create a family with two sons. Peter is the founder Senior Pastor of the Seaview Baptist Church. He is also a featured columnist for the JOY! Magazine and has served as member of various Boards including the Film and Publication Board and the Cape Town Baptist Seminary and Rainbow of Hope Home for Abandoned and Abused Babies.

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