In recent years there has been a great mass migration of Bantu people from their native villages and the reserves, to the cities and towns of the union and principally the reef, so that tribal life and custom is disappearing rapidly. Without doubt South Africa faces one of the most complicated social problems in the world today.
The work of God has evidently entered a new phase since the close of the war. Whereas formerly it required much effort to find souls willing to serve the Lord, today we find so great an interest that our hands are busy trying to care for all the work involved.
In some localities tent meetings are practical and economical for holding public meetings, but great care should be taken to see that they are rightly conducted so as to represent the message we bear.
According to the divine pattern for Bible work, the Bible instructor is more than a home visitor. But there is also a definite work to be performed by the "gospel visitor," which is recognized by the Spirit of prophecy.