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Bear Grylls’ backbone
TV survival skills expert and former SAS soldier Bear Grylls reveals his ultimate source of strength
Bear Grylls’ backbone
Thirst for attention quenched
Victoria knew something was wrong when her obsession with a boy caused her to contemplate suicide
Thirst for attention quenched
Rediscovering love
Forgiveness replaced Lianne’s bitterness towards her abuser
Rediscovering love
Don’t give up: There is hope in life!
It is a shocking statistic but The World Health Organisation estimates that, globally, someone commits suicide every 40 seconds.
Don’t give up: There is hope in life!
Forgiveness ended my bitterness
Sibongile wanted to die. Now she is filled with joy and hope
Forgiveness ended my bitterness
Standing firm
Growing up in a religious family that believed in working hard to be on good terms with God, Isaiah Mwewa still questioned whether or not he would go to heaven when he died.
Standing firm
Aslan: not tame but good
"Wrong will be right, when Aslan comes in sight. At the sound of his roar, sorrows will be no more.
Aslan: not tame but good
Humility liberates gambler
Being popular and a "legend" at soccer was Mayamiko Tandaude's highest aim before God completely changed his life.
Humility liberates gambler
Ukuzithoba kukhulula ogembulayo (Zulu)
Engumdlali odumile "waphambilini" webhola uMayamiko Tandaude inhloso yakhe phambi kukaNkulunkulu yashintsha ngendlela emangalisayo.
Nederigheid bevry dobbelaar (Afrikaans
Die hoogste doel wat Mayamiko Tandaude in die lewe gehad het was om beide gewild en 'n "legende" op die sokkerveld te wees was, maar dit was voor God sy lewe heeltemal kom verander het.
How can we know God is there?
I know God is there because I speak with Him every day and I have a sense of His love for me, Him guiding me through His word, and of His fatherly goodness towards me. I also have the frequent experience of answered prayer – I ask Him for things and He delights in answering my requests.
How can we know God is there?
Loved by One who counts
“I could not believe it to be so easy to understand and grasp,” former Jehovah’s Witness says of the gospel
Loved by One who counts
Abracadabra
You might have seen a great series on television that exposes the secrets of famous magicians.
Abracadabra
World record falls
David vs. Goliath
World record falls

Prison Edition

Cleaning up a messy life
Sipho Louw did not have a good start to life after his mother passed away and his father was sent to prison for 25 years.
Cleaning up a messy life
Hope despite family deaths
Multiple deaths in the family left Johanna Berrios-Espinoza feeling hopeless and crushed before a new purpose gave her something to live for.
Hope despite family deaths
Anger turns to gratitude
As a mixed martial arts fighter, Nikolas Boscarino saw himself as an "alpha male" and used violence to solve his problems before a second stint in prison brought a new revelation.
Anger turns to gratitude
Old gone, new has come
Anthony Ndwandwe says his life before prison was nothing, that he was "dead alive".
Old gone, new has come
Angry outlook gone
Alfred Adonis was angry at the world. Angry at the fact his parents were alcoholics, angry they divorced and angry that no one seemed to care for him.
Angry outlook gone
The safest place
“I was tired of living the life I lived. I wanted change”
The safest place
I need this Jesus
Prisoner Donald Maloka was not a religious man but when he heard that Jesus could save him from the bad things he had done and give him love, joy and peace, then he said to himself "I need this Jesus in my life".
I need this Jesus
Tired of miserable life
Former robber admits his life was once “a misery”
Tired of miserable life
Made perfect in weakness
Sometimes your biggest weakness can become your biggest strength.
Made perfect in weakness
From the Gospel of Mark
Mark 15:1-24
From the Gospel of Mark

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