Every Christian has a story to tell…

Here are some real-life stories of Christians in our church who want you to know what great things Christ has done for them. Let each one inspire you in your personal walk of faith.

  • Armand – The Road to Reality

    ArmandThe late evangelist Billy Sunday was right: Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you a car! While church membership and attending church weekly are vital for spiritual growth, these do not make us Christian. According to the Bible, a true Christian is one who has repented of sin and been born again through faith in Jesus Christ (John 3:3). For ...
  • Enrique – Wanted: A Father

    EnriqueGrowing up every single boy wants a father figure in his life. Someone he can love. Someone he can trust. Someone he can admire. Someone he can follow. As a boy, this is what Enrique Assoumou yearned for. Born and raised in Gabon, he grew up with his mother in a single-parent home. But, looking back, it was this very yearning that ultimately led him to God. “Since my mother was ...
  • Walter – Safari Guide Turns to God

    walterWalter Kohrs is born and bred in Africa. While he resides in a comfortable three bedroom suburban home in the Blouberg area, this adventure-loving tour guide could be equally at home in Sossusvlei or the Okavango. Founder of Safari Online, a web-based travel company, he has led tours to Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Mozambique and Malawi. But as much as Walter enjoys guiding tours, His real passion in life is ...
  • Lizna – Touched By God

    lizna_l  When Jesus lived on earth 2,000 years ago He touched and healed many people of their infirmities. He gave sight to the blind. He healed lepers. He cast out demons. He even raised the dead. The gospel of Matthew tells us that “great multitudes followed Him, and He healed them all” (Matt. 12:15). Someone who has personally experienced Christ’s healing power in her life is Lizna Snyman, a 32-year-old mother from ...
  • Cherene – Rescued From Alcohol and Depression

    cherene_l  If you walk into God’s Army at 102 Bree Street, chances are that you will be greeted at the door by Cherene Mokhwae – a staff worker and manageress at their Cape Town book and coffee shop. Cherene is a vivacious young woman who loves God and has a strong passion for life. But it wasn’t always this way. Here is her story… “I grew up with a single mother. She worked ...
  • Joëlle – Joëlle’s Big Question

    joelle_lSome people have a gift for making friends. Joëlle Kalumba, a second-year graphic design and photography student at the College of Cape Town, has this gift. When she’s not studying at college, reading, or blogging – you’ll find her hanging out with her friends. Nine times out of ten she’ll have her camera on hand, merrily taking pictures of them to upload to Facebook. Joëlle grew up in a Christian home. ...
  • Sandrine – What it means to be alive

    sandrine_l  “What does it mean to be alive?” I once asked my uncle on our way to a family get-together. “It is when your heart is beating and you can breathe!” he answered. His words made me think. “Is that all that life is about?” I wondered. There had to be more. One night I was feeling particularly unhappy and downcast. The hardships and struggles of life were weighing down on me. I ...
  • Anaclet – The Reality of Mortality

    anaclet_large  “It’s not that I’m afraid of dying,” comedian Woody Allen once famously stated, “I just don’t want to be there when it happens!” Echoing similar sentiments at a graduation ceremony some time before his death, Steve Jobs, Apple’s former CEO and co-founder, said, “No one wants to die…and yet death is the destination we all share.” For most of us death is not something we like to think or talk about. ...
  • Divan – The Joy of Knowing God

    DivanIf you enjoy nature, adventure and the great outdoors, you would probably get along well with Divan van der Watt. The young Capetonian is an energetic outdoor lover whose list of hobbies includes hiking, rock-climbing, kayaking, cycling, squash, and pretty much anything that gets the adrenalin going. Divan is also a committed Christian who loves God and radiates the joy that comes from his relationship with Jesus. However, things were ...
  • Dennis – Rebel Without A Cause

    dennis_lIn his youth Dennis Penner was wild at heart. Growing up in Germany with a group of unruly friends, he made sport of vandalism and theft. Although he pretended to be well-behaved before others, behind the scenes he was rebelling and breaking all the rules. Most of this rebellion was caused by Dennis’ volatile home life. Although he was raised by church-going parents, they struggled to keep God a priority in ...
  • Johann – I Know The Plans I Have For You

    JohannWhat difference can Jesus Christ make in your life today? In Psalm 103 the Bible gives a definitive answer. The Psalm speaks of God forgiving our sin, healing us, saving us from destruction, and crowning our lives with His mercy and love. Someone who has experienced all these blessings in his life is Johann Loubser. Johann, a laidback and friendly 31-year old Christian, enjoys surfing, playing guitar, hanging out with friends, ...