Author: Debbie Hemmens

From life skills to eternal life

Upliftment centre provides new hope for unemployed They come for life skills; they leave with eternal life. That is the testimony of  the remarkably high percentage of students who make first time commitments to Jesus while attending a Gauteng-based skills training and development centre which offers them six accredited, market-related […]

16 Days of Activism campaign puts spotlight on violence against women and children

[notice]This week marks the start of the 16 days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children (November 25 to December 10) and Gateway News Volunteer Reporter Debbie Hemmens took the opportunity to look at how three Gauteng-based NGOs are tackling the gender violence problem.[/notice] The 16 days campaign […]

Mentors and dads will play role in crowning daughters of the King in SA

Reflections on inaugural “Becoming a Modern Day Princess” leadership training [notice]Debbie Hemmens reports back on the recent SA launch of the “Becoming A Modern Day Princess” mentorship programme for young girls with a leadership training session by programme founder Doreen Hanna.[/notice] Our pre-teens and teens often listen to the media […]

Christian doctors, medical students undergo pregnancy crisis training

A group of  about 50 doctors, nursing staff and medical students from the Christian Medical Fellowship — mainly 4th and 5th year students from universities in Gauteng and Mpumalanga — recently requested and underwent training on how to be better equipped to deal with crisis pregnancies. As Christians, the medical group wanted […]