The Daily Blog of Helga van Niekerk. Child of God, Wife, Mom, Daughter-in-law, Friend – On a LCHF journey since October 2012… oh and was also a Radio Presenter for the Rise and Shine Show on 107.5 CCFm in Cape Town until May 2014. Her blog is also full of useful information on the Banting Diet, with tips from Tim Noakes. http://helgavan.com/
Heart Treasure - Michelle du Toit helps organise the Beauty for Ashes conferences every year and runs Cedars, a women’s mentoring ministry. She has the Bible teacher’s gift of being able to open up the treasures of the scriptures. You will enjoy her devotionals. http://hearttreasure.net/
I Love Devotionals - Wendy van Eyck writes for anyone who has ever held a loved one’s hand through illness, or believed in God despite hard circumstances or ever left on a spontaneous holiday through a foreign land with just a backpack.
Carol Anne Alexander: Living with Wild Hope. Carol has lived on four continents, traveled to over 50 countries and preached in most of them. She is passionate about Jesus and His Kingdom. She currently serves as Director of the Graduate School at Trinity Bible College, North Dakota.Her blog and website are full of her personal testimony and sound advice for living the Christian life from someone who has followed the Lord for a long time. http://www.carolaalexander.com/new-blog/
Lisa Harris and her family have spent over ten years living as missionaries in Mozambique where she home-schools, writes romantic suspense, leads a women’s group, and runs a non-profit organization that works alongside their church-planting ministry to provide for people’s physical needs. She has just won the 2014 Christy Award for Contemporary Romance/Suspense for her novel Dangerous Passage.
Angelique du Toit is a Life Transformation speaker, seminar facilitator, and the author of Standing Tall in a Falling World. A founding member of the Professional Speakers Association of South Africa, Angelique was a finalist in Mrs South Africa 2005. She is also a co-owner and director of Annique Health Beauty.
Sally-Ann Creed is a qualified Nutritional Therapist. Her best-selling book Let Food Be Your Medicine – has undergone it’s 4th expanded updated edition. She has also co-written the best-selling The Real Meal Revolution with Prof. Tim Noakes, and received the 2009/2010 Award for South Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business Government for her contribution to health.
Karen Brooks was one of the organisers of the Beauty for Ashes conferences for many years. She is a Clinical Research Assistant and is married to Mark and has two teenage daughters.
Dalene Reyburn is a writer and speaker. She’s the author of Dragons and Dirt: The truth about changing the world – and the courage it requires and The Next Right Prayer: daily hope for moms. She has a Master’s degree in Applied Language Studies. She and her husband have two sons and two golden retrievers. They live in Pretoria, South Africa, and there is often mud on their carpet.
Alison Ward is married to Steve; they have two married daughters, and five grandchildren, and live in Gauteng, South Africa. She has pastored with her husband for 34 years, has a nursing background, and recently completed a master’s degree in leadership and coaching. Alison is passionate about teaching the Bible and partnering with women to fulfill their gifts and potential.
This time of year reminds us of a familiar story. An innocent soul. God interrupts her plans. The angel tells her she will conceive of the Holy Spirit and have
Benedicte Badibanga-Mbuyi, better known as Betty, has a great sense of humour and quick mind. Betty doesn’t take things too seriously, is loud and loves to make people laugh. A social butterfly with a post-grad degree in political science, she has various unrelated interests which include health and fitness, academia, theology, psychology, history, acting, and shopping.
Shann de Smidt lives with her husband on a smallholding outside of Pretoria. She teaches four and five year olds and is the principal of a school in Pretoria. She has written articles for newspapers and had school textbooks published but recent writing has been school newsletters! Spending time with children and grandchildren, growing cymbidiums, reading, studying and creating unique jewelry fill spare moments.
Nicola Pearce, together with her husband Roger, pastors Every Nation Church in Johannesburg. They have been married for 25 years and are loving raising their two teenage sons. Her passion is for prayer and seeing people’s lives practically changed by the Word of God.