Testimonials

Testimonials

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Good news stories.

Grace - A Testimony of FORGIVENESS (in English: South Africa)

Dramatized presentations of a story or parable. The most powerful act is Love. The most liberating act is Forgiveness. Although the story of Grace Dube played out in the nineties, the story of Forgiveness is timeless. That's why we should keep on telling it. Our sincere thanks to thePLAN, MEMA Media, and film director & producer Regardt van den Bergh for their permission to distribute this content free of charge via this platform.

The Bride (in English: South Africa)

Dramatized presentations of a story or parable. With performing artist Marié du Toit and music by Johan Kelber. This recording was digitised and is distributed by GRN with the permission of MEMA Media.

Thembi (in Zulu)

Dramatized presentations of a story or parable. A story about Thembi a young girl living in rural Zululand with her mother, father and two brothers. She is limping in one leg and she suffers from severe nightmares of snakes attacking her. Her parents are unsure what to do. Her two brothers are born-again Christians and believe Thembi should go and consult with the priest. Thembi's father however is a very stubborn man and he believes in his forefathers and the customs of his people. He insists taking Thembi to the Sangoma. The Sangoma gives Thembi some traditional medicine and convinces Thembi's father that Thembi must become a Sangoma. With the help of the Sangoma, Thembi begins practising as a Sangoma. While she is trying to heal other people she is still suffering from her nightmares. One day walking in the veld she is bitten by a poisonous snake. Her brothers hear her shouting for help. They rush to her aid and take her to the clinic and fetch the priest to pray for Thembi. Thembi recovers fully and is also converted and accepts Jesus as her Saviour. This video is distributed by GRN with the permission from Igoli Films and Mema Media.

Ukusindiswa [Salvation] (in Zulu)

Dramatized presentations of a story or parable. An Induna named Zukuzi took his late brothers wife called Gabisile as his wife as tradition requires. Gabisile has a criple son. Zukuzi drinks a lot and abuses his late-brother's wife. He threatend to kill Gabisile's boy, Vusumusi. Vusumusi escapes and find a place to sleep in a abanded bakkie belonging to a Pastor. When the Pastor collects his bakkie the next day, he and his wife discovers Vusumusi in the bakkie. They took Vusumusi in and educate him. Vusumusi learns to read and after reading a lot from the Bible, he becomes a believer. In the mean time Zukuzi becomes seriously ill. Vusumusi and the Pastor decide to visit Vusumusi's village to spread God's word. They find Zukuzi very sick and take him to the hospital. The villagers believe in their ancestors and not in God. Zukuzi miraciously recovers and becomes a believer. He returns to his village a changed man. He confronts the Sangoma and the Sangoma is killed by lightning. All the villagers become believers and Zukuzi repents and accepts responsibility to look after Gabisile and Vusumusi. This video is distributed by GRN with the permission by Igoli Films and Mema Media.

Tshabela Pholosong [Flight To Freedom] (in Sotho, Northern)

Dramatized presentations of a story or parable. For Jack and Thabo crime is a way to make a living while poverty previals and opportunities are few. They're involved with drug dealing and armed robbery. One day Jack shoots a security guard. He persists in his ways, while Thabo eventually starts to show signs of doubt: Does crime pay in the long run ... The local primary school teacher plays a big role to help Thabo make an important decision in his life. This would effect the lives of his whole family and many more for the better. This video is distributed by GRN with the permission from Mema Media.

Tsatsi la Dikgakgamatso [A Wonderful Day] (in Tswana)

Dramatized presentations of a story or parable.

Baba Chipo (in Shona)

Dramatized presentations of a story or parable. The film script is based on a drama story in Shona published in book form by Christian Audio-Visual Action (CAVA) in 1997. Copyright holder: Christian Audio-Visual Action (CAVA), Harare, Zimbabwe. Producer: MEMA-Media. Distributed by GRN with permission. The narrator walks with the funeral procession of Baba Chipo. He tells the story of Baba Chipo and the choices he had to make. A conflicting situation between Baba Chipo and his wife, Amai Chipo, shows his bombasm, arrogance and recklessness. The pastor comes to visit Baba Chipo who complains that he is wasting his time. The dramatic end of the story leaves the viewer with a very important choice to make. Distributed by GRN with the permission of CAVA.

Joy (in Shona)

Dramatized presentations of a story or parable. The film script is based on a drama story in Shona published in book form by Christian Audio-Visual Action (CAVA) in 1997. Copyright holder: Christian Audio-Visual Aids (CAVA), Harare, Zimbabwe. Producer: MEMA-Media. Distributed by GRN with permission. Dambudzo seeks advice from Mai Jane, who is well known for her wisdom. Dambudzo wants to know how she can still keep her friends while not joining them in their excessive, extravagant behavior and so-called fun. Mai Jane starts a calm conversation with Dambudzo, and while she speaks, dramatic images of her youth flash through her mind. Mai Jane explains to Dambudzo that bad choices can ruin your life. Distributed by GRN with the permission of CAVA.

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