New Creation (Youth) in Brisbane Australia
Don't Act on Impulse!
'Whoever believes will not be in haste.' Isaiah 28:16 ESV

As twins go, Jacob and Esau were very different. But they quickly learned to negotiate. Have you ever watched children make a deal that favoured one over the other? For example, one offers the other a candy bar in exchange for

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Simply Serving (5)
'Through love serve one another.' Galatians 5:13 NKJVSimply Serving (5)

In his book The Pursuit of Excellence, Ted Engstrom writes: ‘I was cleaning out a desk drawer when I found a flashlight I hadn’t used in over a year. I flipped the switch but wasn’t surprised when it gave no light.

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Simply Serving (4)
'...give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord.' 1 Corinthians 15:58 NIV

Paul writes, ‘Am I now trying to win the approval of men, or of God?… If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ.’ (Galatians 1:10 NIV) A true servant of God is content to work qu

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Simply Serving (3)
'If you think you are too important to help... you are only fooling yourself.' Galatians 6:3 NLT

Author of Swim with the Sharks, Harvey Mackay, wrote in his column about Philip Pillsbury of the famous Pillsbury milling family: 'The tips of three of his fingers were missing... the

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Simply Serving (2)
'Whoever desires to become great among you shall be your servant.' Mark 10:43 NKJV

Pontius Pilate had an opportunity to acquit Jesus of any wrongdoing, but instead he called for a basin and washed his hands of the entire matter. His attitude was, 'I'm not getting involved.' And a

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Simply Serving (1)
'Through love serve one another.' Galatians 5:13 NKJV

Bill Wilson builds Sunday schools in some of New York City’s worst areas. He has been stabbed and shot, and had team members killed. A Puerto Rican lady who could barely speak English said to him one day, ‘I want to do something f

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Dealing with Church Conflict
'God blesses those who work for peace.' Matthew 5:9 NLT

Dr Gary Fenton says church conflict is a lot like championship wrestling - not nearly as painful as it looks! As a leader, you need to recognise the difference between: (1) Disagreement and conflict. Conflict exists when a group

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Walk in Forgiveness
'The merciful... will be shown mercy.' Matthew 5:7 NIV

The German philosopher Schopenhauer compared the human race to porcupines huddled together on a winter night: 'The colder it gets outside, the more we huddle together for warmth. But the closer we get...the more we hurt one another

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