New Creation (Youth) in Brisbane Australia
Flawed, but Valuable to God
'The real power comes from God and not from us.' 2 Corinthians 4:7 CEV

The Bible says, 'We have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.' (2 Corinthians 4:7 NIV) Some people don't read the Bible because they think it's all about

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Peace in the Time of Terror!
'My future is in your hands.' Psalm 31:15 NLT

September 11, 2001, Americans awoke to scenes of horror that would remain enduringly etched on the national memory. Its shock waves told the world that things would never be the same again. Sleepy eyes stared transfixed as television

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'Lord, Where Are You?' (2)
'He will bring justice if you will only wait.' Job 35:14 NLT

Have you ever tried to sit and watch a seed sprout? You can't, can you? It stays in the ground until the time is right for it to emerge. There's a lesson here. God has planted certain things within you, and you must wait

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'Lord, Where Are You?' (1)
'I cry out to You, O God, but You do not answer.' Job 30:20 NIV

Do you feel like God isn't answering your prayers? Job the patriarch felt the same way: 'I cry out to You, O God, but You do not answer; I stand up, but You merely look at me... When I hoped for good, evil came; when I

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Exercise Discretion
'Discretion will preserve you.' Proverbs 2:11 NKJV

We've all said the wrong thing, at the wrong time, to the wrong person, and ended up regretting it. A pastor was being honoured at a retirement dinner, and a local politician had been asked to make a speech. The politician was running

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Dad - Be There!
'...He will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children.' Malachi 4:6 NKJV

Almost 20 million children in America grow up without a father - 75% of them in poverty. And it gets worse; these children are five times more likely to commit suicide, ten times more likely to take drugs

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Are You Growing Spiritually? (3)
'Cast your burden on the Lord, and He shall sustain you.' Psalm 55:22 KJV

First, you must learn how to carry your own burden. Second, you must be able to help those who are weak to carry theirs. Third, you must learn to give your burden to the Lord. 'Cast your burden on the Lord, and

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Are You Growing Spiritually? (2)
'Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.' Galatians 6:2 NKJV

Paul writes, 'Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.' You must take responsibility for your own spiritual growth, because until you learn to carry your own burdens you won't be able

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