New Creation (Youth) in Brisbane Australia
Seeing the Hand of God in It
'...Lord, open his eyes so he may see...' 2 Kings 6:17 NIV

The Bible records: 'When the servant of the man of God got up and went out early the next morning, an army with horses and chariots had surrounded the city. Oh, my lord, what shall we do? the servant asked. Don't be afraid, the

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Seize the Present

'The Word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time.' Jonah 3:1 NIV

We spend too much of our lives in the junkyard of regret. We focus on what might have been, could have been and should have been. Maybe we think that by replaying it enough we can change the outcome. But we can’t. The only thing you can c

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You're a 'Priest' at Work (3)
'His God instructs him and teaches him the right way.' Isaiah 28:26 NIV

 

Lottery winners often make the same comment: ‘Winning all that money isn’t going to change my life.’ But it seldom works out that way. Six months later they have left their job and bought a new house. A survey of l

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You're a 'Priest' at Work (2)
'You are a...priesthood.' 1 Peter 2:9 NIV

 

In his book Habits of the Heart, sociologist Robert N. Bellah described three attitudes people have towards their work. The first group treats it as a job. When you do this, you see it strictly as a way to make money and pay the bills. Like the

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You're a 'Priest' at Work (1)
'Be fruitful...multiply...and govern.' Genesis 1:28 NLT

 

If you want to know God’s original intention for each of us, look at Adam. ‘God created human beings in his own image…Then God blessed them and said, “Be fruitful and multiply. Fill the earth and govern it.”’ (Genesis 1:27–28 NLT)

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Getting Them Through the Teenage Years
'Use wisdom and understanding to establish your home.' Proverbs 24:3 CEV

 

When you’re the parent of a ‘teen in transition’, it’s important to find the right blend of correction, instruction, motivation and praise. Instead of focusing on behaviour you don’t want, praise and reward beha

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Three Things We Owe Each Other
'Encouraged...by...mutual faith.' Romans 1:12 NKJV

 

Paul talks about three things we owe each other. Let’s look at them: (1) ‘Without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers.’(Romans 1:9 NKJV) An unknown poet wrote, ‘I was a poor soul in the depth of despair, who climbed to t

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Stressed Out About Money? (2)
'God has not given us a spirit of fear.' 2 Timothy 1:7 NKJV

 

To overcome financial anxiety, you must: (1) Understand where your anxiety comes from.Unless your name is Bill Gates, the chances are that you’ll experience some degree of financial anxiety. But when fear becomes your fixed s

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