Youth On Fire in Brisbane Australia
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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Pray About It
'Why is this happening to me?' Genesis 25:22 NIV

The Bible says: 'The Lord answered [Isaac's] prayer, and his wife Rebekah became pregnant. The babies jostled each other within her, and she said, "Why is this happening to me?" So she went to enquire of the Lord. The Lord said to her,

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Are You Jealous?
'Jealousy is like cancer in the bones.' Proverbs 14:30 NLT

Christian educator Henrietta Mears said, 'The man who keeps busy helping the man below him, won't have time to envy the man above him.' Doctor Seuss wrote hundreds of children's stories. One of his most famous is about the

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Change Your Response!
'The... Lord is my strength... He enables me to [go on].' Habakkuk 3:19 NIV

Are things in your life falling apart? Your finances look uncertain, the career you worked to build is floundering, your health is failing, the people you trusted have let you down. Nobody enjoys such times,

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Listen More, Say Less
'Be...[a ready listener].' James 1:19 AMP

Talking instead of listening will get you into trouble. Two geese were preparing to fly south when a frog asked if he could go along. They questioned how he could do it. 'Easy,' he said. 'You guys hold a stick between your beaks and I'll hang

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Hard Work

‘Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not men.’ Ephesians 6:7 NIV

 

The story is told of a jockey who won more races than anybody else. When asked how he did it, he said before every race he went into the stables and read this poem to his horse: ‘Roses are red, violets are blue; horses t

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