New Creation (Youth) in Brisbane Australia
From Guesswork to Guidance
'I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go...' Psalm 32:8 NIV

You can know God’s will for your life. He promises, ‘I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go.’ (Psalm 32:8 NIV) His Word says, ‘In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths

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Beyond the Myths of Parenting (2)
'Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them...' Psalms 127:5 NIV

Here are another two parenting myths. (1) Good parents always produce good children. If only that were so, but it’s not! Even when you do all the right things, your children get to make their own choices in life. Cain and

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Beyond the Myths of Parenting (1)
'...Children are a gift from the Lord...' Psalm 127:3 CEB

Here are two myths of parenting: (1) Good parents always keep tidy homes. We think our house should look picture–perfect, so we get upset when our children turn it upside down. However, an obsession with neatness can result in m

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Forgiveness Begins the Healing Process
'...If you hold anything against anyone, forgive them...' Mark 11:25 NIV

The hardest offences to forgive are committed by the people who are closest to us. Why? Because we have to live with them every day! When we’re young, our emotions are so intense that wounds and injuries may stay w

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Are You Afraid of Losing Someone?
'...You will be missed, because your seat will be empty.' 1 Samuel 20:18 NIV

Who’s the one person whose death you dread most? Is it causing you anxiety? If so, begin to put these things into practice: (1) Ask God for the grace to accept death as an inevitable part of life. Both you and your

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The Power of God's Word (2)
'The commandments of the Lord are right....' Psalm 19:8 NIV

Observe: (1) ‘The commandments of the Lord are right…’ When people like Plato and Shakespeare speak, the effect of their words on us depends on what we bring to the process. Some of us may be informed and entertained, while other

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The Power of God's Word (1)
'The law of the Lord is perfect...' Psalm 19:7 NKJV

Of all the words ever spoken, only ‘…the Word of God is alive and powerful.’ (Hebrews 4:12 NLT) So when you read your Bible, you tap into a life–changing force. Let’s look at some of the wonderful characteristics and effects attributed

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Affair-Proof Your Relationship
'...Be careful not to fall.' 1 Corinthians 10:12 CEV

Most people don’t plan on getting into an affair. They just happened to be with the wrong person, at the wrong time, in the wrong frame of mind. The Bible plainly warns, ‘Even if you think you can stand up to temptation, be careful not to

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