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How to pray for engaged couples

  • Cassie Watson
  • 8 April 2019

When you have a front-row seat to the whole wedding planning process, you are reminded how important it is to pray for the couple awaiting their big day. But I also noticed some wider trends that warrant reflection in ourselves and in our churches.

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Reading into discipleship: Reading while you wait

  • Laura Denny
  • 3 April 2019

Seemingly small chunks of time add up, and I get quality reading done when I take advantage of them.

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Small and cute opportunities for evangelism

  • Rachel Macdonald
  • 1 April 2019

I am very visible to my neighbours. Every time they stop to wave at my daughter, I find out a little bit more about them, and they about me.

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Lifelong sponges for Christ

  • Benjamin Swift
  • 27 March 2019

The incredible thing about biblical texts is their ability to continually uncover deeper levels of understanding and insight, despite our having heard or read them many times before.

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On the wings of the dawn: Top tips for travel

  • Stephen Liggins
  • 25 March 2019

Going abroad must be one of the most widely practised but least considered activities in which Christians participate.

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When to forgive? A psychiatrist looks at Jesus’ teaching on forgiveness

  • Peter J O'Brien
  • 20 March 2019

Christians, both individually and in our churches, often try to carry out Jesus’ words in Matthew 11, but in many cases fall into the same trap as the Pharisees in Luke 11.

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Communicating the other 90% of the gospel message

  • Nathan Dempsey
  • 18 March 2019

If we don’t convey the enthusiasm, joy and peace that we claim to have from the Spirit, people have no reason to believe us, and we become the worst kind of salespeople.

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One thing we always/never grow tired of

  • Tony Payne
  • 13 March 2019

We all get tired of showing up—showing up to do ministry, showing up as a member of church or Bible study, carrying out our role as a parent or spouse, or simply being a Christian.

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Choosing a daily Bible reading method

  • Matt Schneider
  • 11 March 2019

If we want to hear from God, to know him more and more and to see his works in the world, we can do no better than regularly listening to him in Scripture for our entire lives.

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A Bible for all of life

  • Tony Payne
  • 6 March 2019

The wonderful thing about the Bible is that it addresses reality—in both its simplicity and complexity.

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