STEVE PENNY, KICKSTART, CHRISTIAN, LEADER, FAITH

DOUBLE HONOUR

The first thing I do every morning when I wake, is give thanks to the Lord. The Bible says to enter His gates with thanksgiving. I thank God for the new day and for all He has done for me and prepared for me. One of the things I thank God…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

GAY MARRIAGE DECIDES AUSTRALIAN ELECTION

The bizarre nature of the 2016 Australian election continues to amaze, as the two front runners continue to make irrational promises to minority groups in their desperate bid for a few extra votes. Both leaders of the two major parties swing violently in their commitments according to their perceptions of…
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STEVE PENNY, KICKSTART, FAITH, GRACE, CHRISTIAN

LAZY GRACE

I am somewhat amused by leaders who have adopted the grace revelation as being a stance of rest, whereby you put your feet up and hope that God will do all the work. Sadly, this is not grace but laziness. Grace is not about doing nothing. Real grace is about being…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

WHY I AM VOTING FAMILY FIRST IN 2016

With another election only weeks away in 2016, the dilemma over who to vote for has never been greater. As Christians we are urged to take the choosing of our national leadership very seriously, and to then pray for the elected parliaments to govern our nation with wisdom and integrity. In…
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STEVE PENNY, KICKSTART, IDENTITY, CHRISTIAN LIFE, LEADERSHIP, CHURCH

WHAT REALLY COUNTS

In the list of precious materials being returned to Jerusalem for use in the house of God, we read the interesting assessment of two bronze vessels being as precious as gold: ‘…and two vessels of fine polished bronze, precious as gold.’ Ezra 8:27 Some thoughts on how these bronze vessels relate…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

EXTRA HOT COFFEE

I like my coffee extra hot. However, to get a barista to make extra hot coffee is almost an impossibility. Their hidden reason for not doing it is simple: it takes too long when things are busy. They never tell you that. Instead, they offer the reason that it burns…
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STEVE PENNY, FAITH, CHRISTIAN LIFE, CHRISTIANITY, VICTORY

BY FAITH WE ACT

‘By faith Moses, when he became of age, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter, choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin, esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt; for he looked…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

ODE TO THE YAWN

A YAWN IS A SILENT SCREAM FOR COFFEE. A YAWN IS A SIGN YOU ARE WITH THE WRONG PEOPLE. A YAWN IS YOUR INNER LION ABOUT TO ROAR IN PROTEST. A YAWN IS A WOMAN’S SIGNAL THERE WILL BE NO SEX TONIGHT. A YAWN IS TO A PUBLIC SPEAKER WHAT…
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