CHRISTMAS EVE

2017 – SUNDAY 24 DECEMBER CHRISTMAS EVE The most amazing night of the year – must surely be Christmas Eve. Filled with excitement and anticipation – with glorious carols and brightly lit Christmas trees. Consider the many different people who experienced that first Christmas eve. 1. MARY AND JOSEPH Birthing…
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DESIRES AND DESTINY

2017 – SATURDAY 23 DECEMBER DESIRES AND DESTINY Acts 27:13 “supposing that they had obtained their desire, they sailed out to sea.” 1. WE ALL DESIRE PERFECT CONDITIONS We all long for the perfect journey through life. Don’t be fooled by the apparent calm seas during storm season. Learn to…
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DISTINCTIVES

2017 – FRIDAY 22 DECEMBER DISTINCTIVES So many people embrace distinctives – in order to create their identity. Distinctives should enhance our core convictions – not override them. 1. SOME DISTINCTIVES Skin colour – ethnicity – gender – alternative sexuality – religious beliefs – physical attributes ect. 2. DISTINCTIVES DIVIDE…
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POWER OF RELATIONSHIPS

2017 – THURSDAY 21 DECEMBER POWER OF RELATIONSHIPS Psalm 131:3 “Wait, Israel, for God. Wait with hope. Hope now; hope always!” 1. RELATIONSHIP PRODUCES PATIENCE The only things in life we will genuinely wait for – are those things coming out of proven relationships. Identify your relational networks and own…
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MAKING SENSE OF LIFE

2017 – WEDNESDAY 20 DECEMBER MAKING SENSE OF LIFE I remember years ago doing some university ministry and seeing two student publications on campus. One was their secular paper called – “Lot’s wife.” The other was the christian student publication called – “Wot’s life.” If you can’t answer the question…
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PREPARING FOR CHRISTMAS

2017 – TUESDAY 19 DECEMBER PREPARING FOR CHRISTMAS Because Christmas is such a hugely celebrated time in our society – we need to maximise the moments we have over the Christmas season. 1. REMEMBER THE REASON FOR THE SEASON The birth of Jesus is the reason for the season. God…
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HOLIDAYS

2017 – MONDAY 18 DECEMBER HOLIDAYS In Australia our break for summer holidays usually starts the week before our Christmas Day celebrations. Some thoughts on holidays. 1. HOLIDAYS SHOULD BE PLANNED Set your year up with holiday breaks throughout the year. Even small breaks can refuel your tanks. Include your…
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LEADERSHIP STRENGTHS

2017 – SUNDAY 17 DECEMBER LEADERSHIP STRENGTHS Psalm 131:2 (Message) “I’ve kept my feet on the ground, I’ve cultivated a quiet heart. Like a baby content in its mother’s arms, my soul is a baby content.” 1. STAY GROUNDED It is a wonderful thing to dream and believe for great…
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