Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

THE SLEEPING CITY

I spend a lot of time in cities around the world, and love getting up before dawn to watch these great cities awaken. I wander the streets searching in vain for a coffee shop that dares to start serving their miracle brew before the main rush begins. It is interesting…
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Steve Penny, Kickstartyourweekwithsteve, leadership, success, Christian Life

7 DAILY RITUALS OF THE RIGHTEOUS

1. GET THE PRESENCE FOR THE PRESENT The greatest miracle of all is that God is with us. This is the foundation of all faith acts. Engage God before you take on the new day. When God is with us, all things are possible.   2. GET A WORD FOR…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

COFFEE CULTURE

Sitting in a lounge chair in a Starbucks in Chicago, I am fascinated by the constant stream of people getting their morning hit of caffeine on their way to work. The line is constantly ten deep and never looks like reducing. I notice such a diversity of people with no discernible demographic…
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Steve Penny, kickstart, leadership, church, Christian Life

MARK, MEASURE AND MIND

Nevertheless, to the degree that we have already attained (a certain mark), let us walk by the same measure, let us be of the same mind. Philippians 3:16. MARK Life is all about achieving new marks or levels of life. Even though we are to rest in the finished work of Christ,…
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Steve Penny, Kickstart with Steve, Leadership, Christian Life, Church

AM I MAKING A DIFFERENCE?

We all invest our lives, energies, time and talents into this journey we call life; though sometimes it seems that the time spent and the energy expended is far more than the returns we see. This leads any thinking person to ask the following three questions: 1. AM I IN MY GRACE…
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DECLARATIONS OF DREAMERS

PSALM 23 1. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. I WILL BE BLESSED.   2. He makes me to lie down in green pastures. I WILL BE PLANTED IN PLEASANT PLACES.   3. He leads me beside the still waters. I WILL BE REFRESHED FROM DEEP AND…
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Steve Penny, Christian Life, Leadership,

MIXING WITH STRANGERS

I spend most of my life travelling around the world speaking in churches and conferences, and to business groups. I sit with strangers on planes, and in lounges, hotels, restaurants and sports fields. Everywhere I travel I am brushing shoulders with strangers and, I must confess, it took me a long…
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STEVE PENNY, LEADERSHIP, CHURCH, FAITH, CHRISTIAN

SPIRIT OF FAITH v SPIRIT OF FEAR

FAITH – Comes from Heaven; FEAR – Comes from Hell.   FAITH – Rests in revelation; FEAR – Rests in reason.   FAITH – Declares the promises; FEAR – Describes the problems.   FAITH – Seeks to take action; FEAR – Seeks to find answers.   FAITH – Confesses ability: I…
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