Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

MY RULES FOR SOCIAL MEDIA

  1. Don’t post when you are drunk. 2. Don’t post when you are angry. 3. Don’t post when you are dumb. 4. Don’t post when you are bored. 5. Don’t post when you think you are right.   WHEN CAN WE POST? 1. When you have prayed. 2. When you have heard from…
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Steve Penny, church, leadership

BEHAVIOUR BECOMING OF LEADERS

Having been in the ministry of the church for over 40 years, I have had time to observe many leaders both in their public and private lives. Being a flawed person, I am not in any way criticising anyone. However, I do believe there are some basic social behaviours that are…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

PRESIDENT TRUMP

Donald Trump is now President elect of the great nation of America. The church never votes for a person, but for a platform of policies. Our question is always: What platform best enables the church to fulfil its mission? Isaiah 43 says, “Behold I will do a new thing.” In…
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Steve Penny, Christian, Church, Leadership

BEAR YOUR OWN LOAD

‘But let each one examine his own work, and then he will have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another. For each one shall bear his own load.’ Galatians 6:4   The Bible is filled with eternal wisdom that leads to a life of blessing. Here are three little…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

PARADISE LOST

I am an early riser and love to walk to our little local coffee shop and have devotions overlooking the bay. I have to wait until 6:30am before they will make me a coffee, as they don’t open until 7am. It is so peaceful until around 7am, when the owner of…
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Steve Penny, Church, leadership, Christianity

MADE FOR BETTER THINGS

‘But, beloved, we are confident of better things concerning you, yes, things that accompany salvation…’ Hebrews 6:9   1. BUT Christianity is the eternal BUT that changes everything. We were lost in sin BUT Christ died for us.   2. BELOVED You join the ranks of the beloved when you receive…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

OFFENSIVE SOUNDS

We live in a world where the cacophony of sounds foisted upon us can be way beyond irritating, to downright offensive. 1. THE BARKING OF A DOG The offensive sound of a dog barking at shadows and perceived fears has brought neighbours to blows. Many a night’s sleep has been…
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Steve Penny, Church, Leadership, Christian

FAMINE SOIL: OVERCOMING DRY SEASONS

‘Then Isaac sowed in that land, and reaped in the same year a hundredfold; and the Lord blessed him.’ Genesis 26:12   1. ACT CONTRARY TO YOUR CIRCUMSTANCE. The land of promise was in a famine, with no sign of things changing. Isaac had a choice in this instance: stay and…
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