TROUBLE IN THE TEMPLE

2020 – TUESDAY 09 JUNE TROUBLE IN THE TEMPLE Sadly church can sometimes be a place of imperfection leading to all kinds of ungodly behaviour. We ought not to be surprised. Church is the gathering together of imperfect people – from all walks of life – all political persuasions –…
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I WILL BUILD MY CHURCH

2020 – FRIDAY 22 MAY I WILL BUILD MY CHURCH Jesus spent his whole ministry on earth pouring Himself into 12 disciples. His method of building His church – was to build those His Father had given Him. CHURCH IS NOT ABOUT BUILDINGS OR PROGRAMS Church is for making disciples….
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LIFTING THE BURDEN

2018 – THURSDAY 22 MARCH LIFTING THE BURDEN 1. THE BURDEN OF THE PHARISEES Matthew 23:4 For they bind heavy burdens, hard to bear, and lay them on men’s shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers. THE PHARISEE BURDENS They made phylacteries. These were…
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THREE KINDS OF LEADERS

2017 – FRIDAY 22 SEPTEMBER CHURCH LEADERSHIP There are essentially three different types of leadership. KINGS FATHERS BROTHERS Consider the following. KINGS have servants FATHERS have sons BROTHERS have peers KINGS rule over a Kingdom FATHERS rule over a family BROTHERS rule over anything they can find. KINGS rule with…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

HIGHER PURPOSE

1. If you don’t find your higher purpose – you will fall for your lower passions.   2. If you don’t find your higher purpose – you will join with lower companions.   3. If you don’t find your higher purpose – you will settle for lower performance.   4….
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STEVE PENNY, CHURCH, LEADERSHIP, CHRISTIAN LIFE

FATHERS AND SONS

‘Paul and Timothy, bondservants of Jesus Christ, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the bishops and deacons: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.’ Philippians 1:1-2.   NOTE PAUL’S “AND”: 1. Paul AND Timothy, 2. Bishops AND…
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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, 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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