Steve Penny, Sickness, healing, church, leadership, christian

FORGIVENESS – IS AN ACT OF GENEROSITY

2017 – MONDAY 9 JANUARY FORGIVENESS – IS AN ACT OF GENEROSITY A small spirited and stingy person can never express forgiveness. However the moment a person forgives – their soul is enlarged. I have a saying that has come from situations in my life. “The bigger person builds the…
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Generosity

I am constantly amazed at people who live life cautiously and with a calculated and stingy attitude toward all they do. I believe the Bible shows us that “Life in Christ” is to be lived as an abundant overflowing expression of the fulness of heaven. Let me share some thoughts…
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Failure isn’t fatal

Learning to handle failure is the essence of leadership. No-one who has achieved anything of note has escaped the pain of failure. Let me tell you why failure is so good for you. 1. Failure reminds us that we are flawed beings needing grace from above 2. Failure identifies our…
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Absolute surrender

The Christian life has always been a mystery to the unconverted. Passionate and seemingly blind allegiance to the church and it’s leaders. Commitment way beyond what is normal in our self focussed world. And perhaps worst of all a willingness to part with our money for the sake of a…
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People of a higher realm

In life there are many people who enter our world. Some stay and become partners and friends on our journey of faith. Others leave almost as quickly as they came. Still others seem to hang around just long enough to cause trouble and pain. I have come to the conclusion…
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Pressure

Pressure comes into our lives in a number of ways. A. The pressure of circumstances These pressure come and go throughout life and can be very disruptive and challenging. My response to circumstantial pressure is the famous quote, “this too will pass”. B. Seasonal pressure. In life there are various…
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Room with a view

We checked into our room at Air on the Gold Coast on the 30th floor. The views along the beach back to Surfers Paradise are amazing. However the furniture in the room had been arranged so that everyone could sit and watch TV. Which meant that we all had our…
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The window of freedom

I am sitting on the 19th floor of my hotel looking out to sea at the Island where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated for such a long period of time. His years behind bars must have seemed an eternity to him and certainly appeared without hope. And yet one of the…
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