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TIME TO DARE?

  ‘…they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death’ Revelation 12:11   History is chock-full of stories of men and women – ordinary men and women like us – who saw their lives as a gift to be given back to God. They would go boldly, to the ends of ...

Joy Ferdiz

September 16th, 2013

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Good Foundations

Do you want to read this in Taglish? Click here. ‘You must build … according to the pattern I will show you’                      Exodus 25:9 NLT   If you want to build tall, you need to go deep. The most important part of any building is what you don’t see, the foundations ...

Joy Ferdiz

September 15th, 2013

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TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE

Do you want to read this in Taglish? Click here. ‘…I have set before you life and death…choo​se life…’ Deuteronom​y 30:19 NIV   Here’s a spoiler kids: in just about every film you will ever see, the action only really starts happening once the main character has some ...

Joy Ferdiz

September 14th, 2013

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WE ARE FAMILY (2)

  ‘Let there be no strife between you and me … for we are brothers’ Genesis 13:8 NAS   So in Genesis 13, we have a story that shows one family with two outlooks. Abram, driven by faith, is a giver; Lot, driven by security, is a taker. Out of respect, Lot should have ...

Joy Ferdiz

September 13th, 2013

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WE ARE FAMILY (1)

Do you want to read this in Taglish? Click here ‘Let there be no strife between you and me…’ Genesis 13:8 NAS   Lot had it all planned. Uncle Abram was a good guy but he was getting a little, uh…old. Business was booming, the money was pouring in, and Lot wasn’t ...

Joy Ferdiz

September 12th, 2013

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CHANGE YOUR TUNE

Do you want to read this in Taglish? Click here. ‘Let God transform … by changing the way you think’ Romans 12:2 NLT   Are there things in your life that are just stressing you out at the moment? A situation? A person? Your church? The Bible is pretty clear on the

Joy Ferdiz

September 11th, 2013

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GOOD IN-TENT-IONS

‘Do your own job … not lying around sponging off your friends’ 1 Thessalonians 4:11 TM   If you’re familiar with the show ‘Young Apprentice’, you’ve probably witnessed a cleverly edited program about a group of pretentious teenagers telling us they’re the next big ...

Joy Ferdiz

September 10th, 2013

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Don’t Sell Out

Do you want to read this in Taglish? Click Here. ‘The Lord forbid that I should give you the inheritance of my ancestors’ 1 Kings 21:3 NIV   Integrity. As Christians, we shouldn’t ‘sell out’ to something that compromises what God really wants for us. A few of our ...

Joy Ferdiz

September 9th, 2013

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BE THE CHANGE (FOUR KINDS OF GIVING 4)

Do you want to read this in Taglish? Click here. ‘Joseph opened up the storehouses and distributed grain…’ Genesis 41:56 NLT   During Joseph’s time as ruler of Egypt, the people were starving. Crops hadn’t grown, so trading stopped and a once-wealthy nation was ...

Joy Ferdiz

September 8th, 2013

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GIVE IT ALL (FOUR KINDS OF GIVING 3)

Do you want to read this in Taglish? Click here. ‘…the disciples picked up twelve baskets’ Mark 6:43 NLT   Most of us know the story of the little lad with five loaves of bread, a couple of fish and five thousand hungry men; Jesus multiplied that simple meal and fed the

Joy Ferdiz

September 7th, 2013

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