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Be enthusiastic!

Be enthusiastic!

Life can be boring, so boring in fact that it stops you from doing anything effective. Youth club can be same old same old, relationships can get tired, school or college is tedious, there’s nothing to do at home. Enthusiasm comes from a Greek word meaning ...

Bob Gass

February 17th, 2017

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Let God be God

Let God be God

In ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ Lucy sees Aslan the Great Lion for the first time. She was afraid, and rightly so. Lucy whispered to Mrs Beaver ‘Is he safe?’ ‘Safe?’ Mrs Beaver replied, ‘Of course he’s not safe! But ...

Bob Gass

February 16th, 2017

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Outside of the well!

Outside of the well!

Have you heard the story about the frog that was born at the bottom of a well? He thought life couldn’t get any better till one day he looked up and saw daylight. Climbing up to investigate he was amazed to find not far from the well a pond, much larger than the well ...

Bob Gass

February 15th, 2017

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Where is the love?

Where is the love?

When the Black Eyed Peas released their first single ‘Where is the love?’ it was an instant hit. The band shot to fame and youth across the world were singing ‘Father, Father help us, with some guidance from above, ‘coz people got me questioning, where is ...

Bob Gass

February 14th, 2017

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Cup of tea approach

Cup of tea approach

Every teenager has a problem with their parents. It doesn’t matter how great you are or how understanding they are, teens will always feel blamed for everything and parents will always feel their children are not being helpful. There are loads of reasons for this ...

Bob Gass

February 13th, 2017

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Family secrets

Family secrets

Most families like to keep their family secrets a secret. Yet amazingly, you’ve barely dipped a toe into Matthew’s gospel when you realize that Jesus comes from a less-than-perfect family. Rahab was a Jericho prostitute. Grandpa Jacob was faulty enough to warrant

Bob Gass

February 12th, 2017

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Are you being tested? (3)

Are you being tested? (3)

Have you ever seen or been on a tree-top rope course? You work your way around a series of obstacles and go from tree to tree. The obstacles could be suspended tires, a rope bridge, a thin log, or an unlimited number of other wood and rope combinations to make your way ...

Bob Gass

February 11th, 2017

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Are you being tested? (2)

Are you being tested? (2)

Now, be honest. You’ve probably read today’s verse and wondered if James was living on the same planet you live on. This has got to be one of the craziest things the Bible says. Trials and difficulty come along, life sucks, and this is the moment you should be ...

Bob Gass

February 10th, 2017

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Are you being tested? (1)

Are you being tested? (1)

When you were a child, do you remember being in school when the fire alarm would keep going off? A once a year a fire-drill was an exciting prospect but when it went through a phase of being faulty or because a group of naughty kids found it amusing to set it off every day, ...

Bob Gass

February 9th, 2017

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Have a dream

Have a dream

How big is your vision? Do you even have a vision? Martin Luther King Jr. famously declared in one of the best known speeches in history: ‘I have a dream’. Martin Luther King’s dream was to see a future where blacks and whites would live together in harmony

Bob Gass

February 8th, 2017

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