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Prayer & Fasting Guidelines

As we embark on this 21-day journey of prayer and fasting together as a church, it’s important for us to understand that we’re not fasting in order to change God’s mind but rather to make ourselves more aware of His presence 

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Prayer & Fasting Guidelines

As we embark on this 21-day journey of prayer and fasting together as a church, it’s important for us to understand that we’re not fasting in order to change God’s mind but rather to make ourselves more aware of His presence 

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To See Lives Changed

There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who ride rollercoasters and those who stand at the bottom and hold the drinks. For those who do dare to ride, you’d be familiar with the uphill start that most rollercoasters have 

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Pray Like Jesus.

When we look at the life of Jesus, we see a very natural, honest, faith-filled connection with the Father. A prayer life that was both intentional and organic and consistently expressed trust in the presence and faithfulness of God. 

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Run in Such a Way

I remember sitting in a room full of pastors a few years ago, all of them older than me by at least a decade. The senior pastor in the room asked a simple question, “What is it that motivates you?” Each pastor was given a chance

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The Significance of Baptism

There’s this account in the Bible about a wealthy Ethiopian man travelling along in a chariot reading the scroll of Isaiah. Phillip, one of Jesus’ disciples, sees the man and runs to catch up with him. He asks the Ethiopian man whether he

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The Struggle with Prayer

Whenever I’m packing my bags for a holiday I find that I tend to be quite optimistic about my levels of commitment. Especially my commitment to getting fit while on holiday. Without fail whenever I start to think about everything 

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Becoming a Mature Believer

From the outset of we have said that we want to build an authentic community that is effectively making disciples and raising leaders that can plant more churches. We are a part of something so much greater than ourselves

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Called For Adventure

This past week I was privileged to have spent some time away in the Drakensberg mountains with church planters and leaders from around the globe. As I sat there listening to the incredible testimonies of lives changed 

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No Such Thing as Secular

If you’ve grown up going to church or even if you’ve just visited a few times, you’ve probably heard Christians refer to events, music or activities outside of the immediate scope of the church’s particular endeavours as “secular”. 

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How the Church Gets Built

A few days ago, as I sat down to spend some time reading my bible, I came across the passage in Matthew 16 where Jesus asks his disciples who the people say he is. As I read through this incredible interchange between Jesus 

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New Year’s Resolutions: Doing It Wrong

Let me start off by confessing two things: 1. I make several new year’s resolutions every year and every year I mostly fail to keep them. 2. I really don’t like the Christian alternatives to the word “resolution”.

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What Christmas Has to Say

Christmas is definitely the best time of the year! Especially here in South Africa where rather than having to endure cold and snow like many of our friends in the North, we get to enjoy the best that summer has to offer.

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Heart & Soul

When we started out on this journey, my team and I were challenged to ask ourselves the question: why? Why would we abandon present comforts and security in order to take on this incredibly daunting task of establishing a new

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