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  • DO YOU WANT MORE GLORY? 21st August 2011 A preacher friend told me a story today of doing something he had never done – he went...

  • THE VICTORY OF TRUE WORDS ARE NOT ALWAYS INSTANT 20th August 2011 I heard a story of a man today that grew up as a preacher’s kid, but turned completely away from God, and became a...

  • What if we don’t respond to God’s love? 19th August 2011 I was looking after Kohen the other day (Nathan and Yvonne’s one-year-old bundle of delight). I got a revelation – toddlers need constant attention. I...

  • ARE YOU A GLORY-STOPPER, OR A GLORY-CARRIER? [Series: GIVING 100%] - 18th August 2011 How wonderful is God’s glory! A friend of mine was born dead, and his mother would not accept it. When his grandfather came...

  • GIVING 100% IN THE GLORY – YOU CAN ONLY GIVE WHAT YOU HAVE 17TH August 2011     I picked up something John Fawcett wrote on Smith-Wigglesworth, which is so down-the-line right that I had to...

  • CAN THE SPIRIT HOLD BACK? 16th August 2011 We have been too impressed with “the Spirit rushing on Samson” (Judges 14:19), and not nearly impressed enough by the abiding anointing of the Spirit on Jesus, and...

  • GIVING 100% IN LEADERSHIP 15th August 2011 I read something Colonel Eric Kail wrote on leadership recently, which I thought would be great to pass on. The whole article is available at: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/guest-insights?fb_ref=NetworkNews “No one wants...

  • LIVING 100% IN CHANGE 14th August 2011 From the age of twelve my mother would, after supper every night, make me a very short; strong, and sweet espresso. Nowadays, cappuccinos are very much part of our...

  • LIVING 100% 13th August 2011 I only arrived home at 2.30am after a special time with some of the most front-footed prayers that I have been with recently. My friend’s church is praying from 11.30pm to...

  • Giving 100% 12th August 2011 I heard this line recently, “You give 100% and people will look at you differently” I was at a friend’s church yesterday for a prayer time. They have been praying for...

  • Overcoming irritation 11th August 2011 Have you noticed how we tend to claim spirituality, but when along comes the slightest irritation, we quickly forget what we ‘were’ like, and are ready to box someone’s ears off? It’s...

  • What is shaking? 10th August 2011 A friend who had just visited Israel described how they harvest almonds and figs. The farmers take a large and long piece of cloth with a slit in the middle,...