Acts 5:1-11 & Psalm 139:23-24 - Being a follower of Jesus is all about being real, being honest. What does being honest mean? Its not about keeping up appearances, thats an old life we left behind. Being honest is about being straight up and transparent!
2 Corinthians 4:18 - Georgie and wife Arnia, husband and wife tell the astounding story of their conversion to Christ. From a life of crime, drug use and prison - a remarkable story of God's love and grace emerges. A special highlight is a 10 min Rhyme by George - recited by memory - of the War story and Love story that has bought them to this moment. Included are two home grown songs by Georgie.
Acts 4:36 & 1 Thessalonians 5:5 - Everyone loves to been encouraged. Ps Phil, Show how one man's encouragement (Barnabas) Triggers a domino effect that is catalyst a world wide mission movement. Generosity and Encouragement. Encouraging one and other and building each other up, is a vital key to a Rising Tide of what God is doing in and through the church.
Proverbs 3:9-10 & Malachi 3:7-12 - Continuing from PART ONE Pastor James issues a call to all Christians to RECONCILE their Financial lives to Christ. This requires honesty and transparency. In this segment we look a little more closely into the 10-10-80 principle.
1 Samuel 25:1-44 & Proverbs 14:1 - Conflict, whether in marriage, amongst friends or work colleagues must be handled with wisdom. By wisdom - Abigail saves a household from poverty and extinction and a future King from ruin. Apply these same principles to resolving conflict.
Proverbs 30:7-9 & Philippians 4:11-13 - Money! How does that word make you feel? We all need a reconciliation in our hearts with God for our sin, but we also need to reconcile our money with God as well. Pastor James does PART ONE on a two part message on the WISDOM series to tackle the issue of money and our relationship to it.
Habakkuk 1:5 & Matthew 11:11 - John the Baptist, prophetically linked the Old Testament and New Testament. Preordained as a catalyst of change. There is a Rising Tide of Holy Spirit Anointing. Phil reminds us of numerous Prophetic words, spoken over this nation. Plus how NZ has a unique role that is being triggered by the Holy Spirit. God's Spirit has sparked a Ghost Fire, igniting a fresh move of God to the nations of the world
Ephesians 5:15-16 & Psalm 90:12 - Having trouble fitting it all in and trying to make life work right now? Pastor James brings a message on how the Wisdom that God grants to us simplifies and brings focus to keeping the main thing the main thing.
Matthew 25:1-13 & Luke 10:38-42 - Jesus told a story about 10 virgins waiting for the Bridegroom. 5 were labeled foolish because they had empty vessels. They were unwise because they were depleted and unprepared. Pastor James gives keys to move from a state of depletion in your soul to a place of Replenishment.