There are different concepts and opinions about faith. Some of what is called faith I would call hope. At other times I have heard people pray in optimism, thinking that mental persuasion is faith. Faith is more than persuasion and optimism, it is...


Ross Monk

I am not sure if you believe that God has favourites or not?
I believe that there are certain things that we can do to
attract God’s ‘favour’ into our lives, and things that we can do
to appropriate such.



Fire in the natural world is created when energy is released. In the spiritual world, the release of spiritual “energy” can also give the same result. In Christian circles we often talk about the “fire of God” – using the word to describe the feeling of His presence along with words like “glory”, “refining” “power” etc.

Five Habits of Godliness


From time to time, Christians ponder what the Holy Spirit moving in power around them looks like.  We see this happening from time to time and mostly around people who seem to be the "chosen few", but we see a different pattern in...

Forget not all His benefits


Psalm 103:1-2 Bless the Lord, O my soul; and all that is within me bless His holy name. Bless the Lord, oh my soul and forget not all His benefits

King David was a man who knew incredible favour and amazing revelation of Jesus paying the price at...

Friend Father Lord Oneness


Who do you know God as?

Friend? There with you no matter what? Psalm37:1-4

Father? A faithful friend who Loves you and ticks you off when you need it? Fathers give their children good faithful advice and guidance and expect their children to...

Get your own well working


Many of God’s Family have come through the door of salvation into the kingdom and not much further. Jesus, however, actually talked more about living in His kingdom than about being saved. He taught us about living in His kingdom in such a way that we would be full of everlasting Life.

God and Life - 3 Parts to a son



I am giving a quick snapshot view of this. It won’t cover everything but it will give some understanding of the real issues of spiritual identity and operation we face.

What are the pictures you have of the makeup of man? (spirit, soul,...

God's Grace in Crisis

Matt Cornford

Earthquake Thoughts - A conversation with God, 20 June 2011

In my mind I see one region, surrounded by 3 previously undiscovered fault-lines. 7500 earthquakes in less than 10 months, 5 significant earthquakes causing widespread utility outage. A...

Jesus' prayers


Many times in the gospels it is recorded that Jesus spent time in prayer.   When asked by the disciples how to pray, He gave an example of the sort of things that should be prayed for, and the manner in which to pray.   He prayed at the...

Kingdom Walking 1


The be-attitudes

Please read Matthew 5:1-16. How do you see these as being useful in everyday life?

Right at the beginning, Jesus introduces His teaching with a mysterious list that His disciples may not have really understood until the power came...

Kingdom Walking Part 2


We have a tremendous advantage. We were recreated in Jesus Christ as He took up residence in our spirit. In order to take advantage of this we need to understand how to realign our lives with Him, where He is headed, how He sees things and how His...

Learning to Ride the Bike

Mike Diack

An analogy for church, and growing spiritually

Rev 3:20  Lo, I have stood at the door, and I knock; if any one may hear my voice, and may open the door, I will come in unto him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
Gal 6:15  for in...



Thoughts from Andy Zoppelt

Magnetic Transformation


There are some striking similarities between what God has designed into the nature of materials and substances that we are using in daily life and the ways that we are in the kingdom of God. One of these is magnet making.