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Bible Study

Itís not too difficult for you

Encouragement to study the Bible

 Why study the Bible?

Four reasons to study


I love your word

A few verses from Psalm 119



The Joy He brings 

Suggesting a way to increase joy in your life

 My strength

Nehemiah's example



Putting ourselves aside

Looking to others for our own good

It's never been easy...

The Bible points out the need for deference 



Wanted: A return of stolen property  

Looking at the importance of church

Best fit forward

Helping those who feel they don't fit into a church

Part 1

Best fit forward

Helping those who feel they don't fit into a church

Part 2


Giving of yourself 

A healthy attitude to Christian giving

Get excited about giving 

The Bible has great things to teach us



As a deer pants for water

 Using a picture to think about our need for God

At my right hand

Thinking about keeping close to God

 Basically Christian meditation is...


Prayer isnít natural 

Getting some understanding about why praying is difficult

Prayer gets things done

Partnering God in His work

Silence from heaven

Checking possible blocks to unanswered prayer


Quiet Time  

Ready, Steady, Slow!

Getting ready for a productive few minutes quiet

Ready, Steady Slow!

Part 2

How do I plan a Quiet Time?

Ready Steady Slow

Part 3

What should I do and say? 


No charge! 

Four ways to give better service every day

Up Side Up

Looking at the up-side of Jesus example of servanthood



Pure and Simple

A prayer for a less complicated life

Drowned out 

A confession of being swept along


Worship and culture  

Some of the things that worship is

 Finding Favour with the King

Book recommendation

 Plenty of Time

Wanting more time with God

Personal Issues



No added sugar 

What can't you live without?

Thrill seekers

Missing out on contentment



  "I can't"  

Looking at your way of thinking

Stubborn old bird

Letting go of wrong choices


  Cross words

Looking at personal forgiveness

Forgive us as we forgive others

Two passages to consider about forgiveness



  Needing feeding

 Checking our personal growth

Hard Shell

 Lessons from a Sequoia tree

Making the most of Sunday sermons

Learning to take notes for future reference

Healing & Health

  In the balance

 Thinking about personal health

Snack Attack

Eight ideas to help cut down on food snacking

Short questions with long answers

Asking you to think about 3 verses of scripture



Lone danger

A first look at a broad subject

The lonely placed

Thinking about Psalm 68 v6


Self Discipline

  Questions to ask yourself

Are you self disciplined?

Busy doing... 

Are we in control of what we do?

 Elsie, get out of the mud

stepping away from sticky situations


Self Image

In the mirror

Helping you see what God sees


A prayer rejoicing in who you are

I shall be like Him



Suffering & Grief

 In the Potter's hands

 Questioning "why?"

 Dear Diary

Some imagined thoughts from Abigail after her husband's death



Under a cloud

Preparing for the sunshine of freedom

 Customised Believers

A call to check out what we do

Worry & Stress 

Looking up, or over the edge? 

A reminder to keep our security in God's ways

Is worry your friend?

Then it is time to say "good-bye"


Outer Life



Looking for mending

God's way as a lesson

Covering our communication in prayer

Five prayers for different relationships



A Prayer for your community

Influencing your community

Encouragement for those who don't know what to do



God's creative gifts

Giving our creativity over to God

 Make something to give away


Home making  

On opening the door

How do we feel about going home?

Home should be a place of safety

Godly protection over your home



Show and Tell

Speaking up about what God is doing

Then We'll Begin

Story telling to groups of under 5's



If only I had more money things would be different

Your money and your life

Book Recommendation


Director of Home Affairs

A job description of motherhood

  My name is 'Mother' not 'Slave'

6 Ideas to help slay the beast of untidy bedrooms

Owning stuff  

Clogged Up

A practical way to clear mess

For our enjoyment 

Too much stuff can spoil the joy



One Another

Thinking through four instructions in scripture




Men: Some assembly required

Book recommendation

A wife's on-going love


Proverbs 5 v18-19



The purposes of Work

Looking briefly at an exemplary woman

What is Christian work?

Considering what makes work Christian in nature




for ministry wives

Working towards good ministry marriages

Minor prophets series

The Ministry Wife - A Minor Role?

Introduction to a series

Minor prophets series

False beliefs 

about family

We shouldn't be held up like we are an example

Minor prophets series

False beliefs 

about ministry

We can't progress in ministry because everything keeps changing

Minor prophets series

False beliefs 

about your priorities

We can get by without spending time in God's Word

Minor prophets series

False beliefs 

about difficult times

Ministry makes me miserable


Minor prophets series

False beliefs

 about your needs

Coming soon

Minor prophets series

False beliefs

 about yourself

Coming soon


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