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    Power of thinking right

    by  • August 27, 2012 • Faith, inspiration, Rural Ministry • 0 Comments

    Pastor Liz Howland

    Happy New Year to all! My prayer for 2012 is that you would be OVERTAKEN AND OVERWHELMED by the goodness of God! That many long standing dreams would be fulfilled restoration of families, miraculous healings and breakthroughs in businesses that have suffered greatly in the last few years. I pray that ‘God would make...

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    A strong faith in God

    by  • August 27, 2012 • Faith, inspiration, Rural Ministry • 0 Comments

    As we come to the close of a very eventful year on many fronts in our Nation, I see the need for an ever increasing urgency to establish  a strong faith in God – to know and love His precepts and to pursue intimacy and trust in One, Who yet unseen, is closer than...

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    The desire for inner peace

    by  • August 27, 2012 • Faith, inspiration, Rural Ministry • 0 Comments

    In these days of global uncertainty, I sense the greatest aspiration of every human heart is a desire for inner peace. How do we acquire lasting, genuine inner peace? Many of us have and do seek peace by dulling the angst of life with various forms of addictions, drugs and superficial band-aid measures in...

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    Facing the mountains of life

    by  • August 27, 2012 • Faith, inspiration, Rural Ministry • 2 Comments

    I feel to write on ‘facing the mountains of life’. Mountains come in many forms and can look daunting and insurmountable. Your mountain might be natural disaster, ill health, economic uncertainty, family breakdown and even betrayal or perceived injustice from someone close. In recent times, we’ve seen natural disasters strip people of everything that...

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    Guidance and protection

    by  • August 27, 2012 • Faith, inspiration, Rural Ministry • 0 Comments

    As you read these articles, I pray they will inspire in you an inquisitive yearning to look deeper into God’s wondrous ‘handbook for life’ the Holy Bible. I feel to write on a subject that affects us all on a daily basis – ‘the power of our words’. What the  Bible says regarding our...

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    Handbook for life

    by  • August 27, 2012 • Faith, inspiration, Rural Ministry • 0 Comments

    As you read these articles, I pray they will inspire in you an inquisitive yearning to look deeper into God’s wondrous ‘handbook for life’ the Holy Bible. I feel to write on a subject that affects us all on a daily basis – ‘the power of our words’. What the  Bible says regarding our...

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    Powerful keys

    by  • August 27, 2012 • Faith, inspiration, Rural Ministry • 0 Comments

    I pray that you will be enriched and strengthened with fresh hope, courage and wisdom to face your own personal challenges of life. Whilst respecting the validity of use in transition through a difficult time, it is alarming to see the increase in prescription drugs for depression and anxiety being administered. Many who have...

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    Making every day count

    by  • August 27, 2012 • Faith, inspiration, Rural Ministry • 0 Comments

    In recent times, I have spent a lot of time with a dear friend who battled prostate cancer for 5 years. He went home to his eternal destination last week leaving a beautiful wife and 3 sons. He was only 57 years old. This experience has impressed upon me the fleeting nature of our...

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    Our heritage

    by  • August 27, 2012 • Faith, inspiration, Rural Ministry • 0 Comments

    confessing Christians! Many of our most courageous explorers and pioneers unashamedly professed and practiced a strong Christian faith and LIVED according to biblical principles. That is our heritage.   I passionately believe we are about to see a turn back to Christ in this Nation. Man’s own human wisdom and ever-increasing, intrusive government legislation...

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    Challenging times

    by  • August 27, 2012 • Faith, inspiration, Rural Ministry • 0 Comments

    In spite of alarming media reports regarding the economy, the escalation of drug and alcohol related violence and family breakdown in our Nation; I have a deep sense of hope and expectation for the future. Challenging times can be a great opportunity to re-evaluate and examine where we have previously placed our focus and...

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