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December 2012–January 2013 Issue 6

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Levi Roots

The entrepreneur speaks about the importance of faith in his life

Bible maths John Williams uncovers the amazing numbers hidden in the Scriptures

Grayson Jones Seven ways that the Holy Spirit wants to work in our lives

WE ALL NEED REFRESHING From church planting to everyday Christian life we all need the Holy Spirit at work in our lives

David Harvey believes that a true church will struggle if it is worldly

PASSING ON THE BATON

Paul Reid reveals how he transitioned the leadership of his church

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Editorial

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HOW I HANDED OVER THE BATON

Popular conference speaker and former senior pastor Paul Reid tells Re how he recently transitioned the leadership of his church

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ENTREPRENEUR IS ROOTED IN FAITH

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SPIRIT’S POWER IN CHURCH PLANTING

Life’s hot for Jamaican entrepreneur Levi Roots, whose famous Reggae Reggae sauce turned him into an overnight success

Don’t forget the vital work of the Holy Spirit in the midst of church planting work and planning, writes Peter Cavanna

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HOW THE SPIRIT PREPARES PASTORS

God wants to raise up new leaders and they need to be empowered by the Holy Spirit, explains Gary Rucci

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WE ALL NEED REFRESHING

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HOW THE BIBLE REALLY ADDS UP

Every believer needs to be refreshed by the Holy Spirit, says Ian Williams, who offers his top tips on how to receive

Theologian John Williams uncovers the amazing mathematical background to the Bible we all know and love

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LEADERSHIP DOC

Phil Pye is the new man to answer your leadership questions

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LAST WORD

Grayson Jones looks at the ways the Holy Spirit wants to work in our lives

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Recently, I  had  the  privilege  of   ĂƩĞŶĚŝŶŐƚǁŽĚĂLJƐĂǁĂLJǁŝƚŚƚŚĞ Evangelical  Alliance  Council  for   ƚŚĞŝƌĂŶŶƵĂůŵĞĞƟŶŐ͘ǁŚŽůĞ ŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨƚŚŝŶŐƐǁĞƌĞĚŝƐĐƵƐƐĞĚ and  reported  on,  but  the  main   ƚŚĞŵĞŽĨƚŚŽƐĞƚǁŽĚĂLJƐĐĞŶƚƌĞĚ ŽŶƚŚĞƐƵďũĞĐƚŽĨ͚ĚǀŽĐĂĐLJ͕͛ŽƌƚŽ ƉƵƚŝƚŵŽƌĞƐŝŵƉůLJ͕ŚŽǁďĞƐƚƚŚĞ ŚƵƌĐŚŝŶƚŚŝƐŶĂƟŽŶƌĂŝƐĞƐŝƚƐǀŽŝĐĞ ŝŶƚŚĞƉƵďůŝĐĂƌĞŶĂŽŶŵĂƩĞƌƐƚŚĂƚ ƉĞƌƚĂŝŶƚŽŽƵƌŚƌŝƐƟĂŶĨĂŝƚŚĂŶĚ ďĞůŝĞĨƐ͘ ^ĂŵĞƐĞdžŵĂƌƌŝĂŐĞƐ͕ŚƵŵĂŶƚƌĂĨ-­‐ ĮĐŬŝŶŐ͕ŝŶũƵƐƟĐĞ͕ƉŽƌŶŽŐƌĂƉŚLJ͕ƉĞƌ-­‐ ƐĞĐƵƟŽŶĂŐĂŝŶƐƚƚŚŽƐĞŚƌŝƐƟĂŶƐ ǁŚŽƐŝŵƉůLJĚĞƐŝƌĞƚŽŵĂŬĞĂƐƚĂŶĚ ĨŽƌƚŚĞƐĂŬĞŽĨƚŚĞŐŽƐƉĞůĂŶĚĂ ǁŚŽůĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨƌĞůĂƚĞĚŵĂƩĞƌƐ ǁĞƌĞƚŚĞƚŽƉŝĐƐƚŚĂƚĂƚůĞĂƐƚǁĞ ƐĂŝĚŚƌŝƐƟĂŶƐŶĞĞĚƚŽƚĂŬĞĂďŝďůŝ-­‐ ĐĂůƐƚĂŶĐĞŽŶ͘ /ƚǁĂƐĐůĞĂƌƚŽƵƐĂůůƚŚĂƚƚŚĞ ƵŶŝƚĞĚǀŽŝĐĞŽĨĞǀĂŶŐĞůŝĐĂůƐŝŶƚŚŝƐ ŶĂƟŽŶŶĞĞĚƐƚŽďĞŚĞĂƌĚĂŶĚƚŚĂƚ ǁĞŵƵƐƚŶŽƚďĞŐƵŝůƚLJŽĨƐŝŵƉůLJ ǁĂŝƟŶŐĂƌŽƵŶĚĨŽƌĂŶŽƚŚĞƌtŝůďĞƌ-­‐ ĨŽƌĐĞƚŽďĞƌĂŝƐĞĚƵƉ͊dŚĞĚŝĸĐƵůƚLJ͕ ƚŚŽƵŐŚ͕ǁĂƐŚŽǁƐŚŽƵůĚŽƵƌǀŽŝĐĞ ďĞŚĞĂƌĚ͍dŽƐŝŵƉůLJĐŽŶĚĞŵŶ ƚŚŽƐĞƚŚŝŶŐƐƚŚĂƚǁĞĚŝĚŶŽƚĂŐƌĞĞ ǁŝƚŚ͕ǁŝƚŚŽƵƚĞƋƵĂůůLJƐƉĞĂŬŝŶŐƵƉ ĨŽƌǁŚĂƚǁĞĚŽďĞůŝĞǀĞŝŶ͕ǁŽƵůĚ ƉƌŽďĂďůLJďĞǀŝĞǁĞĚŝŶĂŶĞŐĂƟǀĞ ǁĂLJ͘ ĞƌƚĂŝŶůLJ͕ĂƐ/ƚƌĂǀĞůĂƌŽƵŶĚŽƵƌ ĐŚƵƌĐŚĞƐĂŶĚĞŶŐĂŐĞŝŶĚŝƐĐƵƐƐŝŽŶƐ ǁŝƚŚŵĂŶLJŽĨŽƵƌůĞĂĚĞƌƐ͕/Ăŵ ŽŌĞŶĂƐŬĞĚǁŚĂƚŽƵƌ;WĞŶƚĞĐŽƐƚĂůͬ Ž'ͿƐƚĂŶĐĞŝƐŽŶŝƐƐƵĞƐĂŶĚǁŚLJ ǁĞĂƌĞŶŽƚƐƉĞĂŬŝŶŐŽƵƚŵŽƌĞ͘ tĞůůŽƵƌƉƌŽŵŝŶĞŶƚƐƚƌĂƉͲůŝŶĞŽĨ ͚^ƚƌŽŶŐĞƌdŽŐĞƚŚĞƌ͛ĂƉƉůŝĞƐƚŽŶŽƚ ũƵƐƚŽƵƌŽǁŶĐŚƵƌĐŚĞƐ͕ďƵƚŝƚŝƐŵLJ ĐŽŶǀŝĐƟŽŶƚŚĂƚĂŶĂůůŝĂŶĐĞůŝŬĞƚŚĂƚ

ŽĨĐĂŶƉůĂLJĂƐŝŐŶŝĮĐĂŶƚƌŽůĞŝŶ ƌĞƉƌĞƐĞŶƟŶŐŵĂŶLJŽĨƵƐǁŚŽŚĂǀĞ ĂĐĐĞƉƚĞĚŚƌŝƐƚĂƐŽƵƌ>ŽƌĚĂŶĚ ^ĂǀŝŽƵƌ͘ dŚĂŶŬĨƵůůLJ͕ƚŚĞĂĚǀŽĐĂĐLJŽĨƚŚĞ ŚƌŝƐƟĂŶĐŽŵŵƵŶŝƚLJŝƐďĞŝŶŐŚĞĂƌĚ ŝŶĐƌĞĂƐŝŶŐůLJŝŶƚŚĞĐŽƌƌŝĚŽƌƐŽĨ government, and  on  your  behalf,   ĂƐĂĐŽƵŶĐŝůŵĞŵďĞƌŽĨŶŽƚũƵƐƚƚŚĞ ďƵƚĂŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨŽƚŚĞƌŶĂƟŽŶĂů ďŽĚŝĞƐŽĨŚƌŝƐƟĂŶĚĞŶŽŵŝŶĂƟŽŶƐ ĂŶĚůĞĂĚĞƌƐ͕/ĂŵŚĂƉƉLJƚŽƌĞƉŽƌƚ ƚŚĂƚĞŶŽƵŐŚŽĨƵƐĂƌĞĚĞƚĞƌŵŝŶĞĚ ƚŽƚĂŬĞĂƐƚĂŶĐĞĂŐĂŝŶƐƚĞǀŝů͘ WůĞĂƐĞƉƌĂLJĨŽƌƚŚŽƐĞǁŚŽŵ'ŽĚ ŚĂƐʹĂŶĚŝƐʹƌĂŝƐŝŶŐƵƉƚŽƌĞƉƌĞ-­‐ ƐĞŶƚƵƐŝŶƚŚĞƉƵďůŝĐĂƌĞŶĂƐ͕ǁŚŝůĞ ƌĞŵĞŵďĞƌŝŶŐƚŚĂƚƵůƟŵĂƚĞůLJŝƚŝƐ ƚŚĞƌĞƐƉŽŶƐŝďŝůŝƚLJŽĨĞǀĞƌLJďŽƌŶͲ again  believer  to  become  the  voice   ŽĨŚƌŝƐƚ͘ ZĞŵĞŵďĞƌ͕ŝƚŽŶůLJƚĂŬĞƐŐŽŽĚ ŵĞŶĂŶĚǁŽŵĞŶƚŽƌĞŵĂŝŶƐŝůĞŶƚ ĨŽƌƚŚĞĂĚǀĂŶĐĞŵĞŶƚŽĨĞǀŝů͘zŽƵƌ ǀŽŝĐĞŝƐŝŵƉŽƌƚĂŶƚ͕ĂŶĚŶĞĞĚƐƚŽ ďĞŚĞĂƌĚ͕ďƵƚƚŚĂŶŬĨƵůůLJǁĞďĞůŽŶŐ ƚŽĂǀĞƌLJůĂƌŐĞĂŶĚŐƌŽǁŝŶŐĨĂŵŝůLJ ǁŚĞƌĞǁĞŵĂLJŶŽƚŚĂǀĞƚŚĞĞdžƉĞƌ-­‐ ƟƐĞŽƌĂďŝůŝƚLJƚŽƐƉĞĂŬƵƉŽŶŝƐƐƵĞƐ ŽĨŐƌĞĂƚŝŵƉŽƌƚĂŶĐĞ͕ďƵƚǁĞĐĂŶ ƉƌĂLJĂŶĚƚŚĂŶŬ'ŽĚĨŽƌƚŚŽƐĞǁŚŽ ĐĂŶʹĂŶĚĚŽʹƌĞƉƌĞƐĞŶƚƵƐ͘ ŚƌŝƐƚŵĂƐŝƐĐĞƌƚĂŝŶůLJĂƟŵĞ ǁŚĞƌĞŽƵƌǀŽŝĐĞƐƐŚŽƵůĚďĞŚĞĂƌĚ͘ >ŽƌĚ͕ŵĂLJLJŽƵƌŶĂŵĞŶĞǀĞƌďĞ ƚĂŬĞŶŽƵƚŽĨŚƌŝƐƚŵĂƐ͊ dĂŬĞĐĂƌĞ͕ďĞĞŶĐŽƵƌĂŐĞĚ͕ŚĂǀĞ ĂǁŽŶĚĞƌĨƵůŚƌŝƐƚŵĂƐĂŶĚĂ,ĂƉƉLJ EĞǁzĞĂƌ͕ŬŶŽǁŵƵĐŚďůĞƐƐŝŶŐ and  become  the  voice  of  hope  and   ƚƌƵƚŚƚŽƚŚŝƐŶĞĞĚLJŐĞŶĞƌĂƟŽŶ͘ zŽƵƌĨƌŝĞŶĚ͕  

John

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Popular conference speaker Paul Reid is the former senior pastor of Christian Fellowship Church in Ireland. He recently transitioned the leadership of the church to Andy McCourt. Here’s how it happened…

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In 1981,  my  wife  and  I  started   a  small  house  fellowship  with   just  11  people.  A  couple  of  years   later  we  joined  up  with  another   ŐƌŽƵƉĂŶĚďĞĐĂŵĞŚƌŝƐƟĂŶ Fellowship  Church.  We  bought   a  building  in  1986  for  £520,000   and  borrowed  every  penny  of   it  by  re-­‐mortgaging  our  houses   ĂŶĚƉƵƫŶŐƚŚĞŵŽŶĞLJŝŶƚŽŝƚ͘ tĞďĞŐĂŶƚŽŐƌŽǁĂŶĚƐƚĂƌƚĞĚƚŽ ƉůĂŶƚĐŚƵƌĐŚĞƐ͘tĞǁĞƌĞƚŚĞŽŶůLJ ĐŚĂƌŝƐŵĂƟĐĐŚƵƌĐŚŝŶŽƵƌĂƌĞĂǁŝƚŚĂ building,  and  the  only  church  doing   ĐŽŶƚĞŵƉŽƌĂƌLJǁŽƌƐŚŝƉŽŶ^ƵŶĚĂLJ ŵŽƌŶŝŶŐƐŝŶ/ƌĞůĂŶĚ͘ tŽƌƐŚŝƉďĞĐĂŵĞĂďŝŐƚŚŝŶŐƚŽƵƐ ĂŶĚŝƚƌĞĂůůLJŚĞůƉĞĚƵƐ͘/ƚǁĂƐĂŐƌĞĂƚ ĐŚƵƌĐŚ͕ƚŚŝŶŐƐǁĞƌĞŐŽŝŶŐǁĞůů͕ĂŶĚ ǁĞǁĞƌĞďƵŝůĚŝŶŐĂŶĞǁƉůĂĐĞ͘/ŶϮϬϬϴ /ƐĂŝĚ͕͞>ŽŽŬ͕ǁĞ͛ƌĞŐŽŝŶŐƚŽŬŶŽĐŬŽƵƌ 0

How I handed over the baton 3


ŽǁŶďƵŝůĚŝŶŐĚŽǁŶƐŽǁŚLJĚŽŶ͛ƚǁĞŝŶǀŝƚĞ /ƌŝƐŚƉĞŽƉůĞĨƌŽŵĂůůŽǀĞƌƚŚĞĐŽƵŶƚƌLJƚŽ ĐŽŵĞŝŶĂŶĚĂƐŬ͕͞tŚĂƚŝƐ'ŽĚƐĂLJŝŶŐƚŽ ƵƐĂƐĂĐŚƵƌĐŚĂŶĚƚŽ/ƌĞůĂŶĚ͍͟ /ĂƐŬĞĚŽƵƌůŽĐĂůďŝƐŚŽƉƚŽĐŽŵĞĂŶĚ ĚŝīĞƌĞŶƚƉĞŽƉůĞůŝŬĞƚŚĂƚĂŶĚ/ĂůƐŽŝŶǀŝƚĞĚ ŶĚLJǁŚŽĐĂŵĞĂŶĚƐƉŽŬĞĨŽƌƵƐ͘ƐŚĞ ǁĂƐƉƌĞĂĐŚŝŶŐ/ǁĂƐƐŝƫŶŐŝŶƚŚĞĨƌŽŶƚ ƌŽǁĂŶĚ/ŚĂĚĂĐŽŶǀŝĐƟŽŶƚŚĂƚŚĞǁĂƐƚŽ ďĞŵLJƐƵĐĐĞƐƐŽƌƐŽ/ƐĂŝĚƚŽ'ŽĚ͕͞tĞůů͕ ŚŽǁĚŽĞƐƚŚĂƚǁŽƌŬ>ŽƌĚʹ/͛ŵŶŽƚŐŽŝŶŐ ĂŶLJǁŚĞƌĞ͍͟/ǁĞŶƚŚŽŵĞĂŶĚƐƉŽŬĞƚŽŵLJ ǁŝĨĞĂďŽƵƚǁŚĂƚ/ĨĞůƚ/ŚĂĚŚĞĂƌĚĂŶĚƐŚĞ ƐĂŝĚ͕͞'ĞƚŽŶǁŝƚŚŝƚ͊͟ ĐŽƵƉůĞŽĨǁĞĞŬƐůĂƚĞƌ/ŐŽƚĂĐĂůů ĨƌŽŵŶĚLJ͛ƐĐŚƵƌĐŚƚĞůůŝŶŐŵĞƚŚĞLJǁĞƌĞ ƐƚĂƌƟŶŐĂŶĞǁŵĞŶ͛ƐŵŝŶŝƐƚƌLJĂŶĚǁŽƵůĚ I come  over  and  do  the  opening  night  at   ŽƐƚĂŽīĞĞ͘ŶĚLJŚĂĚƐĂŝĚƚŽŚŝƐŐƵLJƐ ƚŚĂƚ/ǁŽƵůĚŶ͛ƚĐŽŵĞ͕ďƵƚ/ĚŝĚ͊/ĨĞůƚ/ ŶĞĞĚĞĚƚŽĚŽŝƚ͘Ɛ/ĮŶŝƐŚĞĚĂŶĚ/ǁĂƐ ǁĂůŬŝŶŐďĂĐŬƚŽŵLJĐĂƌ/ƐĂŝĚƚŽŶĚLJ͕ ͞tŝůůLJŽƵďĞƐƚĂLJŝŶŐŚĞƌĞĨŽƌƚŚĞƌĞƐƚŽĨ LJŽƵƌůŝĨĞ͍͟ƚŽǁŚŝĐŚŚĞƌĞƉůŝĞĚ͕͞dŚĂƚ ǁŽƵůĚďĞƚŚĞƉůĂŶ͕ƵŶůĞƐƐƚŚĞ>ŽƌĚƐƉŽŬĞ͘͟ /ƐĂŝĚ͕͞zŽƵǁŽƵůĚŶ͛ƚƚŚŝŶŬĂďŽƵƚĐŽŵŝŶŐ ƚŽĞůĨĂƐƚĂŶĚǁŽƌŬŝŶŐǁŝƚŚŵĞ͍͟,ĞǁĂƐ ƐƉĞĞĐŚůĞƐƐ͘/ũƵŵƉĞĚŝŶƚŚĞĐĂƌ͕ĚƌŽǀĞ ŚŽŵĞĂŶĚĨŽƌŐŽƚĂůůĂďŽƵƚŝƚ͊ ŶĚLJƚŚĞŶĐĂůůĞĚŵĞĂďŽƵƚƉƌŝůƟŵĞ ĂŶĚĂƐŬĞĚŝĨǁĞĐŽƵůĚŐĞƚƚŽŐĞƚŚĞƌƚŽƚĂůŬ ĂďŽƵƚǁŚĂƚ/ŚĂĚŵĞŶƟŽŶĞĚ͘/ŶƚŚĞŵĞĂŶ-­‐ ƟŵĞ͕ǁĞŐŽƚŽƵƌƉůĂŶŶŝŶŐƉĞƌŵŝƐƐŝŽŶĨŽƌ

'I could see that we needed to move on into the 21st century' Ăϭ͕ϮϬϬͲƐĞĂƚĂƵĚŝƚŽƌŝƵŵǁŝƚŚŽŶůLJƐŝdžĐĂƌ ƉĂƌŬŝŶŐƐƉĂĐĞƐďƵƚƚŚĞďĂŶŬǁŽƵůĚŶ͛ƚůĞŶĚ ƵƐƚŚĞŵŽŶĞLJ͘dŚĂƚŵŽƌŶŝŶŐŵLJƌĞĂĚ-­‐ ŝŶŐǁĂƐĨƌŽŵϮŚƌŽŶŝĐůĞƐϮϴ͕͞ŶĚ'ŽĚ ǁŽƵůĚŶ͛ƚůĞƚĂǀŝĚďƵŝůĚƚŚĞƚĞŵƉůĞ͘͟/ ŬŶĞǁ/ĐŽƵůĚŶ͛ƚƐŝŐŶĨŽƌƚŚĞďƵŝůĚŝŶŐǁŽƌŬƐ ĂŶĚ'ŽĚǁĂƐƚĞůůŝŶŐŵĞƚŚĂƚŵLJƐƵĐĐĞƐ-­‐ ƐŽƌǁŽƵůĚĚŽƐŽŵĞƚŚŝŶŐĂŶĚƚŚĂƚŚĞŚĂĚ ƐŽŵĞƚŚŝŶŐŶĞǁĨŽƌŵĞƚŽĚŽ͘/ƚǁĂƐůŝŬĞĂ ǁĞŝŐŚƚůŝŌŝŶŐŽīŵLJƐŚŽƵůĚĞƌƐ͘ /ĚŝĚŶ͛ƚƐƉĞĂŬƚŽŶĚLJĂŐĂŝŶƵŶƟůƚŚĞ ŶĞdžƚ^ĞƉƚĞŵďĞƌ͘/ĐĂůůĞĚŚŝŵƵƉƚŽƐĂLJ/ ǁĂƐŐŽŝŶŐĂǁĂLJƚŽ&ƌĂŶĐĞŽŶĂŵŝŶŝƐƚƌLJ ƚƌŝƉĂŶĚǁŽƵůĚŚĞĂŶĚŚŝƐǁŝĨĞ͕/ƐĂďĞů͕ ĐŽŵĞǁŝƚŚƵƐ͘dŚĞLJƐĂŝĚLJĞƐĂŶĚŽŶƚŚĞ ^ƵŶĚĂLJŶŝŐŚƚ/ǁĂƐƐĂƚƚĂůŬŝŶŐǁŝƚŚŶĚLJ ĂŶĚ/ũƵƐƚƐĂŝĚ͕͞ƌĞLJŽƵƵƉĨŽƌŝƚ͍͟ŶĚ ŚĞƐĂŝĚ͕͞/ĚŽŶ͛ƚŬŶŽǁǁŚĂƚƚŚĞƋƵĞƐƟŽŶ ŝƐďƵƚƚŚĞĂŶƐǁĞƌ͛ƐLJĞƐ͊͟ůů/ĐĂŶƐĂLJŝƐ͕ 'ŽĚƐƉŽŬĞƚŽŵĞ͕ĂŶĚĨŽƌŵĞŝƚ͛ƐĂŶŝƐƐƵĞ ŽĨŽďĞĚŝĞŶĐĞ͕ǁŚĞƚŚĞƌ/ůŝŬĞŝƚŽƌŶŽƚ͘ŶĚ ƐŽ͕ŝŶ:ĂŶƵĂƌLJŽĨϮϬϭϭ/ŽĸĐŝĂůůLJŚĂŶĚĞĚ 4


Ringing the changes... Paul Reid addresses the AoG Conference. Inset, Andy McCourt, who took over the baton from Paul at Christian Fellowship Church

ƚŚĞůĞĂĚĞƌƐŚŝƉŽĨƚŚĞĐŚƵƌĐŚŽǀĞƌƚŽŶĚLJ͘ >ŝŬĞĚĞĂƚŚ͕ƚƌĂŶƐŝƟŽŶŝƐŝŶĞǀŝƚĂďůĞĂŶĚ LJŽƵƌƚƌƵĞŚĞĂƌƚŝƐƌĞǀĞĂůĞĚĚƵƌŝŶŐƚŚŝƐ ƟŵĞ͘ůůƚŚĞƐĞƌŵŽŶƐLJŽƵƉƌĞĂĐŚĂďŽƵƚ ďĞŝŶŐƐĞĐƵƌĞŝŶŚƌŝƐƚǁŝůůƐƚƌĞƚĐŚĂŶĚƚĞƐƚ LJŽƵƚŽƚŚĞůŝŵŝƚ͘ /ĐŽƵůĚŚĂǀĞŬĞƉƚŽŶŐŽŝŶŐĨŽƌĂŶŽƚŚĞƌ ƚĞŶLJĞĂƌƐďƵƚ/ĐŽƵůĚƐĞĞƚŚĂƚǁĞŶĞĞĚĞĚ ƚŽŵŽǀĞŽŶŝŶƚŽƚŚĞϮϭƐƚĐĞŶƚƵƌLJŽƚŚĞƌ-­‐ ǁŝƐĞǁĞǁŽƵůĚŚĂǀĞĚĞĐůŝŶĞĚ͘/ƚǁŽƵůĚ ŚĂǀĞďĞĞŶĂŐŽŽĚĐŚƵƌĐŚďƵƚ/ƌĞĂůŝƐĞĚ/ ĚŝĚŶ͛ƚŚĂǀĞƚŚĞĞŵŽƟŽŶĂůĞŶĞƌŐLJŽƌƚŚĞ ƚĞƌŵŝŶŽůŽŐLJƚŽƚĂŬĞŝƚƚŽƚŚĞŶĞdžƚůĞǀĞů͘/ ŚĂĚƚŽƌĞĐŽŐŶŝƐĞǁŚĂƚ'ŽĚǁĂƐĚŽŝŶŐŝŶ ŵLJŚĞĂƌƚ͘ ĚŵƵŶĚƵƌŬĞ͕ƚŚĞƉŚŝůŽƐŽƉŚĞƌ͕ŽŶĐĞ ƐĂŝĚ͕͞ǀĞƌLJĐŽŶǀŝĐƟŽŶǁĂƐĂǁŚŝŵĂƚ ďŝƌƚŚ͘͟^ŽĚŽŶ͛ƚĚŝƐƌĞŐĂƌĚǁŚĞŶƚŚĞůŝƩůĞ ƉĞƌĐĞƉƟŽŶƐĐŽŵĞ͊/ƵŶĚĞƌƐƚŽŽĚƚŚĂƚƚŚĞ ŝĚĞĂůǁĂLJƚŽƚƌĂŶƐŝƟŽŶǁĂƐƚŽƌĂŝƐĞƐŽŵĞ-­‐ ŽŶĞƵƉĨƌŽŵǁŝƚŚŝŶƚŚĞŚŽƵƐĞďƵƚ/ĚŝĚŶ͛ƚ ĚŽŝƚƚŚĂƚǁĂLJ͘/ŚĂĚƚŽŐŽŽƵƚƐŝĚĞ͕ĂŶĚ/ ĨŽƵŶĚŶĚLJʹŽŶĞŽĨƚŚĞŵŽƐƚŽƵƚƐƚĂŶĚŝŶŐ ůĞĂĚĞƌƐŝŶ/ƌĞůĂŶĚʹĂŶĚ/ƚƌƵůLJďĞůŝĞǀĞƚŚĂƚ ŵLJĐĞŝůŝŶŐŝƐŶĚƌĞǁ͛ƐƉůĂƞŽƌŵ͘ :ƵƐƚďĞĨŽƌĞƚŚĞƚƌĂŶƐŝƟŽŶ/ƚŽůĚŶĚLJ ŚĞŶĞĞĚĞĚƚŽƚĂŬĞŵLJŽĸĐĞŽŶ͘,ĞĚŝĚŶ͛ƚ ǁĂŶƚƚŽ͕ďƵƚ/ŝŶƐŝƐƚĞĚ͘,ĞĚŝĚŶ͛ƚĨĞĞůŚĞ ĐŽƵůĚĚŽŝƚƵŶůĞƐƐĂůůŵLJƐƚƵīǁĂƐƚĂŬĞŶ ŽƵƚĂŶĚŚĞǁĂƐƌŝŐŚƚ͕ďĞĐĂƵƐĞĞŵŽƟŽŶĂů-­‐ ůLJ͕ƉĞŽƉůĞǁŽƵůĚǁĂůŬŝŶƐĞĞŝŶŐŶĚLJ͕ďƵƚ ƐƟůůƚŚŝŶŬŝŶŐŽĨŵĞ͕ƐŽǁĞŵŽǀĞĚĂůůŵLJ ƚŚŝŶŐƐŽƵƚ͘/ĞŶĚĞĚƵƉŝŶĂƐŵĂůůĐƵƉďŽĂƌĚ ŽŶƚŚĞŐƌŽƵŶĚŇŽŽƌǁŝƚŚƚŚĞũĂŶŝƚŽƌ͊ KŶĞĚĂLJ/ĐĂŵĞƚŽǁŽƌŬŽŶĂƵƚŽͲƉŝůŽƚ͕ ƚŽŽŬƚŚĞůŝŌƚŽƚŚĞƚŽƉŇŽŽƌ͕ǁĂůŬĞĚ ƐƚƌĂŝŐŚƚƚŽǁĂƌĚƐŵLJŽĸĐĞĂŶĚƚŚĞŶ ŶŽƟĐĞĚƚŚĞƐŝŐŶŚĂĚĐŚĂŶŐĞĚƚŽ͚ŶĚƌĞǁ DĐŽƵƌƚ^ĞŶŝŽƌWĂƐƚŽƌ͛͘/ŚŽƉĞĚŶŽďŽĚLJ ŚĂĚƐĞĞŶŵĞĂƐ/ŶŝƉƉĞĚďĂĐŬĚŽǁŶƚŽŵLJ ŽĸĐĞ͊ /ĨLJŽƵŚĂǀĞĂŶLJƌĞƐĞŶƚŵĞŶƚĂƚĂůů͕Ăƚ ƐŽŵĞƉŽŝŶƚŝƚǁŝůůĐŽŵĞŽƵƚ͊dŚŝŶŐƐĐĂŶ ďĞƐĂŝĚƚŚĂƚǁŝůůĞdžƉŽƐĞLJŽƵƌƚƌƵĞŚĞĂƌƚ͘ /ƚ͛ƐŚĂƌĚ͊/ƚŽŽŬƚŚƌĞĞŵŽŶƚŚƐŽīĂŌĞƌƚŚĞ ƐǁŝƚĐŚĂŶĚǁĂƐĚƵĞƚŽƌĞƚƵƌŶŽŶĂƐƚĞƌ ^ƵŶĚĂLJ͘ŶĚLJĂƐŬĞĚŵĞŝĨ/ǁŽƵůĚƉƌĞĂĐŚ ďƵƚ/ďĞůŝĞǀĞĚƚŚĂƚƚŚĞƐĞŶŝŽƌƉĂƐƚŽƌŽĨƚŚĞ ĐŚƵƌĐŚƐŚŽƵůĚƉƌĞĂĐŚŽŶĂƐƉĞĐŝĂůĚĂLJůŝŬĞ ƚŚĂƚ͘ ŶĚLJ͕ŚŽǁĞǀĞƌ͕ǁĂƐƐŽŐƌĂĐŝŽƵƐʹŚĞ ĨĞůƚŝƚǁŽƵůĚƐĞŶĚŽƵƚĂŐƌĞĂƚŵĞƐƐĂŐĞ ƚŽŽƵƌĐŚƵƌĐŚŝĨ/ĚŝĚŝƚ͕ƐŽ/ĚŝĚ͘,ĞĂůƐŽ ŝŶǀŝƚĞĚŵĞƚŽƐŝƚŽŶƚŚĞĨƌŽŶƚƌŽǁǁŚĞŶ-­‐ ĞǀĞƌ/ǁĂŶƚĞĚƚŽ͘,ĞŚŽŶŽƵƌĞĚŵĞĂŶĚ ŵĂĚĞŵLJůŝĨĞŵƵĐŚĞĂƐŝĞƌƚŚƌŽƵŐŚƚŚĞ ǁŚŽůĞƉƌŽĐĞƐƐĂŶĚ/͛ŵŶŽǁ;ĂůŽŶŐǁŝƚŚŵLJ ǁŝĨĞͿĐĞůĞďƌĂƚĞĚĂƐďĞŝŶŐĂƉŽƐƚŽůŝĐǁŝƚŚĂ ŐƌĂŶĚƉĂƌĞŶƚƌŽůĞƚŽĐŚƵƌĐŚ͘ tĞ͛ǀĞŶŽƚŽŶůLJŚĂĚƚŽƚƌĂŶƐŝƟŽŶ ƚŚĞůĞĂĚĞƌ͕ďƵƚĂůƐŽƚŚĞůŽŽŬĂŶĚ   ĨĞĞůŽĨƚŚĞƉůĂĐĞ͕ĂŶĚƚŚĞĚŝĂůĞĐƚ͘

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Tell us  what  you’ve  been  up  to  since     ƚŚĞƚƌĂŶƐŝƟŽŶĂŶĚŚŽǁĚŝīĞƌĞŶƚŝƐ   your  life  now?   /ŚĂǀĞĂƐĞƚŽĨƌĞůĂƟŽŶƐŚŝƉƐĂƌŽƵŶĚ/ƌĞ-­‐ ůĂŶĚ͕ŶŐůĂŶĚ͕tĞƐƚĞƌŶƵƌŽƉĞĂŶĚEŽƌƚŚ ŵĞƌŝĐĂĂŶĚ/ŝŶǀĞƐƚŝŶƚŽƚŚĞŵ͘dŚĞƌĞĂƌĞ ĂŐƌŽƵƉŽĨĐŚƵƌĐŚĞƐŝŶƚŚĞ^ƚĂƚĞƐǁŚĞƌĞ ŵLJǁŝĨĞĂŶĚ/ŐŽĮǀĞƟŵĞƐĂLJĞĂƌĨŽƌƚǁŽ ƚŽƚŚƌĞĞǁĞĞŬƐĂƚĂƟŵĞĂŶĚƚĂŬĞƚŚĞŵ ƚŽƚŚĞŶĞdžƚůĞǀĞůĂŶĚǁĞƚĞŶĚƚŽďƵŝůĚ ƌĞůĂƟŽŶĂůůLJƐŽŝĨLJŽƵŐŽŽŶĐĞŝƚ͛ƐǁŝƚŚƚŚĞ ǀŝĞǁƚŽŐŽŝŶŐďĂĐŬĂŐĂŝŶ͘/͛ŵŶŽƚĂĐŚƵƌĐŚ ĐŽŶƐƵůƚĂŶƚ͕ŝƚ͛ƐŵŽƌĞĂďŽƵƚǁŚĂƚƚŚĞŝƌ ǀŝƐŝŽŶŝƐĂŶĚŚŽǁ/ĐĂŶŚĞůƉƚŚĞŵĂĐŚŝĞǀĞ ŝƚ͘/͛ŵŶŽůŽŶŐĞƌƚŚĞĐĂƌƉĞŶƚĞƌ͕/͛ŵƚŚĞ ƉŽůŝƐŚĞƌʹďƵƚ/ůŽǀĞǁŚĂƚ/ĚŽ͘ tŚĞŶĂƌĞLJŽƵŵŽƐƚĨƵůĮůůĞĚ͍ tŚĞŶ/͛ŵǁŝƚŚĂŐƌŽƵƉŽĨůĞĂĚĞƌƐ͘ƐĂ LJŽƵŶŐĞƌŵĂŶ͕ƚŚĞƉƌĞĂĐŚŝŶŐǁŽƵůĚŚĂǀĞ ďĞĞŶƚŚĞďŝŐƚŚŝŶŐďƵƚƚŽďĞŚŽŶĞƐƚǁŝƚŚ LJŽƵ͕ƐŝƫŶŐǁŝƚŚĂŐƌŽƵƉŽĨůĞĂĚĞƌƐƐĂLJŝŶŐ͕ ͞,ŽǁĐĂŶǁĞĚŽƚŚŝƐ͍͟ƌĞĂůůLJĞŶĞƌŐŝƐĞƐŵĞ ĨĂƌŵŽƌĞƚŚĞƐĞĚĂLJƐ͘ Is  there  one  thing  you’d  love  to  do     if  you  knew  you  couldn’t  fail? /͛ĚůŽǀĞƚŽďĞĂďůĞƚŽƐƉĞĂŬĂĨŽƌĞŝŐŶ ůĂŶŐƵĂŐĞ͘/ĐĂŶŶŽƚŵĂƐƚĞƌŝƚ͊/ĨĂŝůĞĚKͲ ůĞǀĞů&ƌĞŶĐŚƚǁŝĐĞ͊/ĚŽŚĂǀĞĂŐŽĂƚŝƚďƵƚ ƉĞŽƉůĞůĂƵŐŚƚŚĞŝƌŚĞĂĚƐŽīĂƚŵĞ͊ What  do  you  feel  are  your     greatest  strengths? /ƚŚŝŶŬŝƚ͛ƐƚŚĞƵƐƵĂůƚŚŝŶŐƚŚĂƚLJŽƵƌŐƌĞĂƚ-­‐ ĞƐƚƐƚƌĞŶŐƚŚƐĂƌĞLJŽƵƌǁĞĂŬŶĞƐƐĞƐ͘KŶĐĞ/ ŐĞƚƐŽŵĞƚŚŝŶŐŝŶŵLJŚĞĂĚ/ŐŽĨŽƌŝƚ͘EŽƚŚ-­‐ ŝŶŐƐŚĂŬĞƐŵĞĂŶĚ/ŶĞǀĞƌĚŽƵďƚ͘/ǁŽƵůĚ ƐĂLJ͕͞dŚŝƐŝƐǁŚĞƌĞǁĞ͛ƌĞŐŽŝŶŐĂŶĚǁŚĂƚ ǁĞ͛ƌĞĚŽŝŶŐ͕ĂŶĚŝĨŶŽďŽĚLJĨŽůůŽǁƐŵĞʹ ŶĞǀĞƌŵŝŶĚ͊͟^Ž/͛ŵǀĞƌLJĚĞƚĞƌŵŝŶĞĚ͕ďƵƚ ƚŚĞŇŝƉƐŝĚĞŽĨƚŚĂƚŝƐŝƚŵĂŬĞƐŵĞƐƚƵď-­‐ ďŽƌŶ͊/ĂůǁĂLJƐƐĂLJŝĨ/ĐĂŶŐĞƚƐŽŵĞƚŚŝŶŐ ƉĂƐƚŵLJǁŝĨĞĂŶĚ,ƵŐŚ͕ŵLJƌŝŐŚƚŚĂŶĚ ŵĂŶ͕ƚŚĞŶŝƚŵƵƐƚďĞ'ŽĚ͊ What  do  you  love  and  hate     most  about  yourself? I  love  the  fact  that  I  can  remember  peo-­‐ ƉůĞ͛ƐŶĂŵĞƐ͘tŚĞŶ/ƚĂůŬƚŽƉĞŽƉůĞ/ĐĂŶ ĞŶŐĂŐĞǁŝƚŚƚŚĞŵŽŶĂĚĞĞƉůĞǀĞůĂŶĚ ǁŝƚŚŝŶĮǀĞŵŝŶƵƚĞƐ/ǁŝůůŚĂǀĞƚŽůĚLJŽƵ ŵŽƐƚŽĨƚŚĞƐƚƵīĂďŽƵƚŵĞĂŶĚŵLJůŝĨĞ ĂŶĚŚĂǀĞĞůŝĐŝƚĞĚƚŚĞƐĂŵĞĨƌŽŵǁŚŽ/͛ŵ ǁŝƚŚ͕ďƵƚƚŚĂƚ͛ƐĂƉĂƐƚŽƌĂůƚŚŝŶŐƚŽŽ͘ dŚĞƚŚŝŶŐƚŚĂƚ/ĚŝƐůŝŬĞƐŽŵĞƟŵĞƐŝƐŵLJ ůĂĐŬŽĨĞŵŽƟŽŶĂůŝŶǀŽůǀĞŵĞŶƚŝŶŽƚŚĞƌ ƉĞŽƉůĞƐ͛ƚƌŽƵďůĞƐ͘ /ĚŽŶ͛ƚůĞƚŽƚŚĞƌƐ͛ůĂĐŬŽĨƉůĂŶŶŝŶŐďĞ my  emergency,  I  let  people  learn  their   ůĞƐƐŽŶƐ͘/ƚ͛ƐŶŽƚŵLJƉƌŽďůĞŵ͕ďƵƚŝƚĐĂŶ ŵĂŬĞŵĞƐĞĞŵŚĂƌĚƐŽŵĞƟŵĞƐĂŶĚŝƚ 6

Re Online’s Kate Kent caught up with Paul Reid at AoG’s Stronger Together Conference to talk about his church transition and other leadership issues

My strength is I'm determined ĐĂŶŝŶƚĞƌƉƌĞƚŝƚƐĞůĨĂƐĂůĂĐŬŽĨĞŵŽƟŽŶĂů ŝŶǀŽůǀĞŵĞŶƚŝŶƉĞŽƉůĞƐ͛ůŝǀĞƐ͘ tŝƚŚŽƵƚƉƵƫŶŐĂŶLJďůĂŵĞŽŶŝƚ͕ŵLJ ĨĂƚŚĞƌůĞŌŚŽŵĞǁŚĞŶ/ǁĂƐϭϲĂŶĚ/ƐĂǁ ŚŝŵƚŚƌĞĞƟŵĞƐŝŶϯϴLJĞĂƌƐĂŶĚŝƚƌĞƐƵůƚĞĚ ;ĨŽƌĂƉĞƌŝŽĚŝŶƟŵĞͿŝŶĂŶŝŶƚĞŶƐĞƐĞůĨͲ ƌŝŐŚƚĞŽƵƐŶĞƐƐ͘/ĨĂŶLJŽŶĞůĞƚŵĞĚŽǁŶ/ ǁŽƵůĚĐŽŵƉůĞƚĞůLJǁƌŝƚĞƚŚĞŵŽī͘ ^ŽŵĞŽŶĞŽŶĐĞĚĞƐĐƌŝďĞĚŵĞĂƐĂǀĞƌLJ͕ ǀĞƌLJŐŽŽĚĨƌŝĞŶĚ͕ďƵƚĂǀĞƌLJďĂĚĞŶĞŵLJ͘ /ĨƐŽŵĞďŽĚLJǁŚŽŚĂĚůĞŌƚŚĞĐŚƵƌĐŚĂŶĚ ĐĂƵƐĞĚƚƌŽƵďůĞĐĂŵĞƵƉƚŽŵĞƐŝdžŵŽŶƚŚƐ ůĂƚĞƌŝŶĂƐŚŽƉƉŝŶŐĐĞŶƚƌĞĂŶĚĂƐŬĞĚŵĞ ŚŽǁ/ǁĂƐ͕/ǁŽƵůĚƉƌŽďĂďůLJƌĞƐƉŽŶĚǁŝƚŚ͕ ͞tŚLJ͕ǁŚĂƚĚŽLJŽƵĐĂƌĞ͍͊͟/ĚŽŶ͛ƚǁĂŶƚ ƉĞŽƉůĞŐŽŝŶŐŽƵƚŽĨƚŚĞďĂĐŬĚŽŽƌ͘/ĨLJŽƵ ŐŽ͕LJŽƵŐŽŽƵƚŽĨƚŚĞĨƌŽŶƚĚŽŽƌʹĂŶĚ ƚŚĂƚ͛ƐƚŚĞǁĂLJLJŽƵĐŽŵĞďĂĐŬŝŶ͘ WĞŽƉůĞŬŶŽǁǁŚĞƌĞƚŚĞLJĂƌĞǁŝƚŚŵĞ͘ /ƚ͛ƐĂŶhůƐƚĞƌĐŚĂƌĂĐƚĞƌŝƐƟĐ͊zŽƵ͛ůůŬŶŽǁ ǁŚĂƚ/ƚŚŝŶŬŽĨLJŽƵ͘ŶĚLJĚĞĂůƐǁŝƚŚƚŚŝŶŐƐ ĚŝīĞƌĞŶƚůLJ͘/ĨŚĞǁĂůŬƐŝŶƚŽĂƌŽŽŵǁŝƚŚ ĐŽŶŇŝĐƚŚĞĐĂŶĐĂůŵŝƚĚŽǁŶĂŶĚŚĞ͛Ɛ ĨĂŶƚĂƐƟĐĂƚŝƚ͘/͛ŵK<ĂƐůŽŶŐĂƐƉĞŽƉůĞ ĚŽŶ͛ƚĐƌŽƐƐƚŚĞůŝŶĞ͊/ŶŵLJĞŵŽƟŽŶĂůŝŶƚĞů-­‐ ůŝŐĞŶĐĞƋƵŽƟĞŶƚ/ĐĂŶĞdžƉƌĞƐƐŵLJĨĞĞůŝŶŐƐ ƚŽŽĞĂƐŝůLJŝŶĂŶĂĚǀĞƌƐĞǁĂLJĂŶĚŶŽƚŝŶĂ ƐLJŵƉĂƚŚĞƟĐŽŶĞ͘

What’s your  greatest     achievement  to  date? DLJĨŽƵƌŬŝĚƐ͊/͛ǀĞďƌŽƵŐŚƚƵƉĨŽƵƌŐŝƌůƐ ǁŚŽĂƌĞĚĞĐĞŶƚŝŶĚŝǀŝĚƵĂůƐ͘ What  about  a  low  point?  Have  you     ĞǀĞƌŚŝƚƌŽĐŬďŽƩŽŵ͍ EŽƚŚŝŶŐŝŶĐŚƵƌĐŚŝƐĂƐĚĞǀĂƐƚĂƟŶŐĂƐ ĨĂŵŝůLJŝƐƐƵĞƐďƵƚŝƚ͛ƐƉĂŝŶĨƵůďĞĐĂƵƐĞLJŽƵ ĨĞĞůƚŚĂƚŝĨLJŽƵĂƌĞĚŽŝŶŐ'ŽĚ͛ƐǁŽƌŬŚĞ ǁŝůůůŽŽŬĂŌĞƌLJŽƵƌĨĂŵŝůLJ͕ďƵƚŝƚŝƐŶ͛ƚ ĂůǁĂLJƐƚŚĞĐĂƐĞ͘ If  you  could  say  one  thing  to  the     AoG  Movement,  what  would  it  be? /͛ĚƐĂLJŝƚ͛ƐĨŽƌǁĂƌĚůŽŽŬŝŶŐĂŶĚƉƌŽŐƌĞƐ-­‐ ƐŝǀĞǁŝƚŚĚLJŶĂŵŝĐůĞĂĚĞƌƐŚŝƉĂŶĚ/͛ŵ ƌĞĂůůLJŝŵƉƌĞƐƐĞĚǁŝƚŚ:ŽŚŶWĂƌƟŶŐƚŽŶ͘ /ĐŽƵůĚĨŽůůŽǁŚŝŵ͘͘͘ĂŶĚ/ĚŽŶ͛ƚƐĂLJƚŚĂƚ ǀĞƌLJŽŌĞŶ͘ ŶĚĮŶĂůůLJ͕ǁŚĂƚĂƌĞLJŽƵƌ   favourite  things? Food:^ƉĂŐŚĞƫ͖Author:  Michael  Con-­‐ ŶĞůůLJ͕ĐŚŝĞĨĐƌŝŵĞƌĞƉŽƌƚĞƌĨŽƌƚŚĞEĞǁ zŽƌŬdŝŵĞƐ͖ŚƌŝƐƟĂŶƵƚŚŽƌ͗  Gordon   &ĞĞ͖Film:dŚĞ'ŽĚĨĂƚŚĞƌ͖Sport:&ŽŽƚďĂůů͖ Holiday:DĂƵŝ͕,ĂǁĂŝŝ͘


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Life’s hot for Jamaican entrepreneur Levi Roots, whose famous Reggae Reggae sauce turned him into an overnight success

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f you  haven’t  heard  of  Levi  Roots,   you  probably  have  heard  of  his   ever-­‐popular  Reggae  Reggae   sauce.

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When starting a new church, we mustnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t forget the refreshing power of the Holy Spirit in the midst of hard work and planning, writes Peter Cavanna

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ŝƚ͛ƐǀŝƚĂůƚŚĂƚĂŶLJŶĞǁĐŚƵƌĐŚŚĂƐĐŽŵĞ ŝŶƚŽďĞŝŶŐĂƚ'ŽĚ͛ƐĐŽŵŵĂŶĚ͕ƌĂƚŚĞƌ ƚŚĂŶũƵƐƚŵĂŶ͛ƐǁŝƐŚ͘KĐĐĂƐŝŽŶĂůůLJ͕ŶĞǁ ĐŚƵƌĐŚĞƐĞŵĞƌŐĞŽƵƚŽĨƌĞďĞůůŝŽŶ͕ĐŚƵƌĐŚͲ ƐƉůŝƚƐĂŶĚŚŽůLJͲǁĂůŬŽƵƚƐ͕ĂƐĂĨƌƵƐƚƌĂƚĞĚ ǁŽƵůĚͲďĞůĞĂĚĞƌǁĂŶƚƐƚŽƐƉĞĞĚƵƉ'ŽĚ͛Ɛ ǁŝůůĂŶĚŐĞƚƚŚĞŝƌŐŽĂƚƐƚĞĞƌŝŶŐ͘tĞůĐŽŵĞ ƚŽ^ƚ/ƐŚŵĂĞů͛Ɛ͘KŶĞƉƌĞĂĐŚĞƌŶĂŝůĞĚŝƚ ǁŚĞŶŚĞƐĂŝĚ͕͞^ŽŵĞĂƌĞĐĂůůĞĚ͕ƐŽŵĞĂƌĞ ƐĞŶƚ͖ƐƟůůŽƚŚĞƌƐďŽƵŐŚƚĂŵŝĐƌŽƉŚŽŶĞĂŶĚ ǁĞŶƚ͘͟ Ƶƚ͕ůŝŬĞ:ĞƐƵƐŚŝŵƐĞůĨ͕ĂŶĞǁĨĞůůŽǁƐŚŝƉ ŶĞĞĚƐĂ,ĞĂǀĞŶůLJ&ĂƚŚĞƌĂŶĚĂŶĞĂƌƚŚůLJ ŵŽƚŚĞƌʹĂŚĞĂǀĞŶůLJĐĂůůĂŶĚĂŵŽƚŚĞƌ ĐŚƵƌĐŚ͘dŚĞƉŽƐƚůĞWĂƵůǁĂƐĐĂůůĞĚĨƌŽŵ ďŝƌƚŚ͕ĂŶĚŚĂĚĂŐƌĞĂƚŵŝŶŝƐƚƌLJĂƐƐŽŽŶĂƐ ŚĞǁĂƐĐŽŶǀĞƌƚĞĚďƵƚŚĞŚĂĚƚŽǁĂŝƚŽŶ ƚŚĞ^Ɖŝƌŝƚ͛ƐƉĞƌĨĞĐƚƟŵĞĂŶĚƚŚĞĂĸƌŵ-­‐ ŝŶŐŚĂŶĚƐŽĨŚŝƐůĞĂĚĞƌƐďĞĨŽƌĞŚĞƐĞƚ ĂďŽƵƚƉůĂŶƟŶŐĐŚƵƌĐŚĞƐ͘EŽƚǁŽĐŚƵƌĐŚĞƐ ƉůĂŶƚĞĚďLJWĂƵůǁĞƌĞŝĚĞŶƟĐĂů͘WĞƌŚĂƉƐ ǁŚĂƚdŽǁŶŶĞĞĚƐŝƐŶŽƚĂĐůŽŶĞǀĞƌƐŝŽŶ

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0LUDFOHVPXVW dŚŝƌĚůLJ͕ŶĞǁĐŚƵƌĐŚĞƐŽƵŐŚƚƚŽďĞĂƵƚŚĞŶ-­‐ ƟĐĂƚĞĚďLJƐŝŐŶƐĂŶĚǁŽŶĚĞƌƐ͘dŚĞƌĞŝƐŶŽ ĚŽƵďƚƚŚĂƚǁŝƚŚŽƵƚŚĂƌĚǁŽƌŬ͕ĐŽƵƌĂŐĞ͕ ƉĞƌƐĞǀĞƌĂŶĐĞĂŶĚ͕ŝŶŵĂŶLJĐĂƐĞƐ͕ƋƵŝƚĞ ĂďŝƚŽĨŵŽŶĞLJ͕ŝƚŝƐƚƌŝĐŬLJƚŽĞƐƚĂďůŝƐŚĂ

ƚŚƌŝǀŝŶŐŶĞǁĐŚƵƌĐŚďĞLJŽŶĚƚŚĞŚŽƵƐĞͲ ŵĞĞƟŶŐƐƚĂŐĞ͘ KĨĐŽƵƌƐĞ͕ƐŽŵĂŶLJŽĨƚŚĞĞůĞŵĞŶƚƐ that a  modern  church-­‐planter  might   ĨĞĞůĂƌĞĞƐƐĞŶƟĂůŝŶƚŽĚĂLJ͛ƐŵĂƌŬĞƚǁĞƌĞ ŝŶĐŝĚĞŶƚĂůƚŽƚŚĞĮƌƐƚƉŝŽŶĞĞƌƐ͘EŽǁĞď-­‐ ƐŝƚĞƐ͕ƐŽƵŶĚͲƐLJƐƚĞŵƐ͕ĐŚĂƌŝƚLJŶƵŵďĞƌƐŽƌ ůŝŐŚƟŶŐƌŝŐƐĨŽƌƚŚĞŵ͘^ŝůǀĞƌĂŶĚŐŽůĚƚŚĞLJ ůĂĐŬĞĚ͕ĂƐĚŽǁĞŵĂŶLJƟŵĞƐ͕ďƵƚǁŚĂƚ ƚŚĞLJŚĂĚƚŚĞLJŐĂǀĞĂŶĚĚĞŵŽŶƐƚƌĂƚĞĚ ŐůŽƌŝŽƵƐůLJ͘'ŽĚƐŚŽǁĞĚWĂƵů͕ĂƌŶĂďĂƐ͕ ^ŝůĂƐ͕dŝŵŽƚŚLJĞƚĂůƚŚĂƚŚĞǁĂƐǁŝƚŚƚŚĞŵ͕ ŶŽƚďLJŐĞƫŶŐĂĨĂďƵůŽƵƐĚĞĂůĚŽǁŶĂƚƚŚĞ

'Be sure the timing seems good to the Holy Spirit' ǀŝůůĂŐĞŚĂůů͕ŽƌĂƉŚŽƚŽͲŽƉǁŝƚŚƚŚĞŵĂLJŽƌ͕ ďƵƚďLJƚŚĞƐŝŐŶƐĂŶĚǁŽŶĚĞƌƐǁƌŽƵŐŚƚ ƚŚƌŽƵŐŚƚŚĞŝƌŚĂŶĚƐ͘ /ŶƚŚĞŝďůĞ͕ŵŝƌĂĐůĞƐƐĞĞŵƚŽďĞĂŶ ĞƐƐĞŶƟĂůƌĞƋƵŝƌĞŵĞŶƚĨŽƌƚŚĞĐŚƵƌĐŚͲ ƉůĂŶƚĞƌ͘ĞƐƉŝƚĞWĂƵů͛ƐĮƌƐƚŶŝŐŚƚŶĞƌǀĞƐ͕ ƚŚĞ͚ĚĞŵŽŶƐƚƌĂƟŽŶŽĨƚŚĞ^Ɖŝƌŝƚ͛ƐƉŽǁĞƌ͛ ǁŝƚŶĞƐƐĞĚŝŶŽƌŝŶƚŚǁŽƵůĚĞƐƚĂďůŝƐŚĂ WĞŶƚĞĐŽƐƚĂůĨĞůůŽǁƐŚŝƉǁŚŝĐŚǁŽƵůĚĐŽŵĞ

ƚŽƚĞĂĐŚƚŚĞǁŽƌůĚĂďŽƵƚƚŚĞƉŽǁĞƌŽĨ 'ŽĚ͘dŚĞ^ƉŝƌŝƚůŽǀĞƐǀŝƌŐŝŶƚĞƌƌŝƚŽƌLJĂŶĚ ŝƐƚŚƌŝůůĞĚƚŽďƌĞĂŬƵƉƚŚĞĨĂůůŽǁŐƌŽƵŶĚ ǁŝƚŚƚŚĞĞdžƚƌĂŽƌĚŝŶĂƌLJ͘tŚĞŶĚŽŝŶŐƚŚĞ ǁŽƌŬŽĨĂŶĞǀĂŶŐĞůŝƐƚ͕/ŽŌĞŶŵŝŶŝƐƚĞƌƚŽ ƚŚĞƐŝĐŬďĞĨŽƌĞƉƌĞĂĐŚŝŶŐ͘DŝƌĂĐůĞƐĂƌĞ ŵƵĐŚŵŽƌĞŝŵƉƌĞƐƐŝǀĞƚŚĂŶĂŚLJŵŶƐŽůŽ͕ ĞƐƉĞĐŝĂůůLJĂŵŽŶŐƚŚĞƉŽŽƌ͘ tŝƚŚŝŶĂĨĞǁŵŽŶƚŚƐŽĨďĞŝŶŐŽŶĂ ĐŚƵƌĐŚͲƉůĂŶƟŶŐƚĞĂŵŝŶƚŚĞh<ďĂĐŬŝŶ ƚŚĞϵϬƐ͕ǁĞƐĂǁŵĂŶLJƐŝĐŬƉĞŽƉůĞŚĞĂůĞĚ ĂŶĚƐĞƚĨƌĞĞ͘KŶĞŶŝŐŚƚĂůĂĚLJƉƌĞǀŝŽƵƐůLJ ŽŶĐƌƵƚĐŚĞƐƌĂŶĂƚŐƌĞĂƚƐƉĞĞĚĂƌŽƵŶĚƚŚĞ ĐŚƵƌĐŚ͕ŚĞƌůŝƉƐůŝƚĞƌĂůůLJƵƩĞƌŝŶŐ͕͞/ĚŽŶ͛ƚ ďĞůŝĞǀĞƚŚŝƐ͊͟/ƚǁĂƐƚŚĞƐĞĂůĂŶĚƐŝŐŶĂƚƵƌĞ of the  Spirit  of  God  upon  the  launch  of  an   ĂŵĂnjŝŶŐŶĞǁĐŚƵƌĐŚ͘ ^ŽŝĨĐŚƵƌĐŚƉůĂŶƟŶŐŝƐŽŶLJŽƵƌƌĂĚĂƌ ƚŚŝƐƐĞĂƐŽŶ͕ƌĞũŽŝĐĞ͊:ƵƐƚďĞƐƵƌĞƚŚĞ ƟŵŝŶŐĂŶĚŵŽĚĞůƐĞĞŵŐŽŽĚƚŽƚŚĞ,ŽůLJ ^ƉŝƌŝƚĂƐǁĞůůĂƐLJŽƵ͘dĂŬĞƐŽŵĞŐĞŶƵŝŶĞůLJ ^ƉŝƌŝƚͲĮůůĞĚƉĞŽƉůĞǁŝƚŚLJŽƵ͕ĂŶĚĞdžƉĞĐƚ the  builder  and  head  of  the  Church  to   ĚĞŵŽŶƐƚƌĂƚĞŚŝƐƌĞƐƵƌƌĞĐƟŽŶƉŽǁĞƌ ĂŵŽŶŐƚŚĞŶĞĞĚLJŽĨƚŚĂƚĐŽŵŵƵŶŝƚLJ͘ /ƚ͛ƐƟŵĞĨŽƌĐŚƵƌĐŚĞƐůŝŬĞƚŚĂƚƚŽƐŚŽǁ ƵƉĂůůŽǀĞƌ͕ŝƐŶ͛ƚŝƚ͍

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AndrewMcCourt McCourt Andrew graduateofofMattersey Mattersey AAgraduate Hall, Hall,Andy Andyisisthe theSenior Senior Pastor PastorofofCFC CFCChurch, Church,with congregations in Belfast with congregations in Beland Andy Andy is a new fastAntrim. and Antrim. is a addition to the MA-ML team. new addition to the MAML team.

Dr Robin Robin Routledge Routledge A graduate of Cambridge Cambridge with a PhD in Biblical ./ %!-",*($!"4!' Studies from Sheffeild, Robin teaches Research !.$* Methods-.*.$!4,-.3!, to the first year class. He also also serves class. He serves as as Academic Dean for for the the Academic Dean college. college.

Dr Dr Andrew Andrew Davies Now Now Senior Senior Lecturer Lecturer in in Intercultural InterculturalStudies Studies at at Birmingham Birmingham University, University, Andrew Andrew was was one one of of the the original originalarchitects architects of of the the MA-ML MA-ML during during his his role role as as Director Director of of Graduate Graduate Studies at Mattersey Hall. Studies at Mattersey Hall.

Now Recruiting for our 2012-13 intake:

DrDrJohn JohnAndrews Andrews John Johnisissoon soontototake takeup upa new position at Renewal a new position at Christian Centre, Solihull Renewal Christian and has been in full time Centre, Solihull, and has Christian been in leadership full time since 1987, having led the thrivChristian leadership ing Hub1987, Central in Rothersince having led ham 15 years. the for thriving Hub Central in Rotherham for 15 years.

DrGlenn Phil Jones OBE Dr Balfour As President Glenn studied of at CE Kings Electric and UK,then Phil Jones College completed high with levelthe organabrings Doctorate university of Nottingham isational expertise from whilst leading a church in the business sector Cambridge. He moved and is also leader of to be athe fullFive timeTowns lecturer at ChrisMattersey in 2000 and tian Fellowship. became principal in 2012.

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hina is  the  most   ĨĂƐĐŝŶĂƟŶŐƉůĂĐĞ/ŚĂǀĞ ĞǀĞƌĞdžƉĞƌŝĞŶĐĞĚ͘tŚĂƚ 'ŽĚŚĂƐďĞĞŶĚŽŝŶŐŝŶƚŚŝƐʹ ƚŚĞŵŽƐƚƉŽƉƵůŽƵƐŶĂƟŽŶŽŶ ĞĂƌƚŚʹŽǀĞƌƚŚĞůĂƐƚϲϬLJĞĂƌƐŝƐ ŝŶĐƌĞĚŝďůĞ͘ Researchers  say  that  perhaps  10   ƉĞƌĐĞŶƚŽĨƚŚĞƉŽƉƵůĂƟŽŶŝƐŶŽǁďŽƌŶ ĂŐĂŝŶĂŶĚ^ƉŝƌŝƚͲĮůůĞĚ͘tŽǁ͊dŚĂƚ͛ƐĂƐ ŵĂŶLJĂƐϭϯϬŵŝůůŝŽŶŚƌŝƐƟĂŶƐ͘ǀĞŶ ƚŚĞĐŽŵŵƵŶŝƐƚŐŽǀĞƌŶŵĞŶƚƌĞĐŽŐŶŝƐĞƐ ƚŚĞŐƌŽǁƚŚŽĨƚŚĞŚƵƌĐŚĂŶĚƌĞůƵĐͲ ƚĂŶƚůLJĂĚŵŝƚƐƚŚĞƌĞŝƐĂƚůĞĂƐƚϳϬŵŝůůŝŽŶ ŚƌŝƐƟĂŶƐǁŝƚŚŝŶŝƚƐďŽƌĚĞƌƐ͘ /ĐĂŶƌĞĐĂůůŵĞĞƟŶŐƐŽŵĞĂŵĂnjŝŶŐ ŵĞŶĂŶĚǁŽŵĞŶŽĨ'ŽĚĚƵƌŝŶŐŵLJ ϭϲǀŝƐŝƚƐƚŽƚŚŝƐŶĂƟŽŶ͘dŚĞƐĞŚƵŵďůĞ ĂŶĚƐĂĐƌŝĮĐŝĂůƐĞƌǀĂŶƚƐŽĨŽƵƌ>ŽƌĚǁŝůů ŶĞǀĞƌŐƌĂĐĞŽƵƌƉƵůƉŝƚƐŽƌŽƵƌĐŽŶĨĞƌͲ ĞŶĐĞƉůĂƞŽƌŵƐ͘zŽƵǁŽŶ͛ƚďƵLJƚŚĞŝƌ ŬƐŽŶŵĂnjŽŶŽƌĨŽůůŽǁƚŚĞŵŽŶ dǁŝƩĞƌ͘zĞƚ'ŽĚ͕ďLJŚŝƐ^Ɖŝƌŝƚ͕ŚĂƐĐŽŵͲ ŵŝƐƐŝŽŶĞĚĂŶĚŽƌĚĂŝŶĞĚƚŚĞƐĞůĞĂĚĞƌƐ ƚŽŝŶŇƵĞŶĐĞƚŚĞůĂƌŐĞƐƚƉŽƉƵůĂƟŽŶŽŶ 0

The Spirit prepares preachers Pastors – as much as anybody – need to be refreshed by the Holy Spirit. Gary Rucci tells us why

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ĞĂƌƚŚ͘ƌŽƚŚĞƌŚĂŶŐǁĂƐŽŶĞƐƵĐŚŵĂŶ͘ /ĚŽŶ͛ƚŬŶŽǁǁŚĞƌĞŚĞŝƐƚŽĚĂLJďƵƚ/ǁŝůů ŶĞǀĞƌĨŽƌŐĞƚŚŝƐĨĂĐĞ͕ŚŝƐƐŵŝůĞ͕ŚŝƐĨĂŝƚŚ ĂŶĚŚŝƐĐŽƵƌĂŐĞ͘tĞŵĞƚĚƵƌŝŶŐƐŽŵĞ ůĞĂĚĞƌƐŚŝƉƚƌĂŝŶŝŶŐŵĞĞƟŶŐƐƚŚĂƚ/ǁĂƐ ĂƐŬĞĚƚŽĐŽŶĚƵĐƚŝŶ^ŽƵƚŚĂƐƚŚŝŶĂ ĂďŽƵƚƚĞŶLJĞĂƌƐĂŐŽ͘tĞǁĞƌĞ͚ůŽĐŬĞĚŝŶ͛ ƚŽŐĞƚŚĞƌĨŽƌƐŝdžĚĂLJƐŝŶƐĞĐƵƌĞƉƌĞŵŝƐĞƐ ĂǁĂLJĨƌŽŵĂƵƚŚŽƌŝƟĞƐ͘ /ŚĂĚƚŚĞƉƌŝǀŝůĞŐĞŽĨƚĞĂĐŚŝŶŐďĂƐŝĐ ƚŚĞŽůŽŐLJĂŶĚůĞĂĚĞƌƐŚŝƉƚŽϭϲƉĂƐƚŽƌƐ͘ ŌĞƌŚĞĂƌŝŶŐƚŚĞŝƌƚĞƐƟŵŽŶŝĞƐ/ǁĂƐ ĐŽŶǀŝŶĐĞĚǁĞŶĞĞĚĞĚƚŽƌĞǀĞƌƐĞƌŽůĞƐĂŶĚ /ŶĞĞĚĞĚƚŽďĞƚŚĞŝƌƐƚƵĚĞŶƚ͘ tŚĞŶŚĂŶŐƚĞƐƟĮĞĚƚŽůĞĂĚŝŶŐ ϯϲϬ͕ϬϬϬŚƌŝƐƟĂŶƐŝŶŚŝƐƌĞŐŝŽŶ͕ĂŶĚƌĞŐƵ-­‐ ůĂƌůLJƐĞĞŝŶŐŵŝƌĂĐůĞƐŝŶŚŝƐŵŝŶŝƐƚƌLJ͕/ǁĂƐ ŶŽƚŽŶůLJƐŚŽĐŬĞĚďƵƚĨĂƐĐŝŶĂƚĞĚƚŽĂƐŬ ŚŽǁƚŚŝƐǁĂƐĂĐŚŝĞǀĞĚĂŶĚǁŚŽŚĞůƉĞĚ Śŝŵ͘,ĞƐŝŵƉůLJĚĞĐůĂƌĞĚ͕͞dŚĞ,ŽůLJ^Ɖŝƌŝƚ ŚĞůƉƐŵĞ͘͟ EĞĞĚůĞƐƐƚŽƐĂLJ͕/ĐĂŵĞĂǁĂLJĨƌŽŵƚŚĂƚ ǁĞĞŬĚĞĞƉůLJĐŚĂůůĞŶŐĞĚĂŶĚƉƌŽĨŽƵŶĚůLJ ŝŵƉĂĐƚĞĚďLJŽƵƌƟŵĞƚŽŐĞƚŚĞƌ͘/LJĞĂƌŶĞĚ ĨŽƌŵŽƌĞŽĨ'ŽĚ͘/ůŽŶŐĞĚƚŽƐĞĞ'ŽĚ ŵĂŶŝĨĞƐƚŚŝƐƉŽǁĞƌǁŝƚŚƐŝŐŶƐĂŶĚǁŽŶ-­‐ ĚĞƌƐĨŽůůŽǁŝŶŐƚŚĞƉƌĞĂĐŚŝŶŐŽĨƚŚĞtŽƌĚ͘ /ǁĂŶƚĞĚƚŽƐĞĞ'ŽĚŵŽǀĞŝŶƚŚĂƚƐĂŵĞ ǁĂLJŝŶŵLJŶĂƟŽŶ͕ŝŶŵLJĐŝƚLJĂŶĚŝŶŵLJ ĐŚƵƌĐŚ͘/ǁĂŶƚĞĚƚŽŬŶŽǁƚŚĞŚĞůƉŽĨƚŚĞ ,ŽůLJ^ƉŝƌŝƚŝŶƚŚĞƐĂŵĞǁĂLJƚŚĂƚƌŽƚŚĞƌ ŚĂŶŐĚŝĚ͘ &ŽƌŵŽŶƚŚƐĨŽůůŽǁŝŶŐ͕ƚŚĞWƐĂůŵŝƐƚ͛Ɛ ǁŽƌĚƐĞĐŚŽĞĚŝŶŵLJŵŝŶĚ͕͞hŶůĞƐƐƚŚĞ >ŽƌĚďƵŝůĚƐƚŚĞŚŽƵƐĞ͕ƚŚŽƐĞǁŚŽďƵŝůĚŝƚ ůĂďŽƵƌŝŶǀĂŝŶ͘͟/ŵĂĚĞĂĨƌĞƐŚĐŽŵŵŝƚ-­‐ ŵĞŶƚƚŽƌĞůLJŵŽƌĞƵƉŽŶƚŚĞ,ŽůLJ^Ɖŝƌŝƚ ŝŶŵLJůŝĨĞĂŶĚŵŝŶŝƐƚƌLJ͕ĞƐƉĞĐŝĂůůLJŝŶŵLJ ƉƌĞĂĐŚŝŶŐĂŶĚĐŽŵŵƵŶŝĐĂƟŽŶŽĨ'ŽĚ͛Ɛ tŽƌĚƚŽƉĞŽƉůĞ͘ƵƌŝŶŐƚŚŝƐƐĞĂƐŽŶ/ ůĞĂƌŶƚƐŽŵĞƚŚŝŶŐƐƚŚĂƚŚĂǀĞƉƵƚŵĞŝŶ ŐŽŽĚƐƚĞĂĚ͘/ŚŽƉĞƚŚĞLJǁŝůůŚĞůƉLJŽƵĂƐ ǁĞůů͘

7KH+RO\6SLULWSUHSDUHV WKHSUHDFKHU WƌĞĂĐŚŝŶŐŝƐŶŽƚĂďŽƵƚƉƌĞƉĂƌŝŶŐĂŵĞƐ-­‐ ƐĂŐĞĂŶĚĚĞůŝǀĞƌŝŶŐŝƚʹŝƚ͛ƐĂďŽƵƚƉƌĞƉĂƌ-­‐ ŝŶŐĂƉƌĞĂĐŚĞƌĂŶĚĚĞůŝǀĞƌŝŶŐƚŚĞŵ͘/ ƌĞĐĂůůƐĞǀĞƌĂůLJĞĂƌƐĂŐŽůŝƐƚĞŶŝŶŐƚŽƌŝĂŶ ,ŽƵƐƚŽŶ͕ƐĞŶŝŽƌƉĂƐƚŽƌŽĨ,ŝůůƐŽŶŐ͕ƐƉĞĂŬ ĂƚŽƵƌĐŽůůĞŐĞŐƌĂĚƵĂƟŽŶ͘,ĞƌĞͲƚŽůĚĂ ƐƚŽƌLJŽĨǁŚĞŶŚĞƉƌĞĂĐŚĞĚĂŵĞƐƐĂŐĞ͕ ĂŶĚĂŌĞƌǁĂƌĚƐĂŶŝŶƋƵŝƐŝƟǀĞLJŽƵŶŐŵĂŶ ĂƐŬĞĚŚŝŵ͕͞WĂƐƚŽƌƌŝĂŶ͕ŚŽǁůŽŶŐĚŝĚŝƚ ƚĂŬĞLJŽƵƚŽƉƌĞƉĂƌĞƚŚĂƚŵĞƐƐĂŐĞ͍͟dŽ ǁŚŝĐŚƌŝĂŶƌĞƉůŝĞĚ͕͞ďŽƵƚϰϱLJĞĂƌƐ͘͟ DĂŶLJƉƌĞĂĐŚĞƌƐƐƉĞĂŬůŝĨĞůĞƐƐŵĞƐƐĂŐ-­‐ ĞƐďĞĐĂƵƐĞƚŚĞLJŚĂǀĞŶŽƚŝŶĐĂƌŶĂƚĞĚƚŚĞ ŵĞƐƐĂŐĞƚŚĞLJƉƌŽĐůĂŝŵ͘/ƚƐĂLJƐŽĨ:ĞƐƵƐ ƚŚĂƚ͚ƚŚĞtŽƌĚďĞĐĂŵĞŇĞƐŚĂŶĚĚǁĞůƚ 14

Assemblies of God needs to rediscover its Pentecostal roots and become a group of leaders who fearlessly preach God’s Word

ĂŵŽŶŐƵƐ͛͘/Ŷ:ĞƐƵƐ͕ƚŚĞŵĂŶĂŶĚƚŚĞŵĞƐ-­‐ ƐĂŐĞǁĞƌĞŽŶĞ͘tĞŵƵƐƚĂůůŽǁƚŚĞ,ŽůLJ ^ƉŝƌŝƚƚŽŵĂŬĞƚŚĞĐŚĂŶŐĞŝŶƵƐĮƌƐƚ͘tĞ ŵƵƐƚĞŵďŽĚLJĂŶĚůŝǀĞŽƵƚƚŚĞƚƌƵƚŚŝŶŽƵƌ ŽǁŶůŝǀĞƐĂƐĂŶĞdžĂŵƉůĞƚŽƚŚŽƐĞǁĞůĞĂĚ͘ tĞƐŚŽƵůĚďĞƉƌĞĂĐŚŝŶŐǁŚĂƚǁĞƉƌĂĐƟƐĞ͕ ŶŽƚǀŝĐĞǀĞƌƐĂ͘

7KH+RO\6SLULWJLYHV UHYHODWLRQ ůůƉƌĞĂĐŚŝŶŐƐƚĂƌƚƐǁŝƚŚĂƚŚŽƵŐŚƚ ŝŶĐƵďĂƚĞĚŝŶƉƌĂLJĞƌ͘/ƚĐŽŵŵĞŶĐĞƐǁŝƚŚ ĂƐĞĞĚŐĞƌŵŝŶĂƚĞĚŝŶƚŚĞŚĞĂƌƚĂŶĚŵŝŶĚ ŽĨƚŚĞƉƌĞĂĐŚĞƌďLJƚŚĞ,ŽůLJ^Ɖŝƌŝƚ͘&ƌŽŵ ƚŚĂƚƐĞĞĚƐƉƌŝŶŐƐĂůŝĨĞͲŐŝǀŝŶŐŵĞƐƐĂŐĞ͘ dŚĂƚƐĞĞĚŝƐƵƐƵĂůůLJĂ^ĐƌŝƉƚƵƌĞ͕ĂƌŚĞŵĂ ǁŽƌĚ͕ĂƚƌƵƚŚƚŚĂƚƌĞƋƵŝƌĞƐĞdžƉůĂŶĂƟŽŶŽƌ ĂƋƵĞƐƟŽŶƚŚĂƚŶĞĞĚƐĂŶƐǁĞƌŝŶŐ͘ WƌĞĂĐŚĞƌƐŵƵƐƚďĞ͚ƉƌĂLJͲĞƌƐŶŽƚũƵƐƚ ƐĂLJͲĞƌƐ͛͘^ŽŵĞƉƌĞĂĐŚĞƌƐĂƌĞŵĞƌĞůLJ ĐŽŵŵƵŶŝĐĂƟŶŐĂƐƚƌŝŶŐŽĨďŽƌƌŽǁĞĚŝĚĞĂƐ ĂŶĚŝůůƵƐƚƌĂƟŽŶƐƐĂŶĚǁŝĐŚĞĚďLJƚǁŽŝďůĞ ǀĞƌƐĞƐ͘dŚĞLJĂƌĞƌĞͲƉƌĞĂĐŚŝŶŐǁŚĂƚƚŚĞLJ ĨŽƵŶĚŽŶƐĞƌŵŽŶƐ͘ĐŽŵŽƌƌĞƉŚƌĂƐŝŶŐ ǁŚĂƚƚŚĞLJŚĞĂƌĚĂƚůĂƐƚŵŽŶƚŚ͛ƐĐŽŶĨĞƌ-­‐ ĞŶĐĞ͘ dŚĞ,ŽůLJ^Ɖŝƌƚ͕ǁŚŽĂƵƚŚŽƌĞĚƚŚĞ^ĐƌŝƉ-­‐ ƚƵƌĞƐƚŚƌŽƵŐŚŚƵŵĂŶŚĂŶĚƐ͕ůŽŶŐƐƚŽŝůůƵ-­‐ ŵŝŶĂƚĞƚŚĞtŽƌĚƚŽƵƐƐŽƚŚĂƚǁĞƉƌĞĂĐŚ ŝƚƐƚƌƵƚŚƐǁŝƚŚĐůĂƌŝƚLJĂŶĚĐŽŶǀŝĐƟŽŶ͘

7KH+RO\6SLULWPDNHVWKH SUHDFKHUUHOHYDQW >ŝĨĞůĞƐƐƉƌĞĂĐŚŝŶŐŝƐŝƌƌĞůĞǀĂŶƚƉƌĞĂĐŚŝŶŐ͘ tŚĞŶĂƐĞƌŵŽŶĚŽĞƐŶŽƚŽīĞƌĂŶƐǁĞƌƐƚŽ ĞǀĞƌLJĚĂLJƉƌŽďůĞŵƐŽƌŽīĞƌŚŽƉĞƚŽŚŽƉĞ-­‐ ůĞƐƐƐŝƚƵĂƟŽŶƐ͕ŝƚŝƐǁƌŝƩĞŶŽīďLJƚŚĞĂƵĚŝ-­‐ ĞŶĐĞĂƐŝƌƌĞůĞǀĂŶƚ͘dŚĞǁŽƌĚ͚ƌĞůĞǀĂŶƚ͛ŝƐ ĚĞƌŝǀĞĚĨƌŽŵƚŚĞƌŽŽƚǁŽƌĚ͚ƌĞůŝĞǀĞ͛ĂŶĚ ƚŚĞƐƵĸdž͚ĂŶƚ͕͛ǁŚŝĐŚďĂƐŝĐĂůůLJŵĞĂŶƐǁĞ ĂƌĞƌĞůĞǀĂŶƚǁŚĞŶǁĞĂƌĞĐŚĂƌĂĐƚĞƌŝƐĞĚ ďLJďƌŝŶŐŝŶŐƌĞůŝĞĨƚŽĂƉĞƌƐŽŶ͛ƐůŝĨĞ͘tĞ ĂƌĞŵŽƐƚƌĞůĞǀĂŶƚǁŚĞŶǁĞĐĂƌƌLJƚŚĞŝƌ ďƵƌĚĞŶƐ͕ŽīĞƌŚŽƉĞĂŶĚŚĞůƉĂŶƐǁĞƌƚŚĞŝƌ ƉƌŽďůĞŵƐ͘ tĞŚĂǀĞŵŝƐƚĂŬĞŶƌĞůĞǀĂŶƚĂƐŵĞĂŶ-­‐ ŝŶŐƚƌĞŶĚLJŽƌĐŽŶƚĞŵƉŽƌĂƌLJ͘ƐĞƌŵŽŶŝƐ ŵĞĂŶƚƚŽ͚ƐĐƌĂƚĐŚƚŚĞŝƚĐŚ͛ŶŽƚũƵƐƚ͚ƟĐŬůĞ ƚŚĞĞĂƌƐ͛͘ZĞůĞǀĂŶƚƉƌĞĂĐŚŝŶŐŐĞƚƐƌĞƐƵůƚƐ͘ tĞƐŚŽƵůĚŶŽƚƉƌĞĂĐŚƚŽďĞƉŽƉƵůĂƌ͕ ĨĂŵŽƵƐŽƌůŝŬĞĂďůĞ͘tŚĞŶƚŚĂƚďĞĐŽŵĞƐ ŽƵƌŐŽĂůǁĞďĞĐŽŵĞĞŶƚĞƌƚĂŝŶĞƌƐ͕ŽƌĂƚŽƌƐ ĂŶĚƉŽůŝƟĐŝĂŶƐ͘ ƵƚǁĞŚĂǀĞďĞĞŶĐŽŵŵŝƐƐŝŽŶĞĚǁŝƚŚ ƚŚĞŵŽƐƚŝŵƉŽƌƚĂŶƚƌŽůĞŽŶĞĂƌƚŚʹƚŚĞ ƉƌŽĐůĂŵĂƟŽŶŽĨƚŚĞŐŽƐƉĞů͘KƵƌĐŚĂůůĞŶŐĞ ŝƐƚŽĐŽŵŵƵŶŝĐĂƚĞŝƚƐŽƚŚĂƚƉĞŽƉůĞŚĞĂƌŝƚ ĂŶĚƌĞĐĞŝǀĞŝƚ͘WĂƵůƌĞŵŝŶĚƐƵƐŝŶŚŝƐĞƉŝƐ-­‐ ƚůĞƚŽƚŚĞZŽŵĂŶƐŽĨƚŚĞŝŵƉŽƌƚĂŶĐĞŽĨ ŽƵƌƚĂƐŬ͘,ĞƐĂŝĚƚŚĞŶĂƟŽŶƐĐĂŶ͛ƚďĞůŝĞǀĞ ŝŶ:ĞƐƵƐŝĨƚŚĞLJŚĂǀĞŶ͛ƚŚĞĂƌĚĂďŽƵƚŚŝŵ


ƉƌĂLJĞƌ͕ƐĂŝĚ͕͞hŶĐƟŽŶŝƐƚŚĞĂƌƚŽĨƉƌĞĂĐŚ-­‐ ŝŶŐ͘/ƚŝƐƚŚĞĚŝǀŝŶĞŝŶƉƌĞĂĐŚŝŶŐ͘dŚŝƐ ƵŶĐƟŽŶŵĂŬĞƐ'ŽĚ͛ƐƚƌƵƚŚƉŽǁĞƌĨƵůĂŶĚ ŝŶƚĞƌĞƐƟŶŐ͕ĚƌĂǁƐĂŶĚĂƩƌĂĐƚƐ͕ĞĚŝĮĞƐ͕ ĐŽŶǀŝĐƚƐĂŶĚƐĂǀĞƐ͘͟dŚŝƐƵŶĐƟŽŶŝƐ'ŽĚͲ given and  birthed  in  the  preacher  through   ƉƌĂLJĞƌĨƵůƉƌĞƉĂƌĂƟŽŶ͘ ^ƉƵƌŐĞŽŶƐĂŝĚ͕͞hŶĐƟŽŶŝƐĂƚŚŝŶŐLJŽƵ ĐĂŶŶŽƚŵĂŶƵĨĂĐƚƵƌĞĂŶĚŝƚƐĐŽƵŶƚĞƌĨĞŝƚƐ ĂƌĞǁŽƌƐĞƚŚĂŶǁŽƌƚŚůĞƐƐ͘zĞƚŝƚŝƐŝŶŝƚƐĞůĨ͕ ƉƌŝĐĞůĞƐƐ͕ĂŶĚďĞLJŽŶĚŵĞĂƐƵƌĞŶĞĞĚĨƵůŝĨ LJŽƵǁŽƵůĚĞĚŝĨLJďĞůŝĞǀĞƌƐĂŶĚďƌŝŶŐƐŝŶ-­‐ ŶĞƌƐƚŽŚƌŝƐƚ͘͟ hŶĐƟŽŶŝƐŵŽƌĞƚŚĂŶĞůŽƋƵĞŶĐĞĂŶĚ ŝŶƚĞůůĞĐƚ͘/ƚŝƐƚŚĂƚĚŝƐƟŶŐƵŝƐŚŝŶŐĨĞĂƚƵƌĞ ƚŚĂƚŵĂŬĞƐƉƌĞĂĐŚŝŶŐƉƌĞĂĐŚŝŶŐ͘/ƚƌĞ-­‐ ƋƵŝƌĞƐĐŽŶĮĚĞŶĐĞĂŶĚĐŽƵƌĂŐĞƚŽĚĞĐůĂƌĞ ƚŚĞƚƌƵƚŚŽĨ'ŽĚ͛ƐtŽƌĚĂŶĚƐĞĞƌĞƐƵůƚƐ͘ /ƚƐĂLJƐŽĨƚŚĞĂƌůLJŚƵƌĐŚĂƉŽƐƚůĞƐƚŚĂƚĂƐ ƚŚĞLJĞĂƌŶĞƐƚůLJƉƌĂLJĞĚƚŽŐĞƚŚĞƌƚŚĂƚ͚ƚŚĞLJ ǁĞƌĞĮůůĞĚǁŝƚŚƚŚĞ,ŽůLJ^ƉŝƌŝƚĂŶĚƚŚĞLJ ƐƉŽŬĞƚŚĞtŽƌĚŽĨ'ŽĚǁŝƚŚďŽůĚŶĞƐƐ͛͘ dŚĞWŚŝůůŝƉƐDŽĚĞƌŶdƌĂŶƐůĂƟŽŶƐĂLJƐƚŚĞLJ ͚ƐƉŽŬĞƚŚĞtŽƌĚŽĨ'ŽĚĨĞĂƌůĞƐƐůLJ͛͘

7KH+RO\6SLULWPDNHVWKH SUHDFKHUVHQVLWLYH

ĂŶĚƚŚĞLJǁŝůůŶĞǀĞƌŚĞĂƌĂďŽƵƚŚŝŵƵŶƟů ƐŽŵĞŽŶĞƐĞŶĚƐĂƉƌĞĂĐŚĞƌƚŽƚŚĞŵ͊ dŚĞ,ŽůLJ^ƉŝƌŝƚŬŶŽǁƐĞǀĞƌLJŽŶĞŝŶƚŚĞ ĂƵĚŝĞŶĐĞǁŚĞƚŚĞƌƚŚĞLJĂƌĞŝŶƚŚĞƌŽŽŵ ŽƌůŝƐƚĞŶŝŶŐƚŽĂƉŽĚĐĂƐƚŽŶƚŚĞŝƌŝWŽĚ͘,Ğ ŚĞůƉƐƵƐƚŽďĞƌĞůĞǀĂŶƚƌĞŐĂƌĚůĞƐƐŽĨƚŚĞ ƐŝnjĞ͕ůŽĐĂƟŽŶ͕ĐƵůƚƵƌĞŽƌĚĞŵŽŐƌĂƉŚŝĐŽĨ ƚŚĞĐƌŽǁĚǁĞĂƌĞƐƉĞĂŬŝŶŐƚŽ͘tŚĞŶǁĞ ůŝƐƚĞŶƚŽŚŝŵŚĞǁŝůůŚĞůƉƵƐƚŽƉƌĞƉĂƌĞ ĂŶĚƌĞůĂƚĞŽƵƌŵĞƐƐĂŐĞĂŶĚŝƚ͛ƐǁŽƌĚŝŶŐ ƚŽƐƵŝƚƚŚĞĂƵĚŝĞŶĐĞ͘ /ƚƌĂǀĞůƚŽŵĂŶLJĚŝīĞƌĞŶƚĐŚƵƌĐŚĞƐ;ĂŶĚ ŶĂƟŽŶƐͿĂŶĚƋƵŝƚĞŽŌĞŶ/ǁŝůůƉƌĞĂĐŚĂ ƐĞƌŵŽŶ/ŚĂǀĞƉƌĞĂĐŚĞĚďĞĨŽƌĞ͘ƵƚĞĂĐŚ ƟŵĞŝƚƐŽƵŶĚƐĚŝīĞƌĞŶƚ͕ďĞĐĂƵƐĞďĞĨŽƌĞ /ƉƌĞĂĐŚ/ƉƌĂLJĂŶĚĂƐŬƚŚĞ,ŽůLJ^ƉŝƌŝƚƚŽ ŵĂŬĞŵĞƌĞůĞǀĂŶƚĂŶĚŚĞůƉĨƵůƚŽƚŚĂƚ ƉĂƌƟĐƵůĂƌŐƌŽƵƉŽĨƉĞŽƉůĞ͘

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hat do  you  do  and  who  do  you   turn  to  when  as  a  leader  of  a   church  you  have  issues  that   require  deliverance? &ŝƌƐƚůLJ͕ŝƚŝƐŝŵƉŽƌƚĂŶƚƚŽŚĂǀĞĂƌĞĂůƐĞŶƐĞ ŽĨƐƉŝƌŝƚƵĂůĚŝƐĐĞƌŶŵĞŶƚƚŚĂƚƚŚĞƉĞƌ-­‐ ƐŽŶͬƉĞŽƉůĞǁŝƚŚ͚ŝƐƐƵĞƐ͛ƌĞĂůůLJĚŽŶĞĞĚ ĚĞůŝǀĞƌĂŶĐĞ͘/ƚǁĂƐŶ͛ƚƚŽŽůŽŶŐĂŐŽƚŚĂƚ ƚŚĞƉŽƉƵůĂƌŝƚLJŽĨ͚ĚĞůŝǀĞƌĂŶĐĞŵŝŶŝƐƚƌLJ͛ŝŶ ƐŽŵĞƋƵĂƌƚĞƌƐŽĨŚƌŝƐƚĞŶĚŽŵƐŽƵŐŚƚƚŽ ƐƵŐŐĞƐƚĞǀĞƌLJďŽĚLJŶĞĞĚĞĚĚĞůŝǀĞƌĂŶĐĞ͊ dŚĂƚƐĂŝĚ͕ƚŚĞƌĞŝƐŶŽĚŽƵďƚƚŚĂƚŝŶĂ ĨƌĂĐƚƵƌĞĚ͕ĚLJƐĨƵŶĐƟŽŶĂůĂŶĚƐƉŝƌŝƚƵĂůůLJ ĐŽŶĨƵƐĞĚϮϭƐƚĐĞŶƚƵƌLJƐŽĐŝĞƚLJƚŚĂƚǁĞĂƌĞ ʹŽŶŽĐĐĂƐŝŽŶƐʹĐŽŶĨƌŽŶƚĞĚǁŝƚŚƚƌŽƵ-­‐ ďůĞĚŝŶĚŝǀŝĚƵĂůƐďŽƵŶĚďLJƚŚĞƉŽǁĞƌƐŽĨ ĚĂƌŬŶĞƐƐ͘:ĞƐƵƐĞŵƉŽǁĞƌĞĚŚŝƐĚŝƐĐŝƉůĞƐ ƚŽďƌŝŶŐƌĞůĞĂƐĞ͕ĂŶĚŽŶŽŶĞŽĐĐĂƐŝŽŶ ƐĞĞŵĞĚƚŽĐŚŝĚĞƚŚĞŵĨŽƌƚŚĞŝƌŝŵƉŽ-­‐ tency,  reminding  them  of  the  importance   ŽĨƉƌĂLJĞƌĂŶĚĨĂƐƟŶŐ͘ ,ŽǁĞǀĞƌ͕ĂƐĂůĞĂĚĞƌŝƚŵĂLJďĞLJŽƵ ŚĂǀĞůŝƩůĞĞdžƉĞƌŝĞŶĐĞŝŶƚŚŝƐĂƌĞĂ͘dŚĞ ƚĞŶĚĞŶĐLJŝƐƚŽĨĞĞůǁĞŚĂǀĞƚŽŚĂǀĞĞǀĞƌLJ ĂŶƐǁĞƌĨŽƌĞǀĞƌLJƐŝƚƵĂƟŽŶ͘/ŶƚĞƌĞƐƟŶŐůLJ͕ ŵŽƐƚŶŐůŝĐĂŶĚŝŽĐĞƐĞƐŚĂǀĞĂŵŝŶŝƐƚĞƌ ƌĞĐŽŐŶŝƐĞĚĂƐŐŝŌĞĚŝŶĚĞůŝǀĞƌĂŶĐĞĂŶĚ ĞdžŽƌĐŝƐŵĂŶĚŽƚŚĞƌůĞĂĚĞƌƐŐŽƚŽƚŚĞŵĨŽƌ

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ĂƐƐŝƐƚĂŶĐĞ͘^ĞĞŬŽƵƚĂƚƌƵƐƚĞĚĐŽůůĞĂŐƵĞ͕ ƉĞƌŚĂƉƐĨƌŽŵĂŶŽƚŚĞƌĐŚƵƌĐŚ͕ƚŽĐŽŵĞ ĂůŽŶŐƐŝĚĞ͘tĞĂƌĞ͚ƐƚƌŽŶŐĞƌƚŽŐĞƚŚĞƌ͕͛ ŶĞǀĞƌůŽƐŝŶŐƐŝƚĞŽĨƚŚĞƉƌŝŵĂƌLJŐŽĂů͕ƚŽďĞ ƐĞƚĨƌĞĞ͘ /͛ǀĞďĞĞŶŝŶŚƌŝƐƟĂŶŵŝŶŝƐƚƌLJƐŝŶĐĞ leaving Bible  College  over  20  years     ago  and  all  I  know  is  churched  people.   ,ŽǁĐĂŶ/ĂƐŬƚŚĞĐŽŶŐƌĞŐĂƟŽŶƚŽ engage  with  and  invite  their  non-­‐ ŚƌŝƐƟĂŶĨƌŝĞŶĚƐƚŽĐŚƵƌĐŚǁŚĞŶ   I  am  not  modelling  it? dŚŝƐƋƵĞƐƟŽŶŚŝŐŚůŝŐŚƚƐĂĚŝůĞŵŵĂƚŚĂƚĂůů ůĞĂĚĞƌƐŵƵƐƚĐŽŶƟŶƵĂůůLJƐĞĞŬƚŽĐŽŶĨƌŽŶƚ͘ /ŶĚĞĞĚ͕ŝƚŝƐŝƌŽŶŝĐƚŚĂƚůĞĂĚĞƌƐŚĂǀŝŶŐƌĞ-­‐ ƐƉŽŶĚĞĚǁŝůůŝŶŐůLJĂŶĚŽŌĞŶƐĂĐƌŝĮĐŝĂůůLJƚŽ ĂǀŽĐĂƟŽŶĂůĐĂůůƚŽŵŝŶŝƐƚƌLJ͕ĂŶĚƐŽǁŝƚŚ ĂĚĞƐŝƌĞƚŽƌĞĂĐŚĂŶĚŚĞůƉƉĞŽƉůĞ͕ĮŶĚ ƚŚĞŵƐĞůǀĞƐĚŝƐƚĂŶƚĨƌŽŵƚŚĞǀĞƌLJƉĞŽƉůĞ ƚŚĞLJƐŚŽƵůĚďĞŶĞĂƌƚŽ͘ /ƚŝƐĂůůƚŽŽĞĂƐLJƚŽĐƌĞĂƚĞĂ͚ƐĂŶŝƟƐĞĚ ĐŽĐŽŽŶ͛ŝŶŵŝŶŝƐƚƌLJƚŚĂƚďĞĐŽŵĞƐĚŝƐĞŶ-­‐ ŐĂŐĞĚĨƌŽŵƚŚĞƌĞĂůŝƚLJŽĨĂƌĞĂůǁŽƌůĚ͕ ŶĞǀĞƌŚĞĂƌŝŶŐĂƐǁĞĂƌǁŽƌĚŽƌďůĂƐƉŚĞ-­‐ ŵŽƵƐŽƵƚďƵƌƐƚŽƌďĞŝŶŐĐŽŶĨƌŽŶƚĞĚďLJ ǁŚĂƚŝƚŵĞĂŶƐƚŽůŝǀĞŽƵƚƚŚĞĨĂŝƚŚŽŶƚŚĞ ͚ƐŚŽƉŇŽŽƌ͛ŽĨůŝĨĞ͘dŚĞĐŽŶŐƌĞŐĂƟŽŶǁŝůů

ƐŽŽŶ͚ŐĞƚŝƚ͛ƚŚĂƚLJŽƵĚŽŶ͛ƚ͚ŐĞƚŝƚ͛͘^Ž ǁŚĂƚŝƐƚŚĞĂŶƐǁĞƌ͍^ŝŵƉůLJ͕ĂĚĞůŝďĞƌĂƚĞ ŝŶƚĞŶƟŽŶĂůŝƚLJƚŽĮŶĚĂƚůĞĂƐƚŽŶĞĐŽŶƚĞdžƚ ƚŚĂƚ͚ŵŝdžĞƐŝƚ͛ǁŝƚŚƵŶďĞůŝĞǀĞƌƐ͘ŽĂŶŝŐŚƚ ĐůĂƐƐʹŐŽŽŶ͕LJŽƵŚĂǀĞĂůǁĂLJƐǁĂŶƚĞĚ ƚŽůĞĂƌŶ^ƉĂŶŝƐŚ͘:ŽŝŶĂƐƉŽƌƚƐĐůƵď͕ŚĞůƉ ǁŝƚŚĂŶĞŝŐŚďŽƵƌŚŽŽĚĐŽŵŵƵŶŝƚLJŝŶŝƟĂ-­‐ ƟǀĞ͕ƚŚĞŽƉƟŽŶƐĂƌĞŶƵŵĞƌŽƵƐ͕ĂŶĚǁŚŽ ŬŶŽǁƐǁŚĞƌĞƐŽŵĞŽĨƚŚĞĐŽŶŶĞĐƟŽŶƐ ĂŶĚĐŽŶǀĞƌƐĂƟŽŶƐǁŝůůůĞĂĚƚŽ͍ ůĞĂƌůLJŶŽŽŶĞƐĞƚƐŽƵƚƚŽďĞĐŽŵĞ ĚŝƐƚĂŶƚ͕LJĞƚǁŝƚŚĂůůƚŚĂƚŝƐƌĞƋƵŝƌĞĚƚŽůĞĂĚ ͚ƚŚĞĐŚƵƌĐŚĞĚ͕͛ĂůŵŽƐƚďLJƐƚĞĂůƚŚǁĞĐĂŶ ĮŶĚŽƵƌƐĞůǀĞƐŶŽƚŽŶůLJ͚ŶŽƚŽĨƚŚĞǁŽƌůĚ͛ ďƵƚ͚ŶŽƚŝŶŝƚ͊͛/ĨƐŽ͕ƐĞĞŬƚŽĚĞůŝďĞƌĂƚĞůLJ ĂŶĚƉƌĂĐƟĐĂůůLJĂĚĚƌĞƐƐƚŚŝƐ͘ I’m washed  up  and  dry,  I  haven’t   ŚĞĂƌĚĨƌŽŵ'ŽĚĨŽƌĂůŽŶŐƟŵĞĂŶĚ am  preaching  in  my  own  strength   ĂŶĚŝĚĞĂƐ͘/ƐĞĞŵƚŽŚĂǀĞŶŽŵŽƟǀĂƟŽŶ͕ any  advice? Ś͕ƚŚĞƉƌĞĂĐŚĞƌ͛ƐŐƌĞĂƚĞƐƚĨĞĂƌ͘͘͘ƚŚĂƚLJŽƵ ŶŽůŽŶŐĞƌŚĂǀĞĂŶLJƚŚŝŶŐƌĞůĞǀĂŶƚŽƌĨƌĞƐŚ ƚŽƐĂLJ͕ĂůŝƩůĞůŝŬĞƚŚĞĂƵƚŚŽƌĐŽŶĨƌŽŶƚĞĚ ǁŝƚŚ͚ǁƌŝƚĞƌ͛ƐďůŽĐŬ͕͛ƚŚĞŶĞdžƚůŝŶĞŽĨƚŚĞ ŝŶƚĞŶĚĞĚĐŚĂƉƚĞƌũƵƐƚǁŝůůŶŽƚĐŽŵĞ͘ ZŽďŝŶDĂƌŬ͕ƚŚĞ/ƌŝƐŚƐŽŶŐǁƌŝƚĞƌ͕ŚĂƐĂ ůŝŶĞŝŶŚŝƐƐŽŶŐĂďŽƵƚƌĞǀŝǀĂůƌĞĨĞƌƌŝŶŐƚŽ ƚŚĞ͚ƉƌĞĂĐŚĞƌƉƌĞĂĐŚŝŶŐǁŚĞŶƚŚĞǁĞůůŝƐ ĚƌLJ͛͘/ƚŝƐĂŶƵŶĐŽŵĨŽƌƚĂďůĞƉůĂĐĞƚŽďĞ͘ ZĞĂĚŝŶŐǁŝĚĞůLJ͕ŐŝǀŝŶŐƟŵĞƚŽƉƌĂLJĞƌ ĂŶĚǁĂŝƟŶŐŽŶ'ŽĚ͕ĐŽŶƟŶƵĂůůLJďĞŝŶŐ ĮůůĞĚǁŝƚŚƚŚĞ^ƉŝƌŝƚĂŶĚŚĂǀŝŶŐĂŶĞĂƌ ƚŽŚĞĂƌǁŚĂƚƚŚĞ^ƉŝƌŝƚŝƐƐĂLJŝŶŐƚŽƚŚĞ ĐŚƵƌĐŚĂƌĞŬĞLJƐ͘tŝƚŚŽƵƚƚŚĞƐĞŝƚǁŝůůďĞ ŽĨůŝƩůĞƐƵƌƉƌŝƐĞƚŚĂƚ͕ƚŽƋƵŽƚĞƚŚĞƋƵĞƐ-­‐ ƟŽŶĞƌ͕LJŽƵ͛ůůĨĞĞů͚ǁĂƐŚĞĚƵƉĂŶĚĚƌLJ͛͘/ƚ ƌĞŵŝŶĚƐƵƐƚŚĂƚƉƌĞĂĐŚŝŶŐĂŶĚƚĞĂĐŚŝŶŐ ĚŽĞƐŶŽƚũƵƐƚŇŽǁĨƌŽŵƚĞĐŚŶŝƋƵĞďƵƚĂ ůŝĨĞƐƚLJůĞʹƐŽĞŶŐĂŐĞƚŚĞĚŝƐĐŝƉůŝŶĞƐ͘


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Every believer must be continually refreshed by the Holy Spirit. Here are some top tips from Ian Williams

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ƚŽŵĂŝŶƚĂŝŶĐůĞĂŶŚĂŶĚƐĂŶĚĂƉƵƌĞŚĞĂƌƚ͘ ,ŽǁĐĂŶƚŚŝƐƉŽƐƐŝďůLJďĞĂĐĐŽŵƉůŝƐŚĞĚ ŝŶƚŚŝƐƚĂƌŶŝƐŚĞĚĂŶĚĐŽƌƌƵƉƚĞĚǁŽƌůĚ ŝŶǁŚŝĐŚǁĞůŝǀĞ͍LJƉĞƌŵŝƫŶŐ'ŽĚƚŽ ƐĞĂƌĐŚŽƵƌŚĞĂƌƚƐĂŶĚĂůůŽǁŝŶŐƚŚĞ,ŽůLJ ^ƉŝƌŝƚƚŽƌĞǀĞĂůƚŽƵƐǁŚĂƚŝƐŝŶŽƵƌŚĞĂƌƚƐ ĂŶĚĨŽƌƚŚĞĐŽŶƚĞŶƚƐƚŚĞŶƚŽďĞŵĞĂƐƵƌĞĚ ĂŶĚƌĞĮŶĞĚĂůŽŶŐƐŝĚĞƚŚĞƐƚĂŶĚĂƌĚŽĨƚŚĞ tŽƌĚ͘ >Ğƚ͛ƐŶŽƚĂůůŽǁŽƵƌŚĞĂƌƚƐƚŽďĞĐŽŵĞ ƚǁŝƐƚĞĚĂŶĚĐŚŽŬĞĚĂŶĚŽƵƌŚĂŶĚƐƚŽ ďĞĐŽŵĞƐƚĂŝŶĞĚĂŶĚďůĞŵŝƐŚĞĚ͕ĂƐƚŚŽƐĞ ǁŚŽĚŽǁŽƌƐŚŝƉ'ŽĚǁŝƚŚĂƉƵƌĞŚĞĂƌƚ ĂŶĚůŝŌƵƉŚŽůLJŚĂŶĚƐĂƌĞƉƌŽŵŝƐĞĚ͚ďůĞƐƐ-­‐ ŝŶŐĨƌŽŵƚŚĞ>ŽƌĚ͛͘ZĞĨƌĞƐŚŝŶŐ͊

*RGFDUHV &ŽƵƌƚŚůLJ͕ŝŶƚŚĞĞĂƌŶĞƐƚƐĞĞŬŝŶŐŽĨ'ŽĚ ƚŚĞƉŽƐƚůĞWĞƚĞƌĞŶĐŽƵƌĂŐĞƐƵƐƚŽ͚ĐĂƐƚ ĂůůŽĨŽƵƌĐĂƌĞƐĂŶĚŽƵƌĂŶdžŝĞƟĞƐŽŶŚŝŵ ďĞĐĂƵƐĞŚĞĐĂƌĞƐĨŽƌƵƐ͛͘dŚŝƐŝƐƐƵĐŚĂ ůŝďĞƌĂƟŶŐĂŶĚƵƉůŝŌŝŶŐĞdžƉĞƌŝĞŶĐĞĂƐǁĞ ŵĂŬĞƚŚĞĂƉƉůŝĐĂƟŽŶŽĨƚŚŝƐƚƌƵƚŚƚŽĞǀĞƌLJ ĂƌĞĂŽĨŽƵƌůŝǀĞƐ͘ dŚĞƌĞǀĞůĂƟŽŶƚŚĂƚ'ŽĚĐĂƌĞƐĨŽƌƵƐ ĂŶĚŝƐ͚ĨƵůůŽĨĐĂƌĞĨŽƌƵƐ͛ĞŶĂďůĞƐƵƐƚŽ ƚƌƵƐƚŚŝŵǁŝƚŚŽƵƌůŝǀĞƐĂŶĚƵŶďƵƌĚĞŶ ŽƵƌƐĞůǀĞƐŽĨƚŚĞĐĂƌĞƐĂŶĚĂŶdžŝĞƚLJŽĨůŝĨĞ

ĨŽƌŚŝŵƚŽĐĂƌƌLJ͘/ŶƚŚĞƵŶďƵƌĚĞŶŝŶŐŽĨŽƵƌ ĐĂƌĞƐƚŽ'ŽĚ͕ǁĞƌĞĂůŝƐĞŚŽǁŚĞĂǀLJĂŶĚ ďŝŶĚŝŶŐƚŚĂƚůŽĂĚŚĂƐďĞĐŽŵĞĂŶĚŚŽǁŝƚ ŚĂƐďůŽĐŬĞĚƚŚĞǁĂLJƚŽŽƵƌƐĞĞŬŝŶŐĂŌĞƌ 'ŽĚ͘ dŚĞĂďĂŶĚŽŶŝŶŐŽĨŽƵƌƐĞůǀĞƐŝŶƚŽŚŝƐ ĐĂƌĞŝƐƌĞĨƌĞƐŚŝŶŐĂŶĚƌĞǀŝƚĂůŝƐŝŶŐŝŶŝƚƐĞůĨ ʹĂůůŽǁŝŶŐƵƐƚŽƐŝƚƐƟůůĂŶĚƌĞƐƚ͕ĞŶĂďůŝŶŐ ƵƐƚŽƚĂŬĞƟŵĞƚŽũƵƐƚďĞŝŶŚŝƐƉƌĞƐĞŶĐĞ ʹƚŚĞƌĞƐƵůƚŝƐůŝĨĞͲĐŚĂŶŐŝŶŐĂŶĚůŝĨĞͲŐŝǀŝŶŐ ĂŶĚĨƵƌƚŚĞƌƌĞĨƌĞƐŚŵĞŶƚĞŶƐƵĞƐ͊

%H\RXUVHOI &ŝŌŚůLJ͕ƵŶĚĞƌƐƚĂŶĚŝŶŐ͕ĂĐĐĞƉƟŶŐĂŶĚ ůŝǀŝŶŐǁŝƚŚŝŶŽƵƌŽǁŶƵŶŝƋƵĞĐĂůůŝŶŐŝƐ ƌĞĨƌĞƐŚŝŶŐ͖ŝŶŽƚŚĞƌǁŽƌĚƐĚŽŝŶŐǁŚĂƚ'ŽĚ ŚĂƐĚĞƐŝŐŶĞĚƵƐƚŽĚŽ͊:ĞƐƵƐǁĞŶƚĂďŽƵƚ ĚŽŝŶŐŐŽŽĚĂŶĚĚŽŝŶŐƚŚĞǁŝůůŽĨŚŝƐ&Ă-­‐ ƚŚĞƌ͕ďƌŝŶŐŝŶŐůŝĨĞĂŶĚůŝďĞƌƚLJƚŽŚƵŵĂŶŝƚLJ͘ ƵƌŝŶŐŚŝƐĞĂƌƚŚůLJŵŝŶŝƐƚƌLJ͕:ĞƐƵƐ ŚĞĂůĞĚƚŚĞƐŝĐŬ͕ĚĞůŝǀĞƌĞĚƚŚŽƐĞǁŚŽ ǁĞƌĞƉŽƐƐĞƐƐĞĚĂŶĚƚĂƵŐŚƚĂŶĚůŝǀĞĚƚŚĞ ŬŝŶŐĚŽŵŽĨŚĞĂǀĞŶǁŚĞƌĞǀĞƌŚĞǁĞŶƚ͘ KŶŽŶĞŽĐĐĂƐŝŽŶŚĞƐĂƚďLJĂǁĞůůǁŚŝůĞŚŝƐ ĚŝƐĐŝƉůĞƐǁĞŶƚŝŶƚŽĂŶĞŝŐŚďŽƵƌŝŶŐƚŽǁŶ ƚŽďƵLJƐŽŵĞĨŽŽĚ͘ƐƚŚĞLJƌĞƚƵƌŶĞĚƚŚĞLJ ĚŝƐĐŽǀĞƌĞĚ:ĞƐƵƐĐŽŶƚƌĂǀĞŶŝŶŐĂůůƐŽĐŝĂů ĂŶĚĐƵůƚƵƌĂůŶŽƌŵƐĂƐŚĞĐŽŶǀĞƌƐĞĚǁŝƚŚ

ĂŶĚůŝďĞƌĂƚĞĚĂ^ĂŵĂƌŝƚĂŶǁŽŵĂŶ͊,ĞĚĞ-­‐ ĐůŝŶĞĚƚŚĞŝƌŽīĞƌŽĨĨŽŽĚďLJƐƚĂƟŶŐƚŚĂƚŚĞ ŐŽƚŚŝƐŶŽƵƌŝƐŚŵĞŶƚ;ƌĞĨƌĞƐŚŵĞŶƚͿĨƌŽŵ ĂĚŝīĞƌĞŶƚƐŽƵƌĐĞʹĨƌŽŵĚŽŝŶŐƚŚĞǁŝůůŽĨ ŚŝƐ&ĂƚŚĞƌ͊ /ǁŽƵůĚƐƵŐŐĞƐƚƚŚĂƚǁĞĂůƐŽĐĂŶĚƌĂǁ ŶŽƵƌŝƐŚŵĞŶƚĨƌŽŵƚŚĞ&ĂƚŚĞƌǁŚĞŶǁĞĂƌĞ ĐŽŶŶĞĐƚĞĚƚŽƚŚĞůŝĨĞƐŽƵƌĐĞ͕ŽƉĞƌĂƟŶŐŝŶ ƚŚĞĐĞŶƚƌĞŽĨŚŝƐǁŝůů͕ĨƵůĮůůŝŶŐ'ŽĚ͛ƐĐĂůů-­‐ ŝŶŐŽŶŽƵƌůŝǀĞƐĂŶĚůŝǀŝŶŐŽƵƚƚŚĞŬŝŶŐĚŽŵ ŽĨŚĞĂǀĞŶǁŚĞƌĞǀĞƌǁĞŐŽ͘ dŚĞƉƌĞĂĐŚĞƌĂŶĚĂƵƚŚŽƌŽĨ͚'ŽĚŚĂƐ-­‐ ĞƌƐ͕͛dŽŵŵLJdĞŶŶĞLJ͕ƐƚĂƚĞƐƚŚĂƚĂ'ŽĚ ĐŚĂƐĞƌŝƐ͚ĂŶŝŶĚŝǀŝĚƵĂůǁŚŽƐĞŚƵŶŐĞƌ ĞdžĐĞĞĚƐŚŝƐƌĞĂĐŚ͊͛DĂŶLJŚĞƌŽĞƐǁŝƚŚŝŶ ^ĐƌŝƉƚƵƌĞǁĞƌĞ'ŽĚĐŚĂƐĞƌƐ͕ƌĞĂĐŚŝŶŐŽƵƚ ĨŽƌ'ŽĚ͕ĂƌĚĞŶƚůLJĂŶĚƐŝŶŐůĞͲŵŝŶĚĞĚůLJ ƉƵƌƐƵŝŶŐŚŝŵ͕ǁŝƚŚĂŶŝŶƐĂƟĂďůĞŚƵŶŐĞƌ ĂŶĚƵŶƋƵĞŶĐŚĂďůĞƚŚŝƌƐƚĨŽƌŵŽƌĞŽĨŚŝŵ ĂŶĚ͕ŽŶĞŶĐŽƵŶƚĞƌŝŶŐŚŝŵĂŶĚĂůůŚŝƐĨƵůů-­‐ ŶĞƐƐ͕ƚŚĞLJǁĞƌĞĨƵůůLJƐĂƟƐĮĞĚ͊ ƐǁĞĐŚĂƐĞĂŌĞƌ'ŽĚ͕ŶŽƚŽŶůLJŝŶ our hour  of  need  but  throughout  our  life   ũŽƵƌŶĞLJ͕ƐĞƌǀŝŶŐŚŝŵǁŚŽůĞŚĞĂƌƚĞĚůLJ͕ǁŝƚŚ ĐůĞĂŶŚĂŶĚƐĂŶĚƉƵƌĞŚĞĂƌƚƐ͕ĨƌĞĞŽĨĐĂƌĞ ŝŶŚŝƐĐĂƌĞĂŶĚĨƵůĮůůŝŶŐŽƵƌĐĂůůŝŶŐŝŶĚŽŝŶŐ ƚŚĞǁŝůůŽĨƚŚĞ&ĂƚŚĞƌ͕ǁĞƚŽŽĐĂŶůŝǀĞŝŶ ĂŶĚĞdžƉĞƌŝĞŶĐĞƟŵĞƐŽĨƌĞĨƌĞƐŚŝŶŐĂŶĚ ƐƉŝƌŝƚƵĂůƌĞŶĞǁĂů͘

The revelation that God is ‘full of care for us’ ena-­ bles us to trust him with our lives

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Theologian John Williams uncovers the amazing mathematical background of the Bible. Join us as we take a voyage of discovery and look into the book we all know and love

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ŚĞŝďůĞ͛ƐŝŶƚĞƌĞƐƟŶŐƌĞůĂƟŽŶƐŚŝƉǁŝƚŚŵĂƚŚƐĂůůďĞŐŝŶƐŝŶƚŚĞ most unlikely  of  places  –  Russia.  Dr  Ivan  Panin  was  the  one  who   ĚŝƐĐŽǀĞƌĞĚƵŶŝƋƵĞůLJĐŽŵƉůĞdžŵĂƚŚĞŵĂƟĐĂůǁŝnjĂƌĚƌLJŚŝĚĚĞŶŝŶƉůĂŝŶ sight  on  the  pages  of  the  Bible  in  the  late  1800s. KŶĞĚĂLJŝŶϭϴϵϬ͕WĂŶŝŶǁĂƐĐĂƐƵĂůůLJ ƌĞĂĚŝŶŐ^ƚ:ŽŚŶ͛Ɛ'ŽƐƉĞůŝŶEĞǁdĞƐƚĂ-­‐ ŵĞŶƚ'ƌĞĞŬ͘,ĞƐƵĚĚĞŶůLJŶŽƟĐĞĚǁŚĂƚ ĂƉƉĞĂƌĞĚƚŽďĞĂŶƵŵĞƌŝĐĂůƌĞůĂƟŽŶƐŚŝƉ ďĞƚǁĞĞŶĐĞƌƚĂŝŶǁŽƌĚƐ͘dŚŝƐĂƌŽƵƐĞĚŚŝƐ ĐƵƌŝŽƐŝƚLJƚŽĞdžĂŵŝŶĞƚŚĞďŝďůŝĐĂůƚĞdžƚĨƌŽŵ Ă͚ŵĂƚŚĞŵĂƟĐĂůƉĞƌƐƉĞĐƟǀĞ͛ǁŚŝĐŚŚĂĚ ŶĞǀĞƌďĞĞŶĚŽŶĞďĞĨŽƌĞ͘ ƐĂŚƌŝƐƟĂŶ͕ŚĞĚĞǀŽƚĞĚƚŚĞŶĞdžƚϱϬ LJĞĂƌƐŽĨŚŝƐůŝĨĞƚŽĞdžƉůŽƌŝŶŐĂŶĚĚŝƐƉůĂLJ-­‐ ŝŶŐƚŚĞŶƵŵĞƌŝĐĂůƉĂƩĞƌŶƐĂŶĚĚĞƐŝŐŶƐ ƵŶĚĞƌůLJŝŶŐďŽƚŚƚŚĞ'ƌĞĞŬƚĞdžƚŽĨƚŚĞ EĞǁdĞƐƚĂŵĞŶƚĂŶĚƚŚĞ,ĞďƌĞǁƚĞdžƚŽĨ ƚŚĞKůĚdĞƐƚĂŵĞŶƚ͘ƵƌŝŶŐƚŚĞƐĞLJĞĂƌƐŚĞ ƉƌŽĚƵĐĞĚŽǀĞƌϰϯ͕ϬϬϬƉĂŐĞƐŽĨĂŶĂůLJƐŝƐ͘ ,ĞĚŝƐĐŽǀĞƌĞĚƚŚĂƚ^ĐƌŝƉƚƵƌĞŚĂƐďĞĞŶ ǁƌŝƩĞŶǁŝƚŚĂ͚ƐĞǀĞŶĨŽůĚŵĂƚŚĞŵĂƟĐĂů ƐƚƌƵĐƚƵƌĞŽƌĚĞƐŝŐŶ͛ŚŝĚĚĞŶŝŶƚŚĞƚĞdžƚ͘ dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌƐĞǀĞŶŽƌĂŶĞdžĂĐƚŵƵůƟƉůĞŽĨ ƐĞǀĞŶĨĞĂƚƵƌĞĚŝŶĞǀĞƌLJĐŽŶĐĞŝǀĂďůĞǁĂLJ ĨƌŽŵ'ĞŶĞƐŝƐƚŽZĞǀĞůĂƟŽŶ͘ tŚĂƚŵĂŬĞƐWĂŶŝŶ͛ƐĚŝƐĐŽǀĞƌLJƉĞƌŚĂƉƐ ĞǀĞŶŵŽƌĞĐŽŵƉĞůůŝŶŐŝƐƚŚĂƚŚĞƐƚĂƌƚĞĚ ŽƵƚĂŶĂƚŚĞŝƐƚ͘dŽƚŚĞƉĞŽƉůĞŽĨŚŝƐŐĞŶĞƌ-­‐ ĂƟŽŶ͕WĂŶŝŶǁĂƐŝŶŝƟĂůůLJĂŬŝŶĚŽĨ͚ZŝĐŚĂƌĚ ĂǁŬŝŶƐĮŐƵƌĞ͕͛ĂŶĂŐŐƌĞƐƐŝǀĞĂƚŚĞŝƐƚǁŚŽ ůĂŵƉŽŽŶĞĚĨĂŝƚŚĂƚĞǀĞƌLJƚƵƌŶ͘ WĂŶŝŶǁĂƐďŽƌŶŝŶZƵƐƐŝĂŝŶϭϴϱϱ͘,Ğ ǁĂƐŝŶǀŽůǀĞĚŝŶƐĞǀĞƌĂůƉůŽƚƐƚŽŽǀĞƌƚŚƌŽǁ ƚŚĞnjĂƌ͘,ĞǁĂƐĂůƐŽĂŵĂƚŚĞŵĂƟĐĂů͕ ĂŶĂůLJƟĐĂůĂŶĚůŝŶŐƵŝƐƟĐŐĞŶŝƵƐĂŶĚ͕ĂŌĞƌ ďĞŝŶŐĞdžŝůĞĚĨƌŽŵZƵƐƐŝĂ͕ĞŶƚĞƌĞĚ,ĂƌǀĂƌĚ hŶŝǀĞƌƐŝƚLJŝŶƚŚĞh^͘ ,ĞǁĂƐĂŵĂƐƚĞƌŽĨůŝƚĞƌĂƌLJĐƌŝƟĐŝƐŵ ĂŶĚǁĂƐƐŽǁĞůůŬŶŽǁŶŝŶƚŚĞĮĞůĚƚŚĂƚ ŚŝƐĚƌĂŵĂƟĐĐŽŶǀĞƌƐŝŽŶĨƌŽŵĂƚŚĞŝƐŵ ƚŽŚƌŝƐƟĂŶŝƚLJŝŶϭϴϴϮŵĂĚĞŶĞǁƐƉĂƉĞƌ ŚĞĂĚůŝŶĞƐ͘^ĞǀĞƌĂůLJĞĂƌƐůĂƚĞƌŚĞƚŚĞŶ 22

ƐƚĂƌƚĞĚƵƐŝŶŐŚŝƐŵĂƚŚĞŵĂƟĐĂůƐŬŝůůƐƚŽ ĚŝƐƉůĂLJƚŚĞƐƵƉĞƌŶĂƚƵƌĂůŽƌŝŐŝŶŽĨƚŚĞŝďůĞ and became  the  founding  father  of  the   ^ĐŝĞŶĐĞŽĨŝďůŝĐĂůEƵŵĞƌŝĐƐʹƚŚŽƵŐŚŚĞ͛Ɛ ŶŽƚƌĞƐƉŽŶƐŝďůĞĨŽƌŵŽƌĞŽƵƚůĂŶĚŝƐŚŵĂƚŚ-­‐ ĞŵĂƟĐĂůĐůĂŝŵƐŽŶƚŚĞŝďůĞ͕ůŝŬĞďŝďůŝĐĂů ŶƵŵĞƌŽůŽŐLJŽƌƚŚĞŝďůĞŽĚĞ͘ dŚĞƐŝŐŶŝĮĐĂŶĐĞŽĨƚŚĞĂƐƚŽŶŝƐŚŝŶŐ ĐŽŵƉůĞdžŝƚLJŚĞƵŶĐŽǀĞƌĞĚŝƐƚŚĂƚŝƚĐůĞĂƌůLJ ĐŽƵůĚŶ͛ƚŚĂǀĞďĞĞŶƚŚĞǁŽƌŬŽĨƵŶĂŝĚĞĚ ŚƵŵĂŶƚŚŽƵŐŚƚ͕ďƵƚŚĂƐƚŽďĞƚŚĞƌĞƐƵůƚŽĨ ĚŝǀŝŶĞŝŶƐƉŝƌĂƟŽŶ͘dŚĞŵĂƚŚĞŵĂƟĐĂůƉĂƚ-­‐ ƚĞƌŶƐŚĞƌĞǀĞĂůĞĚŚĂǀĞŶĞǀĞƌďĞĞŶĚĞŶŝĞĚ

'Research showed that it couldn't have been the work of human thought' ďĞĐĂƵƐĞŚŝƐŵĂƚŚƐŝƐƐŽƵŶĚ͕ĂŶĚƚŚĞŝŵƉůŝ-­‐ ĐĂƟŽŶƐŽĨƚŚĞŝƌƉƌĞƐĞŶĐĞŚĂƐĞŶĐŽƵƌĂŐĞĚ ĂŶĚƐƚƌĞŶŐƚŚĞŶĞĚƚŚĞĨĂŝƚŚŽĨĐŽƵŶƚůĞƐƐ ŵŝůůŝŽŶƐĂĐƌŽƐƐƚŚĞǁŽƌůĚ͘ ^ŽǁŚĂƚĚŝĚŚŝƐƌĞƐĞĂƌĐŚƌĞǀĞĂů͍^ŽŵĞ ĞdžĂŵƉůĞƐ͗ The genealogy  of  Jesus,  as  recorded  in   ƚŚĞĮƌƐƚϭϭǀĞƌƐĞƐŽĨƚŚĞ'ŽƐƉĞůŽĨDĂƚ-­‐ thew.   dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨǁŽƌĚƐŝŶƚŚĞĞŶƟƌĞ ŐĞŶĞĂůŽŐLJŝƐĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘ dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨůĞƩĞƌƐƵƐĞĚŝƐĞdžĂĐƚůLJ ĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨǀŽǁĞůƐ ĂŶĚĐŽŶƐŽŶĂŶƚƐƵƐĞĚĂƌĞďŽƚŚĞdžĂĐƚůLJ ĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨǁŽƌĚƐ ƚŚĂƚďĞŐŝŶǁŝƚŚĂǀŽǁĞůŝƐĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞ

ďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨǁŽƌĚƐƚŚĂƚďĞŐŝŶ ǁŝƚŚĂĐŽŶƐŽŶĂŶƚŝƐĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJ ƐĞǀĞŶ͘dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨǁŽƌĚƐǁŚŝĐŚŽĐĐƵƌ ŵŽƌĞƚŚĂŶŽŶĐĞŝƐĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJ ƐĞǀĞŶ͘dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨǁŽƌĚƐǁŚŝĐŚŽĐĐƵƌ ŝŶŵŽƌĞƚŚĂŶŽŶĞĨŽƌŵŝƐĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞ ďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨǁŽƌĚƐǁŚŝĐŚ ŽĐĐƵƌŝŶŽŶůLJŽŶĞĨŽƌŵŝƐĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞ ďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨŶŽƵŶƐŝƐĞdžĂĐƚůLJ ĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘KŶůLJƐĞǀĞŶǁŽƌĚƐĂƌĞ ŶŽƚŶŽƵŶƐ͘dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨŶĂŵĞƐŝŶƚŚĞ ŐĞŶĞĂůŽŐLJŝƐĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘ KŶůLJƐĞǀĞŶŽƚŚĞƌŬŝŶĚƐŽĨŶŽƵŶƐŽĐĐƵƌ͘ dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨŵĂůĞŶĂŵĞƐŝƐĞdžĂĐƚůLJ ĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨŐĞŶĞƌĂ-­‐ ƟŽŶƐŝƐϮϭ͕ĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘ dŚĞŵĂƚŚĞŵĂƟĐĂůƐƚƌƵĐƚƵƌĞŽďƐĞƌǀĞĚ ŝŶƚŚĞŐĞŶĞĂůŽŐLJŽĨ:ĞƐƵƐŝƐƐƚĂŐŐĞƌŝŶŐ͊ DĂƩŚĞǁ͛ƐĂĐĐŽƵŶƚŽĨƚŚĞďŝƌƚŚŽĨ:ĞƐƵƐ (verses 18-­‐25).   dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨ'ƌĞĞŬǁŽƌĚƐŝŶƚŚĞ ƉĂƐƐĂŐĞŝƐϭϲϭ͕ĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘ ŶĐŝĞŶƚĐƵůƚƵƌĞƐŽŌĞŶƵƐĞĚƚŚĞŝƌĂůƉŚĂ-­‐ ďĞƚŶŽƚũƵƐƚƚŽĨŽƌŵǁŽƌĚƐďƵƚĂůƐŽĂƐ ƚŚĞŝƌŶƵŵďĞƌŝŶŐƐLJƐƚĞŵ͘ĂĐŚůĞƩĞƌŝŶ ƚŚĞŝƌĂůƉŚĂďĞƚĂůƐŽŵĞĂŶƚĂŶƵŵďĞƌ͘dŚĞ ŶƵŵĞƌŝĐĂůǀĂůƵĞŽĨĂǁŽƌĚŝƐƚŚĞƐƵŵ ƚŽƚĂůŽĨǁŚĂƚŝƚƐůĞƩĞƌƐĂĚĚƵƉƚŽ͕ǁŚĞŶ ĞĂĐŚůĞƩĞƌŝƐƚĂŬĞŶĂƐĂŶƵŵďĞƌ͘dŚĞ ŶƵŵĞƌŝĐǀĂůƵĞŽĨĂůůƚŚĞƐĞϭϲϭǁŽƌĚƐŝƐ ĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨ ĚŝīĞƌĞŶƚ'ƌĞĞŬǁŽƌĚƐŝŶƚŚŝƐƉĂƐƐĂŐĞŝƐ ĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘dŚĞŽŶĞǁŽƌĚ ĨŽƵŶĚŶŽǁŚĞƌĞĞůƐĞŝŶƚŚĞEĞǁdĞƐƚĂŵĞŶƚ ŝƐƚŚĞ'ƌĞĞŬǁŽƌĚ͚ŵŵĂŶƵĞů͛͘/ƚŚĂƐĂ ŶƵŵĞƌŝĐĂůǀĂůƵĞĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘ dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨĨŽƌŵƐŝŶǁŚŝĐŚƚŚĞƐĞϭϲϭ ǁŽƌĚƐŽĐĐƵƌŝƐϭϬϱ͕ĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJ ƐĞǀĞŶ͘KĨƚŚĞƐĞϭϬϱ͕ƚŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨǀĞƌďƐ ŝƐĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘KĨƚŚĞϭϬϱ ĨŽƌŵƐ͕ƚŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨƉƌŽƉĞƌŶĂŵĞƐŝƐĞdž-­‐ ĂĐƚůLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨ'ƌĞĞŬůĞƩĞƌƐ


s up ŝŶƚŚĞƐĞƐĞǀĞŶƉƌŽƉĞƌŶĂŵĞƐŝƐĞdžĂĐƚůLJ ĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘ Studying the  Old  Testament  in  the  He-­‐ ďƌĞǁůĂŶŐƵĂŐĞƌĞǀĞĂůƐƚŚĞƐĂŵĞƉĂƩĞƌŶ͘ dĂŬĞĨŽƌĞdžĂŵƉůĞ'ĞŶĞƐŝƐϭ͗ϭ͘dŚĞ ŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨ,ĞďƌĞǁǁŽƌĚƐŝŶƚŚŝƐƐŝŵƉůĞ LJĞƚƉƌŽĨŽƵŶĚƐƚĂƚĞŵĞŶƚ͕͞/ŶƚŚĞďĞŐŝŶŶŝŶŐ 'ŽĚĐƌĞĂƚĞĚƚŚĞŚĞĂǀĞŶƐĂŶĚƚŚĞĞĂƌƚŚ͕͟ ŝƐƐĞǀĞŶ͘dŚĞƚŽƚĂůŶƵŵĞƌŝĐĂůǀĂůƵĞŽĨƚŚĞ ƚŚƌĞĞŶŽƵŶƐ͕'ŽĚ͕ŚĞĂǀĞŶĂŶĚĞĂƌƚŚŝƐ ϳϳϳ͕ĂĮŐƵƌĞĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘ dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨůĞƩĞƌƐŝŶƚŚĞƐĞƚŚƌĞĞ ŶŽƵŶƐŝƐϭϰ͕ĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘ dŚĞŶƵŵĞƌŝĐĂůǀĂůƵĞŽĨƚŚĞǀĞƌď͚ĐƌĞĂƚĞĚ͛ ŝƐϮϬϯ͕ĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘dŚĞ ŶƵŵĞƌŝĐĂůǀĂůƵĞŽĨƚŚĞĮƌƐƚĂŶĚůĂƐƚůĞƩĞƌƐ ŽĨƚŚĞƐĞǀĞŶǁŽƌĚƐŽĨƚŚŝƐƉƌŽĐůĂŵĂƟŽŶŝƐ ϭϯϵϯ͕ĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘dŚĞƚŽƚĂů ŶƵŵďĞƌŽĨ,ĞďƌĞǁůĞƩĞƌƐŝŶƚŚĞƐĞǀĞŶ ǁŽƌĚƐŝƐϮϴ͕ĞdžĂĐƚůLJĚŝǀŝƐŝďůĞďLJƐĞǀĞŶ͘ ŶĚƐŽŝƚŐŽĞƐŽŶ͘/ŶƚŚŝƐƉƌŽĐůĂŵĂƟŽŶ ĂůŽŶĞ͕ůŝŶŐƵŝƐƚƐŚĂǀĞŝĚĞŶƟĮĞĚĂƚŽƚĂůŽĨ ϭϴƐĞƉĂƌĂƚĞĨĞĂƚƵƌĞƐŽĨƚŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌƐĞǀĞŶ͘ dŚŝƐƐĞǀĞŶĨŽůĚƐƚƌƵĐƚƵƌĞŝƐĨŽƵŶĚ ƚŚƌŽƵŐŚŽƵƚ^ĐƌŝƉƚƵƌĞĂŶĚŝƐƵŶŝƋƵĞƚŽƚŚĞ ŝďůĞ͘dŚĞŶƵŵďĞƌƐĞǀĞŶƵŶĚĞƌůŝĞƐĂŶĚ ƉĞƌŵĞĂƚĞƐƚŚĞƚĞdžƚŝŶĞǀĞƌLJǁĂLJƉŽƐƐŝďůĞ͘ dŚĞƐĞƉĂƩĞƌŶƐĂƌĞŶ͛ƚĨŽƵŶĚŝŶĂŶLJŽƚŚĞƌ ĂŶĐŝĞŶƚůŝƚĞƌĂƚƵƌĞĂŶĚƚŚĞĞdžĂŵƉůĞƐŶĞǀĞƌ ƐĞĞŵƚŽĐŽŵĞƚŽĂŶĞŶĚ͘dŚŝƐƐĞǀĞŶĨŽůĚ ƉĂƩĞƌŶŝŶ^ĐƌŝƉƚƵƌĞŝŶƚĞƌůŽĐŬƐƉĂƌĂŐƌĂƉŚ ǁŝƚŚƉĂƌĂŐƌĂƉŚĂŶĚŬǁŝƚŚŬ͘ dŚĞďŝďůŝĐĂůƌĞƐĞĂƌĐŚĐŽŶĚƵĐƚĞĚďLJƌ WĂŶŝŶƉƌĞƐĞŶƚƐĂƉƌŽĨŽƵŶĚƉƌŽďůĞŵƚŽ ƚŚŽƐĞǁŚŽƌĞũĞĐƚƚŚĞĚŝǀŝŶĞŽƌŝŐŝŶŽĨ^ĐƌŝƉ-­‐ ƚƵƌĞ͘,ŝƐƌĞƐĞĂƌĐŚƉƌŽǀĞĚƚŚĞƐƵƉĞƌŶĂƚƵƌĂů ŽƌŝŐŝŶŽĨ^ĐƌŝƉƚƵƌĞďLJƐŚŽǁŝŶŐƚŚĞƵŶŝƋƵĞ ĐŚĂƌĂĐƚĞƌŽĨƚŚĞŝďůĞ͘/ŶĂŶĂŐĞǁŚĞŶ ƉĞŽƉůĞĂƌĞůŽŽŬŝŶŐĨŽƌƐŝŐŶƐĂŶĚĞǀŝĚĞŶĐĞ ƚŚĂƚƚŚĞŝďůĞŝƐƚƌƵĞ͕ŝƚŝƐƌĞĂƐƐƵƌŝŶŐƚŚĂƚ 'ŽĚƌĂŝƐĞĚƵƉƚŚŝƐŐŝŌĞĚŵĂŶƚŽƐƚƌĞŶŐƚŚ-­‐ ĞŶŽƵƌĨĂŝƚŚ͘ 23


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Seven ways Spirit wants to work in us Grayson Jones looks at the important ways the Holy Spirit wants to work in our lives and how the word ‘refresh’ can be used to highlight that work

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n the  book  of  Acts  we  read  of  the  coming  of  the  Holy  Spirit  on  the  day   of  Pentecost  and  instantly  see  his  impact  on  the  believers  in  the  Upper   ZŽŽŵ͘dŚĞŚƵƌĐŚĂŐĞďĞŐĂŶǁŝƚŚĂŶĞdžƉůŽƐŝŽŶŽĨƉŽǁĞƌĂŶĚĂĐƟǀŝƚLJĂƐ ŝƚǁĂƐƉƌŽƉĞůůĞĚŽƵƚŽĨƚŚĞŵĞĞƟŶŐƌŽŽŵŽŶƚŽƚŚĞƐƚƌĞĞƚƐŽĨ:ĞƌƵƐĂůĞŵ͘ &ƌŽŵƚŚĞƌĞŽŶ͕ǁĞƐĞĞƚŚĞ,ŽůLJ^Ɖŝƌŝƚ ĞǀŝĚĞŶƚŝŶƐĂůǀĂƟŽŶ͕ŚĞĂůŝŶŐ͕ŐƵŝĚŝŶŐĂŶĚ ƚŚĞǁŽƌŬŝŶŐŽĨŵŝƌĂĐůĞƐ͕LJĞƚǁĞĂůƐŽƐĞĞ ŚŝŵĂƚǁŽƌŬŝŶŽƚŚĞƌǁĂLJƐƚŽŽ͘/ŶĐƚƐ ϯ͗ϭϵ͕WĞƚĞƌ͕ƚĂůŬŝŶŐƚŽƚŚĞůŝƐƚĞŶŝŶŐĐƌŽǁĚ͕ ĚĞĐůĂƌĞĚ͕͞ZĞƉĞŶƚ͕ƚŚĞŶ͕ĂŶĚƚƵƌŶƚŽ'ŽĚ͕ ƐŽƚŚĂƚLJŽƵƌƐŝŶƐŵĂLJďĞǁŝƉĞĚŽƵƚ͕ƚŚĂƚ ƟŵĞƐŽĨƌĞĨƌĞƐŚŝŶŐŵĂLJĐŽŵĞĨƌŽŵƚŚĞ >ŽƌĚ͘͟ /ĨƚŚĞƉĞŽƉůĞƌĞƉĞŶƚĞĚƚŚĞŶƚŚĞLJǁŽƵůĚ ŬŶŽǁƟŵĞƐŽĨƌĞĨƌĞƐŚŝŶŐĐŽŵŝŶŐĨƌŽŵ 'ŽĚ͘ƐWĞŶƚĞĐŽƐƚĂůŚƌŝƐƟĂŶƐƚŽĚĂLJ͕ǁĞ ŶĞĞĚƚŽƌĞĐŽŐŶŝƐĞƚŚĂƚƚŚĞǁŽƌŬŽĨƚŚĞ ,ŽůLJ^ƉŝƌŝƚŝƐŶŽƚŽŶůLJŝŶƚŚĞƐƉĞĐƚĂĐƵůĂƌ ĂŶĚĞdžĐŝƟŶŐ͕ďƵƚũƵƐƚĂƐŝŵƉŽƌƚĂŶƚŝƐŚŝƐ ƌĞĨƌĞƐŚŝŶŐǁŽƌŬŝŶƚŚĞůŝĨĞŽĨĂďĞůŝĞǀĞƌ͘Ɛ ǁĞůŽŽŬĂƚƚŚĞǁŽƌĚƌĞĨƌĞƐŚǁĞĐĂŶƐĞĞ ƐĞǀĞŶƚŚŝŶŐƐƚŚĂƚƚŚĞ,ŽůLJ^ƉŝƌŝƚǁĂŶƚƐƚŽ ĚŽŝŶĞĂĐŚŽŶĞŽĨƵƐƚŽĚĂLJ͘

R –  Restore /ŶWƐĂůŵϮϯǁĞƌĞĂĚƚŚĂƚŝƚŝƐƚŚĞ>ŽƌĚǁŚŽ ƌĞƐƚŽƌĞƐŽƵƌƐŽƵů͘dŚĞǁŽƌŬŽĨƚŚĞ,ŽůLJ ^ƉŝƌŝƚŝƐƚŽďƌŝŶŐƌĞƐƚŽƌĂƟŽŶŝŶƚŽŽƵƌĚĂŵ-­‐ ĂŐĞĚƐŽƵůƐ͘ďƵƐĞ͕ŶĞŐĂƟǀŝƚLJ͕ƌĞũĞĐƟŽŶ ĂŶĚĨĞĂƌĂůůĐĂƵƐĞŽƵƌŝŶŶĞƌůŝĨĞƚŽƐƵīĞƌ ĂŶĚƚŽďĞůĞƐƐƚŚĂŶ'ŽĚĚĞƐŝƌĞƐ͘ƐǁĞ ĂůůŽǁƚŚĞ,ŽůLJ^ƉŝƌŝƚƚŽƐĞĂƌĐŚƵƐĂŶĚĐŚĂů-­‐ ůĞŶŐĞƵƐǁĞĐĂŶďĞŐŝŶƚŽĂůŝŐŶŽƵƌƚŚŝŶŬŝŶŐ ĂŶĚĂĐƟŽŶƐǁŝƚŚ'ŽĚ͛ƐtŽƌĚǁŚŝĐŚŝŶ ƟŵĞǁŝůůŐŝǀĞƵƐƚŚĞƌĞƐƚŽƌĂƟŽŶǁĞŶĞĞĚ

ƚŽďĞǁŚŽůĞĂŶĚĨƌĞĞĂƐ'ŽĚŝŶƚĞŶĚĞĚ͘

E –  Encourage dŚĞ,ŽůLJ^ƉŝƌŝƚŝƐĂŶĞŶĐŽƵƌĂŐĞƌ͘&ŽƌƐŽ ůŽŶŐĐŽŶĚĞŵŶĂƟŽŶŚĂƐďĞĞŶƐĞĞŶĂƐ ĐŽŶǀŝĐƟŽŶŝŶƚŚĞŚƵƌĐŚŽĨ:ĞƐƵƐ͘zĞƚƚŚĞ ,ŽůLJ^ƉŝƌŝƚǁŝůůĂůǁĂLJƐĞŶĐŽƵƌĂŐĞƵƐƚŽůŝǀĞ ďĞƩĞƌƌĂƚŚĞƌƚŚĂŶĐŽŶĚĞŵŶƵƐĨŽƌůŝǀŝŶŐ ďĂĚůLJ͘dŽŽŵĂŶLJďĞůŝĞǀĞƌƐůŝǀĞĨĞĞůŝŶŐ ŝŶĂĚĞƋƵĂƚĞƌĂƚŚĞƌƚŚĂŶƐƉĞĐŝĂůĂŶĚƚŚĂƚ ƚŚĞLJĂƌĞĨĂŝůƵƌĞƐƌĂƚŚĞƌƚŚĂŶǀŝĐƚŽƌŝŽƵƐŝŶ ůŝĨĞ͘

F –  Focus dŚĞ,ŽůLJ^Ɖŝƌŝƚ͛ƐƌŽůĞŝƐƚŽŚĞůƉƵƐƚŽĨŽĐƵƐ ŽŶ:ĞƐƵƐ͘,ĞŶĞǀĞƌŐĞƚƐƉĞŽƉůĞƚŽĨŽĐƵƐ ŽŶƚŚĞŵƐĞůǀĞƐĂŶĚǁŚĂƚƚŚĞLJĐĂŶĚŽ͕ ďƵƚŽŶůLJĞǀĞƌŽŶ:ĞƐƵƐ͘/ŶĂĐŚƵƌĐŚǁŽƌůĚ ƚŚĂƚƐĞĞŵƐƚŽďĞĨŽĐƵƐĞĚĐŽŶƟŶƵĂůůLJŽŶ ƉŽǁĞƌ͕ƉƌĞƐƟŐĞĂŶĚƚŚĞƉƌŝĚĞŽĨŵĂŶ͕ƚŚĞ ,ŽůLJ^ƉŝƌŝƚĐŽŶƟŶƵĂůůLJĨŽĐƵƐĞƐƵƐŽŶ:ĞƐƵƐ ĂŶĚŚŝƐĮŶŝƐŚĞĚǁŽƌŬŽŶƚŚĞĐƌŽƐƐ͘

R –  Recognise tŚĞŶƚŚĞ,ŽůLJ^ƉŝƌŝƚĐŽŵĞƐŝŶƚŽŽƵƌůŝǀĞƐ ŚĞĞŶĂďůĞƐƵƐƚŽƐĞĞǁŚŽǁĞƌĞĂůůLJĂƌĞ ŝŶŚƌŝƐƚ͘ƐŚƌŝƐƟĂŶƐǁĞĂƌĞŐŝǀĞŶƚŚĞ ƉĞƌƐŽŶŽĨƚŚĞ,ŽůLJ^ƉŝƌŝƚƚŽƐŚŽǁƵƐŽƵƌ ƉŽƚĞŶƟĂůʹŶŽƚŽƵƌƉƌŽďůĞŵƐ͕ĂŶĚŽƵƌ ĂďŝůŝƟĞƐƌĂƚŚĞƌƚŚĂŶŽƵƌŝŶĂďŝůŝƟĞƐ͘KƉĞŶ LJŽƵƌŚĞĂƌƚƚŽĚĂLJƚŽƐĞĞǁŚŽLJŽƵƌĞĂůůLJĂƌĞ

ĂŶĚĚŽŶ͛ƚĂůůŽǁĂŶLJƚŚŝŶŐŽƌĂŶLJŽŶĞďƵƚ ƚŚĞ,ŽůLJ^ƉŝƌŝƚƚŽĚĞĮŶĞLJŽƵ͘

E –  Engage &ŽƌLJĞĂƌƐǁĞǁĞƌĞƚĂƵŐŚƚƚŚĂƚƚŚĞ,ŽůLJ ^ƉŝƌŝƚŐŝǀĞƐƵƐƉŽǁĞƌƚŽ͚ĚŽ͕͛ďƵƚŝŶĐƚƐ ϭ͗ϴŝƚĂĐƚƵĂůůLJƐĂLJƐǁĞƌĞĐĞŝǀĞƉŽǁĞƌƚŽ ͚ďĞ͛͘/ĨǁĞĂƌĞŐŽŝŶŐƚŽĞŶŐĂŐĞĐŽƌƌĞĐƚůLJ ǁŝƚŚƉĞŽƉůĞŝŶƐŽĐŝĞƚLJƚŚĞŶǁĞŶĞĞĚƚŚĞ ,ŽůLJ^ƉŝƌŝƚƚŽŚĞůƉƵƐƚŽďĞǁŝƚŶĞƐƐĞƐĂŶĚ ŶŽƚũƵƐƚƚŚŝŶŬǁĞĐĂŶĚŽǁŝƚŶĞƐƐŝŶŐ͘dŚĞƌĞ ŝƐĂƐƵďƚůĞďƵƚƉŽǁĞƌĨƵůĚŝīĞƌĞŶĐĞ͘

^ʹ^ŝŐŶŝĮĐĂŶĐĞ KŶĞŽĨƚŚĞƚŚŝŶŐƐƚŚĞ,ŽůLJ^ƉŝƌŝƚǁĂŶƚƐƚŽ ĚŽŝƐŚĞůƉƵƐƵŶĚĞƌƐƚĂŶĚƚŚĂƚǁĞĂƌĞĐƌĞ-­‐ ĂƚĞĚĨŽƌƐŝŐŶŝĮĐĂŶĐĞ͘EŽƚďĞĐĂƵƐĞŽĨǁŚĂƚ ǁĞĚŽ͕ďƵƚďĞĐĂƵƐĞŽĨǁŚĂƚ'ŽĚŚĂƐĚŽŶĞ ĨŽƌƵƐ͘^ŽŵĂŶLJƉĞŽƉůĞĂƌĞƚƌLJŝŶŐƚŽĚŽ ƚŚŝŶŐƐƚŽƉůĞĂƐĞ'ŽĚ͕ďƵƚƚŚĞǁŽƌŬŽĨƚŚĞ ,ŽůLJ^ƉŝƌŝƚŝƐƚŽƐŚŽǁƵƐǁĞĂƌĞƉůĞĂƐŝŶŐƚŽ 'ŽĚ͘zŽƵĂƌĞĂƉĞƌƐŽŶŽĨƐŝŐŶŝĮĐĂŶĐĞĂŶĚ ƉůĞĂƐŝŶŐƚŽ'ŽĚ͊

H –  Help dŚĞ,ŽůLJ^ƉŝƌŝƚǁĂŶƚƐƚŽƵƐƚŽďĞƚŚĞƉĞŽ-­‐ ƉůĞƚŚĂƚ'ŽĚǁĂŶƚƐƵƐƚŽďĞ͘/ƚŝƐŚĞǁŚŽ ǁŽƌŬƐŝŶƵƐ͕ǁŚŽƐƉĞĂŬƐƚŽƵƐ͕ƌĞůĞĂƐĞƐ ƵƐĂŶĚƐŽŵĞƟŵĞƐƌĞƐƚƌŝĐƚƐƵƐ͕ďƵƚŝƚŝƐ ĂůǁĂLJƐƚŽŚĞůƉƵƐ͘dŚĞ,ŽůLJ^ƉŝƌŝƚǁĂŶƚƐƚŽ ƌĞĨƌĞƐŚƵƐƚŽĚĂLJ͘,ŝƐĚĞƐŝƌĞŝƐĂůǁĂLJƐƚŽƌĞ-­‐ ƐƚŽƌĞ͕ĞŶĐŽƵƌĂŐĞ͕ĨŽĐƵƐ͕ŚĞůƉƵƐƌĞĐŽŐŶŝƐĞ͕ ĞŶŐĂŐĞǁŝƚŚ͕ƵŶĚĞƌƐƚĂŶĚƐŝŐŶŝĮĐĂŶĐĞĂŶĚ ƚŽŚĞůƉƵƐ͘tŝůůLJŽƵĂůůŽǁŚŝŵƚŽǁŽƌŬŝŶ LJŽƵƌůŝĨĞƐŽƚŚĂƚLJŽƵĐĂŶĞdžƉĞƌŝĞŶĐĞĂƟŵĞ ŽĨƌĞĨƌĞƐŚŝŶŐ͍'ŽŽŶ͕ŐŽĨŽƌŝƚ͊ 25

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