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16 MARCH 2014

Westlake, 10:00am Speaker: Pastor Jacob Worship leader: Natan Announcements: Jim

My Dinh, 10:30am marriage, of which 30 years were What’s in a Name? spent in ministry in Malaysia. DurA Man's Names & Titles and How God Can Make Them Good ing those years they have served in As men we have many names and titles: Friend, Husband, Dad, Boss . . . those are just a few. The Bible tells us that a good name is worth more than great treasure. (Proverbs 22.1) However, men tend to change their thoughts and behaviours depending on the name of the role they have at that moment. Life becomes compartmentalized, resulting in a loss of integrity and wholeness. At the Men's Retreat 2014 we'll discover together how God can help us to become a whole person, retain our integrity, and make all our names, good names. About Mike Constantine: Mike and Diane celebrate 44 years of

10 Resources to Fight Pornography For many adults internet pornography poses a strong temptation. Parents of children of school age need to offer help in protecting their children from the “tidal wave of pornography”. This should include talking about it, installing some type of filter and monitoring the surfing habits of your children. Please seek help from one or more of the resources below or contact one of the pastors for assistance. x3pure.com: provides articles and resources dealing with the scourge of pornography. x3watch.com: an accountability tool for all your devices! Your partner will be regularly emailed any questionable sites you visit. It will keep you honest and accountable. XXXchurch.com: your resource online to fight porn addiction, offers addiction recovery resources for men, women, parents, and couples. internetsafety.com: Safe Eyes is Mac and PC compatible software that protects your family from harmful content and other dangers on the internet. covenanteyes.com: tracks websites you visit on your computers, smart phones, and tablets, and sends them in an easy-to-read report to someone you trust. This makes it easy to

hundreds of churches in various ways. Mike and Diane conduct marriage and family seminars, provide pastoral counselling, including premarriage counselling, and minister in churches throughout Malaysia and Asia. Their teaching is rooted in clear biblical principles, tested through their own successes and failures, and presented with awareness to the Asian context. Mike's latest book is Choosing for Life: Relationship Choices Without Regrets. He has also written Twenty-First Century Parenting, a concise booklet for busy parents. The Constantine’s have two sons, both married, and two of the world's greatest grandchildren.

Speaker: Pastor Nelson Worship leader: Trevor Announcements: Jimmy

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ONLINE GIVING: For PayPal or for US taxdeductible giving online please go to hif.vn/donate

USA TAX-DEDUCTIBLE GIVING: talk about the temptations you face online focusonthefamily.com: Focus on the Family deals with many issues of single, married and family life. You will find all kinds of helpful articles and recommendations. There is a specific page dealing with the issue of pornography. pluggedin.com: check out Christian reviews of movies, TV shows and games before watching it. Parental control: Make sure that the search engines on your and your child’s computer are set to “strict” to filter out offensive images. Make use of parental control settings on your Apple, Windows and game devices. surfingforgodbook.com: Backed by scripture, Cusick uses examples from his own life and from his twenty years of counseling experience to show us how the pursuit of empty pleasure is really a search for our heart's deepest desire—and the real key to resistance is discovering and embracing the joy we truly want. celebraterecovery.com: Celebrate Recovery is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. It is based on the actual words of Jesus rather than psychological theory. If you are interested in being part of a CR group at HIF, please contact one of the pastors.

Send checks to: Elim Fellowship, 1703 Dalton Road, Lima, NY 14485-0857. Include a note: “Preferred for Hanoi International Fellowship”.

LOCAL BANK TRANSFERS:

email treasurer@hif.vn for banking details.

Contacts

Pastor Jacob pastor@hif.vn Pastor Nelson nelson.annan@hif.vn Pastor Jinggoy jinggoy.caballero@hif.vn Eldership Team elders@hif.vn Office & admin (Marian) admin@hif.vn Media & IT (Tomi) media@hif.vn KidzQuest WL kidzquest@hif.vn KidzQuest MD kidzquest_md@hif.vn AfterShock Youth aftershock@hif.vn Host Team welcome@hif.vn CityPartnerships citypartnerships@hif.vn

www.hif.vn Office Address: 17th Floor Detech Tower, So 8 Ton That Tuyet, Tu Liem Dist. , Hanoi


COACHING WORKSHOPS Introductory Coaching Workshop When: Saturday, March 22, 8:00 am-5:00 pm Where: HIF Center, Detech Fee: 300.000 vnd Level II Coaching Workshop When: Saturday, March 29, 8:30 am-5:00 pm Where: HIF Center Detech Fee: 300.000 vnd

- Tea/Coffee and refreshments provided Cost: 50,000 VND Who: See Pastor Jacob (pastor@hif.vn), Sarah Remmei (sarahremmei@gmail.com), or Tim Middleton (beingtomothy@gmail.com) for more details.

CVN Vietnam Coaching Meeting When: March 31 , Monday 7:00pm-9:00pm Where: HIF Center, Detech Open to anyone who has attended the introductory coaching workshop. Please contact Dennis & Linda McAuliffe

Please see one of the pastors if you are interested in being baptized.

Love Hanoi gathering on drug rehab Are you interested to learn more about the various drug rehab ministries going on in Hanoi? Join us on Saturday 22 March 9-11AM in the auditorium of the HIF Center.

Are you involved in the Urban Planning, Construction, Design, Engineering or Development Sector? Are you interested in finding out God's love for the city and your part in it? We are starting “Love Hanoi: By Design” forum to facilitate talks and discussion on Biblical perspectives on city and design. We’re kicking off on the 26th of March! We will have a short talk challenging us to consider biblically about what is tempting to assume as secular work. This will also be an opportunity to meet each other and discuss God's heart for transformation in the city of Hanoi through Design. When: 7:30 - 9:00pm, Wednesday 26th March Where: Main Auditorium, HIF Centre, 17th floor, Detech Tower, 8 Ton That Thuyet What: - Talk on a biblical perspective on city design by Pastor Jacob - Chance to meet other Christians in the sector - Introduction of "Human Centred Design" online course and work group

We need parent volunteers who can rotate as Nursery Coordinators for nursery duty every Sunday to ensure that our kids in nursery are taken cared of. Please contact Pastor Nelson or email admin@hif.vn if you are willing to fill in that role. We need many volunteers for this role.

Fresh chickens available at the Good Morning Restaurant (@ the 1st floor). They are raised by the Hoa Binh Drug Rehab ministry. Prices per chicken is 128,000 vnd . They are certified by Hoa Binh Veterinarian in cooperation with the Hanoi Tinh Lanh Church. Let us support our brethren by purchasing them later after the worship service.

PRAYER Join us for pre-service prayer every Sunday, 30 minutes before the start of service at both service locations. You can also get prayer request cards at the information table and, after filling it out, drop it in the offering bag or hand it to an usher. Prayer requests can also be emailed to prayer@hif.vn.

HIF Center Calendar: 19 Mar-NT Course Session, 7:15pm9:30pm, HIF Centre classroom 22 Mar-Introductory Coaching Workshop, 8:00am-5:00pm (Classroom) 22 Mar-Love Hanoi gathering on drug rehab ministries, 9:00am-11:00am (Auditorium) 26 Mar-”Love Hanoi: by Design”, 7:309:00pm 29 Mar-Level II Coaching Workshop, 8:30-5:00pm 31 Mar-CVN Vietnam Coaching Meeting, 7:00pm-9:00pm 4-6 Apr- Men’s Retreat @ Nam Cuong Hotel 12 Apr– Praise & Prayer Night, 7:00pm -9:00pm 13 Apr– HIF Centre 1st year anniversary 20 Apr– Easter Family Fun Day


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