Does God care about my social life?

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What would you say if I told you that being a Christian isn’t just about your spiritual life? What if going deeper in your faith could mean so much more if you considered that God wants you to take care of yourself? How would you respond if I said that in taking a look at this, you could honour God with all areas of your life?

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Life-Changer

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Engaging young people authentically with the Bible today can be daunting, but it is an amazing opportunity to wrestle with big questions, go deeper, and walk closely through life with others. Adrian Blenkinsop, from Bible Society Australia, gives us some ideas to help young people see the Bible as an essential resource for life.

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Who Is The Holy Spirit?

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Mike Pilavachi - founder and leader of 'Soul Survivor', spoke at Northern Easter Camp this year. Caleb Slaney attended Easter Camp and interviewed Mike about the Holy Spirit.

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Seeking Godly Decisions

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What do you do when you can't decide?

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Good Grief

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How can we help teenagers cope with loss?

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Rest - To Marvel, To Celebrate

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Does busyness have a say in your worth? If we were to take a day without work, just to marvel and celebrate God's work, what could it look like?

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A Poem: God's Well

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Here we share a spoken word poem by Eric Soakai from Greenlane Christian Centre.

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The Transformational Role of Worship

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Worship has a huge role in forming, re-forming and transforming us to be less like our culture and more like Christ, and therefore enabling us to be a witness to it. I want to talk here about the importance of how we shape our gathered worship.

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Spiritual Practices - Simplicity and Generosity

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Many of us devote significant time, thought, money and fears on items that ultimately mean little to us. In contrast, minimal attention is focused on what we truly value unless circumstances shock us back into reality.

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Spiritual Practices - Rhythms and Rules of Life

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As part of my role as Youth Pastor at Titirangi Baptist Church and affiliation with 24-7 Youthwork, I mentor students at the local High School by teaching them to play the drums. The first lesson for each new student will often involve me displaying some of my drumming skills. I hope this can inspire them to see that I might have something to teach them. But more importantly, I want to convey this: discipline is the pathway to freedom.

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Loneliness

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Have you ever felt lonely? Your mind might instantly go right back to a time when you felt completely alone. You might remember the feelings of sadness, or frustration, or the feeling that no one understands, or I just don’t fit in....Maybe that’s where you are right now.

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Upside Down and Inside Out

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Originally from Ireland, Karen moved over to New Zealand three years ago on a one-year visa. She had always had a passion for youth ministry but had become burnt out to the extent that she didn’t think she would ever return to it. Yet this was not to be. When she arrived in New Zealand one Wednesday in 2011, she began volunteering as a youth leader at Doubtless Bay Christian Centre five days later.

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