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Rise: For Such A Time As This?

Covid-19’s impact on our world has been both crippling and devastating for many. It is our new global enemy and everyone, everywhere, is battling this invisible giant. Covid-19 has affected world leaders, governments, and our churches. It has brought fear […]

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Coping With Covid – A medic’s view

We are living in unprecedented times at present, such that none of us in healthcare have ever experienced before. In my practice we have changed to telephone triage of all patients, rather them seeing them face to face. I have […]

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Peace in Pandemic

The world has been hit with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It’s everywhere on the news, pinging on our smartphones and in our social media streams. There’s no getting away from it! Governments are asking people to stop creating fake news […]

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The Ultimate Act of Love

God walked amongst His creation. Jesus was born of a virgin, God incarnate, God amongst mortals. Nothing more amazing ever came into this world, so why did Jesus – the Promise, the Son of God – have to die? The […]

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Love One Another

Showing the love of Jesus is critical to authentic Christianity. It’s His amazing love that brings us all into His Kingdom through salvation and it’s the church – His instrument of change – which is the vehicle that keeps us […]

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The Problem With Gossip… Is That We All Do It!

‘Gossip’: casual or unconstrained conversation or reports about other people, typically involving details which are not confirmed as true. Synonyms: spread/circulate rumours/stories, tittle-tattle, talk, whisper, tell tales, muckrake. We know gossip is a sin but somehow we see it as […]

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God, the Master Weaver: The Story of Joseph

It’s very easy for us to become comfortable with our lives. We can find a level of satisfaction in the things we have, our possessions, careers, education and even our family, and this can cause us to become complacent and […]

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The Marketplace and Church

One of the questions pastors get asked is “how should I conduct my business when it involves people from church as potential customers?” To answer this question it is helpful to look at the Gospels; they relate two instances when […]

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Nine Essentials for Starting the Year Right

Starting the year right means we are focused on ending right. We enter the year full of faith, believing God for great things that move us into a life of satisfaction without sorrow. “Forget the former things; do not dwell […]

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Chip Kawalsingh (Senior Pastor of Harvest City Church) He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us. For […]

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When Heroes Fall

Barrister Constance Briscoe has been jailed for 16 months for lying to police in ex-cabinet minister Chris Huhne’s speeding points case. The punishment sent out the message that “nobody is above the law”. Jailing her, judge Mr Justice Baker said […]

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Pastor Chip’s JC Teacher

This is my Junior Church teacher, Mrs Earleen Small. She taught me from infant till I was old enough for youth group. I can assure you I wasn’t the easiest of kids (as you can tell from the video!), however […]

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Who is Your Hero?

There are many people that we can look to for inspiration. People like the civil rights activists Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks, and Olympic sportsmen and women like Mo Farrah and Ellie Simmonds are heroes to many. One of […]

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Samuel L. Jackson’s True Identity (and yours, too!)

Reporter Sam Rubin is learning the hard way that people are very protective of their identity after confusing Samuel L. Jackson for another actor. From the BBC News website: Actor Samuel L Jackson has scolded a US TV host who […]

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Give and You Will Receive

Pastor Chip Kawalsingh 1 Samuel 2:30 (NKJV) – But now the LORD says: ‘Far be it from Me; for those who honour Me I will honour, and those who despise Me shall be lightly esteemed.’ Honour is a beautiful word; […]

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Soul Man

Pastor Chip Kawalsingh Matthew 28:18-20 (NLT) – Jesus came and told his disciples, “I have been given all authority in heaven and on earth. Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the […]

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Above the Below

Pastor Chip Kawalsingh Colossians 3:2 (NIV) – Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. Things that affect us all can sometimes be tough to deal with. For some things like rain, changes in the weather, feeling sick […]

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Strengthened by Grace

Pastor Chip Kawalsingh 2 Corinthians 12:8-10 (NLT) – Three different times I begged the Lord to take it away. Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad […]

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Dancing in the Rain

Sarah Kawalsingh 1 John 3:8 (NKJV) – For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that He might destroy the works of the devil. If someone was to tell you that there is a battle raging right in front […]

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