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Fueled By Faith in God

© 2022 Jason Willock / Harvest City Church The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it. The world and all its people belong to him. (Psalm 24:1) We cannot deny the financial pressure that we are all currently experiencing […]

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Loving God in 2022

© 2022 Tanya Goffin / Harvest City Church ‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your strength, and all your mind.’ And, ‘Love your neighbour as yourself.’ (Luke 10:27—see also Mark 12:30; […]

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The Gift of Encouragement

© 2022 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church I recently read an article on encouragement by Ray Ortlund and it got me thinking, do we encourage each other enough? ‘I have never met anyone suffering from too much encouragement in […]

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God Is With You

© 2021 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant […]

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Eyes Of Faith

© 2021 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church ‘We need to see things through eyes of faith, not through our circumstances.’ These are the words that the Lord woke me up with a few weeks ago. I’d had one of […]

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Giving: The Seed That Grows Miracles

© 2021 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church The Bible often uses ‘seed’ as a metaphor for finances and giving as an act of worship. Think about those two things: worship and giving. Both are required by the Lord, for […]

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The Ultimate Gardener

© 2021 Jen Goffin / Harvest City Church Last year I decided to try my hand at gardening—with mixed success. My garden has been neglected for too long. Apart from occasional lawn mowing and cutting back bushes I haven’t done […]

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Back To Normal?

© 2021 Tate Kandi / Harvest City Church Throughout the pandemic, apart from, ‘You’re on mute!’, I would guess the most popular phrase has been, ‘I can’t wait to get back to normal’. As the country begins to slowly open […]

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Handling Offence In The Church

© 2021 Tanya Goffin / Harvest City Church In Matthew 18:15-35 Jesus teaches His disciples His prescription for conflict resolution in the church. The situation He is addressing here is a very common one: a church member feels upset or […]

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Authority Of The Bible: Part 2

© 2021 Nick Goffin / Harvest City Church HAS THE BIBLE BEEN ACCURATELY PRESERVED? In this article, we cover the second of our two questions: Has the Bible been accurately preserved? How can we be confident that the letter Paul […]

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Authority Of The Bible: Part 1

© 2021 Nick Goffin / Harvest City Church IS THE BIBLE HISTORICALLY RELIABLE? As Christians, we believe that when we read our Bibles, we are reading the inspired Word of God. But is it reliable? Is the Bible telling the […]

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Medicine and God’s Power

© 2021 Tanya Goffin / Harvest City Church Our health can be an area of great confusion and different opinions in the church today. Here are two views that are at opposite ends of the spectrum of belief in this […]

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Planted and Rooted

© 2021 Daniel Ndlovu / Harvest City Church Since the sudden, unexpected changes to our lives brought about by the pandemic—working from home, having to isolate, lockdown—there has been an increase in start-up businesses as individuals look to alternative revenue […]

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Taking Control of Our Thought Life

© 2021 Hannah Johnston / Harvest City Church God has a plan for our lives—and it’s a great plan! In fact, it’s a wonderful, outstanding, supreme, cream-of-the-crop, icing-on-the-cake plan! It’s so amazing that if you were to take it all […]

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Kindness

© 2021 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church “For the Lord your God is living among you. He is a mighty savior. He will take delight in you with gladness. With his love, he will calm all your fears. He […]

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Looking After My Body

© 2021 KJ Chikwanha / Harvest City Church In light of rising uncertainty and worry in this global pandemic people have had to come to grips with the reality that our physical health is equally as important as our spiritual […]

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Faith for a Future You Can’t Yet See

© 2021 Kate Gooch / Harvest City Church In the middle of a global pandemic and economic uncertainty the last thing we might think to do is to give to God. The natural temptation is to gain financial security by […]

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The Master Builder of Our Future

© 2021 Tanya Goffin / Harvest City Church Many people are worried about what the future holds for them and their families. Life has become uncertain and difficult in so many areas, including health (especially mental health), jobs and finance. […]

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The Master Builder of Our Finances

© 2021 Jason Willock / Harvest City Church Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you in full – pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount […]

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Know Your Truth

© 2021 Wendy Kandi / Harvest City Church “Even if I testify about myself,” Jesus replied, “My testimony is true, because I know where I came from and where I’m going. But you don’t know where I come from or […]

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‘Cause I’m Happy!

© 2021 Chip Kawalsingh / Harvest City Church ‘A happy heart is good medicine and a joyful mind causes healing.’ (Proverbs 17:22a) Laughter is medicine for the soul! It blows away the cobwebs in our minds and gives us a […]

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Keeping Our Grip On God Through Loss

© 2020 Tracey Mann / Harvest City Church I am writing this two days since we should have been celebrating our eldest son Tom’s 29th birthday. My husband and I marked the day by visiting his grave as we have […]

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Serving the Lord Wholeheartedly

© 2020 Nsovo Mabasa / Harvest City Church But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of […]

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Raising a Young Family in a Fear-Filled World

© 2020 Bianca Ndlovu / Harvest City Church Most of us have heard the phrase ‘back in my day’ or ‘when I was a kid’ from the older generation, followed by ‘music was real music not this noise you listen […]

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Faith and Reason

© 2020 Nick Goffin / Harvest City Church It is a common belief that faith and reason are opposing forces that are mutually exclusive. You are either a person of faith or a person of intelligence. To have faith means […]

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