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Our Spring edition of word4U2day has arrived. There's a fantastic article from Hillsong's Y&F featured in this issue as well. If you're new to word4U2day or not yet on our mailing list for the printed edition then now is a great time to sign up. It's really simple - just fill out this form with your personal details and we'll send you your own

JC Denim & Destiny Rescue

Need some new jeans? Consider supporting JC Epidemic and Destiny Rescue. Jim Bartle speaks about the inspiration behind JC Denim: 'JC Epidemic, the extreme sports ministry I founded with two friends, has been running 10 years this year. We’ve seen more ups and downs than one of our FMX/BMX shows.

Captive in Iran

Listen to the podcast, recorded live in the studio with 20Twenty host Neil Johnson as he chatted with Maryam and Marziyeh, believers from Iran who were imprisoned for their faith.. Maryam and Marziyeh will also speak at ten meetings in Australia from 26 June - 6 July. These two courageous women spent 259 days in Iran's most notorious prison with

Music, bikes and Christianity!

Sanctus Real, United Pursuit, Newworldson, JC Epidemic - yep, these are just a few of the Christian groups we've had writing exclusive feature articles for word4U2day. It's been a huge privilege to showcase them in our print edition over the last few issues and

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You can read through the Bible in about 60 hours! But who has time to sit down and do that? Our SoulFood reading plan will take you through the whole of Scripture in just one year. Spend just a few minutes each day in this easy-to-use systematic Bible reading plan. The daily SoulFood readings provided

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Your Life is a Tree

'Endure until your testing is over. Then you will be mature and complete...' James 1:4 GWT

Tomorrow is the official start of Spring. Flowers and stuff. Great. Then, a few months from now, spring will have sprung and it’ll be sizzling into summer. Your life works the same, in cycles and seasons. That means some periods of our lives are all green grass, shiny newness and fresh loveliness. It also means some periods will be dead leaves, rain and sniffles. Whichever you have right now, God’s on it. He’s the one who decides when we get spring–like growth seasons. And when we need a stretch of... being s t r e t c h e d... He brings us into (and through) it. ‘For everything there is a season.’ (Ecclesiastes 3:1 NLT) That’s not to downplay how outright rubbish those tough seasons can feel. But they’re a necessary part of God’s long–term plan. Think about a tree. The only reason it has space to grow strong, healthy, green leaves in spring is because it lost the leaves it’d finished with last autumn. And it only grew new ones after shivering, bare–branched, through winter. If everything looks barren and cold around you right now, we 100% guarantee it’s only for a time. In that time, the best thing you can do is stick to God, and let the difficulty He has allowed you to face do its work. Seasons come and go. So it’s important to have a stable centre to your life. Are there any places in your room that you can turn into ‘prayer spaces’? It doesn’t have to be a wooden bench to kneel at, it could even just be a beanbag. Make it special place to remind you to meet with God each day.

SoulFood: Phil 2:5-11; Rev 19:11-16; Acts 3:1-16; Matt 1:18-21

word4U2day (an adaptation of The Word for Today authored by Bob & Debby Gass) is published under licence by UCB Australia. 2014 UCB International Ltd
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