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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

It's really simple.

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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Now this is smart! You can listen to Vision and selected podcasts, read and listen to The Word for Today, read word4U2day, and a whole heap more with the UCB app. Our free download for Kindle Fire has just launched! And of course the app is still available from Apple’s App Store, Windows 
   
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Jesus-Like (4) -- Except Not, Though.

'...Take the yoke I give you. Put it on your shoulders and learn from Me...' Matthew 11:29 CEV

Have the last three days got you worried? Does the challenge to ‘live like Jesus’ sound too much? Stop, and maybe even write this down somewhere. The first call of Christianity is not ‘Live Like Jesus’. The first call is: ‘Come Home, All Is Forgiven.’ The call to live like Jesus is for after that. It’s for after you’ve come home, after you’ve been picked up and held safe by the Father of the universe. So if you’re worried that you’re not thinking, or acting, like Jesus, don’t panic your way out of His arms. From inside those arms you can watch His heart and thoughts close up. It’s only once you’re home that you can see how the Son deals with problems. Sure, we really want you to live like Jesus. (Fact is, we really want us all to live like Jesus...) Imagine what the world would be like if we all did. But if we allow ourselves to slip into thinking, ‘If I don’t live like Jesus... am I really a Christian?...’ we’ve allowed ourselves to swallow the secret lie that it depended on us being holy enough, or doing enough ‘things’ as a Jesus–copy. That’s not what the Cross was for. Living like Jesus is something that God grows (and not overnight) in the lives of those who have been called to Him whilst they were still dirty, tired, and broken. The only thing that every single one of us needs to ‘do’ is receive the love of His Father. The rest comes from there.



SoulFood: Zech 5-8; Luke 23:1-12; Ps 39; Pro 24:26-28

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