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To Me To Live Is Christ!

Born in 1914 within the city of London, Ian Thomas dedicated his life to the service of the Lord as a child. At age 19, Ian became a “windmill of activity … every moment of [his] day was packed tight...
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What Does ‘So Busy’ Really Mean?

When did 'So Busy', supersede 'fine' as the stock standard answer to Joey's question, 'How you doing?' It is as if being 'busy' has become a medal of honour. As if being 'busy' makes us important. As if being 'not...
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A Conversation With Ray Comfort

Well-known Kiwi evangelist Ray Comfort is relentless of his sharing Christ to the lost. Authentic Magazine's Dave Firth caught up with him to see how things were going and to talk about what's holding Christian men back from sharing their...
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Is Your Faith Exciting?

There are few things quite so boring as being religious, but there is nothing quite so exciting as being a Christian! Most folks have never discovered the difference between the one and the other, so that there are those who...
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Playing Hard & Standing Firm For Jesus

Tyler Boyd has an impressive record. He has played for Waikato FC, New Zealand under 20's, the Wellington Phoenix, the All Whites and in the European Champions League. He talks to us about the challenges of being on the other...
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Authentic Work: Living His life, His way!

So, what is authentic work? Well, it’s basically what the Christian life should look like in the workplace! In Col 3:23 Paul says ‘Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for...
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Crucifixion: Good Friday or Good Wednesday?

I have often been asked this question about Good Friday:"How can there be three days and three nights between Friday and Sunday?" The observances of Good Friday and Easter Sunday have perpetuated the traditional chronology that the crucifixion took place...
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The Impossible Task

I have three boys. And I have a vision to see each of them grow up to be mighty men of God.  But I have a problem. I am insufficient for the task.  When my oldest son, Hudson, turned 12...
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5 Ways Christian Marketing Must Be Different

The term ‘marketing’ can make some Christians cringe. But like it or not, ‘marketing’ is what churches and Christian ministries do everyday as they create content that they want others to see and engage with. When done in God’s strength...