My Prized Asset

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How do you value yourself? In this celebrity era, comparisons are often made to movie and football stars, or what position you have in a company, what your earning capacity is, and what your family think of you. Your ‘value’ is then rated accordingly.

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Team Player

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Have you ever had the experience of being on a good team? Good teams are hard to come by. When you actually manage to get on a good team, you get the privilege of achieving victory, success and progress together, which brings with it a massive sense of achievement and satisfaction.

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Loving God

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Teach the vision line-by-line. Keep it short.

1 John 4: 16, 17  [NLT]
‘Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God. Anyone who loves is a child of God and knows God.
We know how much God loves us, and we have put our trust in his love.
God is love, and all who live in love live in God, and God lives in them.’

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Make a difference

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The Starfish Story
Original Story by Loren Eisley
One day a man was walking along the beach, when he noticed a boy hurriedly picking up and gently throwing things into the ocean.
Approaching the boy, he asked, ‘Young man, what are you doing?’
The boy replied, ‘Throwing starfish back into the ocean. The surf is up and the tide is going out. If I don’t throw them back, they’ll die.’
The man laughed to himself and said, ‘Don’t you realize there are miles and miles of beach and hundreds of starfish? You can’t make any difference!’
After listening politely, the boy bent down, picked up another starfish, and threw it into the surf. Then, smiling at the man, he said, ‘I made a difference to that one.’

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Follow • pursue • enjoy

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As I was praying about what to write about in this edition of FLCG connect, I was wonderfully directed to the answer by the Holy Spirit while reading my daily chapter. I read these great words in 2 Timothy 2:22: ‘Follow anything that makes you want to do right. Pursue faith and love and peace and enjoy the companionship of those who call on the Lord with pure hearts.’ (NLT)

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Spoons vs. diggers

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Two Leaders (we’ll call them Leader One and Leader Two) were given the assignment to go out, build, and look after the poor. They received equal budgets for this project. They were given £20 each.

Leader One went to the DIY superstore with his group. They looked at lots of different digging implements, but decided if they bought the cheapest tool they could find they would be able to give more to the poor. They spent £2 on a spoon and gave £18 to the poor.

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Stand – handy hints for victorious living!

standGod wants you to live a victorious life. His plan is for you to be able to overcome every obstacle or difficulty that comes your way in any area of your life – spirit, soul, body, finances or relationships.  Sometimes attacks from Satan come in one or two or every area of your life and it can be difficult to stand!  Here are some tools that will help you to stand:

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