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Are you in the right place?

Scripture tells scores of stories about how great men & women messed up. Their failings are exposed so that we can be preserved. King David, one of the Bible's best loved leaders, really missed it - twice. He slept with a married woman and then a few years later, he listened to his insecurities and counted the people. These wrongs have something in common. One phrase is repeated before David fell, on both occasions: "It happened in the spring of…
Jo Naughton
27th April 2016
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Dump your Grump!

When we are believing God for our breakthrough, we often have a vivid picture of what victory will look like. We have played it out in our mind many times and cherished the moment of triumph. However, all too often, things don't go the way we expect. I'm sure the same was true for the disciples. Although Jesus had told them that He would suffer, I don't think they had any idea that a week after entering Jerusalem surrounded by…
Jo Naughton
20th April 2016
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Just Keep Going…

To achieve almost anything in life demands determination. We must be capable of continuing when others might give up. We must be able to withstand pressure without caving in. We must be able to handle failure and be ready to obey no matter the cost. Put simply, to get the best out of life, we need to become strong. We don't build our muscles by reading books about weight-lifting. We increase our power by applying hefty pressure in the gym.…
Jo Naughton
13th April 2016
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Don’t Get Derailed

We all go through troubling times, the Bible promises that. So it is vital that we learn how to handle hardship. God always has a plan for us to come out stronger, but satan seeks to use pain to make us change our ways. The devil want us to become wary or reluctant to continue doing good. Many Bible heroes were derailed by life's difficulties. I want us to look at Elisha to understand one way the devil tries to…
Jo Naughton
6th April 2016