King Belshazzar of Babylon organised a big party – over one thousand people attended. Amid all the revelry, an event occurred that brought all festivities to an immediate halt. A mysterious hand appeared and in fiery letters wrote a chilling message on the wall of the king’s palace. Watch the clip below as we investigate the amazing story of the handwriting on the wall that rocked an ancient empire and brought about the demise of its insolent king.
Our modern problem is self-obsession and pride. And they are both tough and difficult things to break through. In this video, we look at how our loving and patient God dealt with the prideful and self-obsessed King Nebuchadnezzar. As you watch this clip, I invite you to consider how God has been working in your life. How far along have you come?
The issues in the book of Daniel are worship and obedience. The issues in the last days will be worship and obedience. It is important that each of us remains faithful to God. Do you want to be loyal and obedient to God now, so that you, too, might be loyal and true to God when the difficult times come? Find out how in our new program, “Daniel 3 – Facing the Fiery Furnace”
Jealous and hateful men sought to destroy a rival by throwing him into a den of lions. Watch this clip, the first in a series of six, and discover stories of dreams, visions, insanity, hatefulness, all alongside those of fidelity, trust, honour and faithfulness. Watch this clip to find out all of these stories that happened in a time and place far removed from today but is relevant in the world that we live in now.
Your mind is your most important and precious asset. Not only do you become what you think about, but you also become what you feed into your mind on a regular basis. If you want to be positive, optimistic and happy, then watch this clip and discover the 12 steps to positive thinking for success.
In the Bible, peace is not a passive word. It’s an active word. It doesn’t only mean the absence of something, but the existence of something. That’s what Jesus meant when He said, “Blessed are the peacemakers.”
One of the saddest things that can ever happen to a parent is to have one of their children die. It’s heart-wrenching, soul destroying and unimaginable. It’s a grief that is like no other and that lasts a lifetime. How do parents cope? How do they bear the depth of the pain? Watch the clip below and find out how you can find comfort even in the most painful situations in your life.
Our nation was horrified when an Australian woman, Hannah Clarke and her three children were incinerated in their car in a murder-suicide by her estranged husband, Rowan Baxter, on 19 February 2020. The murders created an outpouring of grief and highlighted the prevalence of domestic violence in our society.
The gift of the Holy Spirit is vital to our walk with Jesus. The disciples recognised this and prayed unceasingly for this gift leading up to Pentecost. We need to pray for the Holy Spirit too. We need to ask God to send us this gift so that we can experience guidance, comfort, conviction, and the abiding presence of truth in our lives.
The disciples of Jesus were united in a common goal. They prayed together, they had harmonious relationships with one another, and they had a clear, common goal. These three aspects made their prayers extremely powerful. It is this type of prayer that can truly cause seismic shifts across the globe. Watch this clip to know more about the power of prayer that brought the Holy Spirit down.
It’s easy to be happy when the sun is shining, and everything is rosy, but it is almost impossible to find joy in the dark and trying times. Learning to trust God, even in our darkest moments, can bring us happiness. The Bible promises us that if we choose to trust God, regardless of our circumstances, we will find happiness in the most unexpected places. Watch the story of Jehoshaphat and find a glimpse of how we too can experience lasting happiness.
We are currently in a unique and challenging situation. Our country and our leaders are pushed to the limit, and we need to spend more time on our knees praying for them as they make tough decisions ahead. Our intercessory prayers can make a huge difference in the outcome of their actions. Watch this incredible clip to find out more about the power of intercessory prayer and how it can help empower and enlighten others.
It can be easy to think we’re in control of our lives but the truth is we need God and the good news is He is only a prayer away. We can always talk to Him, always call on Him in every situation we face. We are never alone. In victory or defeat, may we always lean on God through prayer and seek Him for the courage and wisdom we need to face what lies ahead. Watch this clip if you would like to know more about prayer and how you can face the future with faith and courage.
Do you sometimes wonder if God hears your prayers? Are there times when you pray and pray but it feels like those prayers don’t go any higher than the ceiling? Prayer can create a small space of time, where we can clear our minds and wait for God to speak to us, as clearly and as certainly as we speak to him. Watch this clip if you would like to know more about prayer and how it can help you deal with the challenges of life.
The recorded victories in the past gave us one important lesson about prayer and that is the power of intercessory prayer. Prayer can change hearts, even the most unforgiving hearts. As we’re nearing the end of time, may we forgive those who have wronged us, for Christ Himself has forgiven us too.
Imagine a new pandemic. No, not a killer, but a healer. A new pandemic of Prayer and Bible Study. Our world badly needs hope, it needs healing, it needs help, assurance, salvation. Our world needs Jesus. He offers a spirit of peace in place of fear, and a spirit of hope in place of worry. As Covid – 19 and the protests send the world into crisis – it sends us to our knees and to our Bibles. Let’s start a pandemic of prayer and be released from the chains of sin.
Talking to God – prayer – is an important part of developing a lively and dynamic relationship with God. Do you find that you have trouble keeping your prayer life going? Have you ever wished you found more joy in prayer? More meaning? Would you like to open up a channel of communication with heaven, that can bring you into direct contact with God Himself? Watch this clip to discover 10 simple steps to a powerful prayer life.
The times we are living in are terrifying and fraught with so much insecurity. So, what is the answer? Should we give in to fear? Jump back in terror when someone coughs a metre from us? During a time like this, it is important that we anchor our life in Jesus. He is able to keep us safe even in the midst of the worst storms. We can turn to Him for wisdom, comfort and guidance but above all, we can turn to Him for peace.
When a crisis looms or drops in your lap, how do you cope? Do you get angry, do you panic, do you pretend it’s not happening? It’s easy to have an emotional response to the circumstances around us. The difficulty lies in bringing balance to our emotions, so they don’t consume us. If you’d like to develop your emotional intelligence or your ability to cope better, regardless of what life throws at you, watch this clip.
Is it possible to prepare ourselves emotionally and spiritually to meet any and every crisis we might face in the future? Is there a simple guide that can keep our minds and our hearts sane during a time of chaos? Watch this video and learn how to plug into an infinite and unfailing source of strength to help us through dark and difficult days.
Have you ever felt isolated and lonely, even when you are not on your own? Have you ever felt hurt and rejected? Have you stayed isolated, lonely and hurting as a result? In this video, Gary Kent shares 3 principles, from the Bible, for dealing with isolation and having a fulfilling life regardless of the circumstances.
Feeling lonely and isolated? You’re not alone. More than a quarter of Australians and New Zealanders report being lonely. And nearly 55% of the population said they feel they lack companionship at least sometimes. Even before the outbreak of the Coronavirus, loneliness was recognised as a social and emotional epidemic. But what can we do to quell loneliness? Especially during these unusual times? Join Gary Kent as he looks into what the Bible says about loneliness and true joy and fellowship that can be found first in Jesus.
Television, radio and social media are filled with information about the Covid-19 pandemic. We’re all concerned and worried about our well-being. However, do you know there are a few things you can do to help strengthen your immune system? And none of them involve wearing a full hazmat suit. Gary Kent gives us 8 simple steps on how to boost our immunity.