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If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. 2 Cor 5:17

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Explore new horizons of a living faith

These pages are designed to aid study or investigation for Christian discipleship through individual Bible study, Cell groups, Home groups, or meeting one to one.  The questions could be used alone allowing each person to use their own Bible.


Illustrations simplify key concepts of what it means to be a Christian

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Develop in faith - Journey

Jesus was uncompromising in His message of discipleship. This illustration explores the ramifications of a message that is central to the gospels - If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself, take up his cross and follow me.

   The Journey Illustration

Become a Christian - Bridge to Life

The entry way to eternal life is profoundly simple. It focuses on faith in Christ. This illustration takes you through the decision involved.

  The Bridge Illustration

What is life all about?

Paul through his prayers for young churches reveals something of the purpose of the life that God has given to us..

  Purpose of life

A Balanced Christian life - The Wheel

Jesus simplified all the law of the Bible down to two great commandments.  Here is an illustration that draws on this simplification.

   The Wheel Illustration

Our cultural mindset - Secular Circle

While interviewing students over a number of years I came to understand the underlying belief system of our everyday culture. A system that begins and ends with enjoyment.

  Secular Circle Illustration