If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. 2 Cor 5:17
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Who am I?
Since this is by and large the work of one person, you may want to know a bit about me.
I am Derek Leaf, former leader of the UK Navigator’s Student Ministry. I am married to Eva and we have 4 children.
Much of my life story appears in the sections on Experiences of faith.
I also write a blog which you can read at adaringfaith.com
Three elements of one picture
Most photos are from Serif’s royalty free DVDs.
Some are taken by myself or my son. All the Elephant photos - Ben Leaf
The following pages have photos used with permission from the photographer.
The following are from Flicker from photographers willing for photos to be used if the photographer is acknowledged. Thank you for the privilege of using the photos.
FAQ - Wok (Flickr)
Believing & Faith for life - Widelec.com
Suffering - Aivis Ilsters
Tried and Failed & Essentials of faith alefbetac
God’s invitation - Aivis Ilsters
How can I be accepted by God
How do I meet God & Meet God
How do I do good & Do Good
Jerad Hill Photographer
How can I be free to love & free to love
Join the family & The family
What is Baptism & Baptism
Marc McMullan Hamilton NZ
What is communion & Communion
Grow as a Christian - –Tico–
Words for growth - Happy Sleepy
God is approachable Smiling Jesus
Mercy Aivis Ilsters
Jesus the man Travis S
Be Generous - kodamakitty
Who is the Holy Spirit onishenko-14
Live by the Spirit Devign Elements
Search the Scritputres Steel Wool
Christ’s return - istolethetv
Prayer - Group fntr23
Nurture love for God mystuart
Response to suffering - Aivis Ilsters
Truth lies Vinni123-6
World system sunnyUK
Discussion Dynamics - Wendel F
Purpose2 - alter1fo
Purpose 10 LetAcia Cruz
Disciple & Discipleship - Travis S
Peace with God - from a picture at Redhill Christian Centre.
Origins - Jess Leaf
In the Disciple Making and Reflection sections -
Scripture quotations taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version.
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In the Map of Faith and Beginnings sections -
. Scripture quotations taken from
the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, Copyright © 1996, 2004, 2007 by Tyndale House Foundation, Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. Carol Stream Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.
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