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Day 73 of Adventure bound

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I am okay. I get anxious sometimes, but I am always reminded that the worlds worries does not matter much the moment I sit at His feet, in awe.
I still make compromises when it comes to making time for Him and I use my energy levels as an excuse. I have this ego in my head about what a compromise is, settling for something less. Why do we do this?
It is getting harder and harder for me to greet the people in the Jbay community. Because every goodbye is one closer to the real thing you know. Leaving them is going to be hard and I get all gooie and mushie inside when I think about this. I love them and they are a part of me now. 
This moring in the prayer session they prayed for Adventure bound. I felt so loved and encourage. Thank You Jesus for these people and what they are doing. 
So yes within less than a week we fly out to go and love people. Thank you Jesus
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My worth?

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As I stood knee deep in the Picific Ocean of Thailand I asked the Father for a new revelation of the cross. God answered in an unexpected way by speaking words of identity and encouragement over me, leading me to write the following:

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Daily Dependence

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Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.     

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The Mystery

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Jesus is the mystery.

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UNITED IN CHRIST

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So yeah, I’m back with yet another blog and I’m personally very excited for this blog. It was something I never really thought of and when I really sat down and talked to God about this, it was like a HUGE revelation (I know there is a lot of them). I pray that Jesus will once again talk to you more and more throughout this blog and that this will also be a revelation to all of you reading this blog.So the topic for this blog is UNITED IN CHRIST and I know, we all heard that term a lot, but let us look past the overused term and let us go deeper into what that term really means.

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Beautiful Israel

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First, we went to Bethlehem.

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Sounds the call to come together...

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Sounds the call to come together, and united we shall stand. 

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Thought on fasting

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I can't believe went by so fast. Last weekend we were at the Bloemfontein prayer meeting where over one MILLION people came together to pray for South Africa. What a amazing experience. You could feel the unity! But it doesn't stop there. We need to become a praying nation. We need to keep praying for our country. Fighting the battle on our knees.

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In awe of Him

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Angus heard God's heart and acted apon it, calling a nation to stand together. The 22nd of April was the prayer meeting in bloemfontein where 1.7 million people attended and I had the immense privilege to be one of them.

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Waiting on Him

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Nadine bloemWhen I look around me I see a crowd of people. A rainbow nation from everywhere seeking one perpose. To pray to God to save our nation.

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Meeting Daniel before a road trip

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For the Sake of Family

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Daily family life is always crazy and a little chaotic. A Global family life is not that different.

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Dancing In The Dark

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From the streets of China to the mountains of Nepal. This was where I was taught that 'different' and 'dark' may have been studied from the wrong angle.

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MUSICALITY

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Hello everyone. So here we go again, but this time I want to tell all of you something that touched my heart ( yeah yeah I know, I always say that!! ). In this eighth blog of mine you are most likely going to learn things about me that you didn’t know ( it is not serious deep stuff don’t worry thats for a later blog. ) and there will be things you do know about me. Okay so here we go.

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One body, many parts

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"For as we have many members in one body, but all the members do not have the same function, so we, being many, are one body in Christ, and individually members of one another.”

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Sharing Jesus without saying Jesus

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My biggest challange this year but alo my biggest revelation was how to share Jesus when I am not allowed to say His name.

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Seeing the beauty in the brokenness

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Nepal a country that will see me again. As I walked out of the airport to the mini bus that is taking us to the church where we stayed, I had peace in my heart and knew it is a place that I would love to come back to one day.

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Shepherd of my soul

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My foundation was shaken. It already started in China and carried on in Nepal. How we live and react to things that happen to us depends on what we believe about Jesus (i.e. The foundation that was built). Once you allow Jesus to come in to your house and some belief that you have that is not of Him...that belief starts to waver. Do you allow Him to set the truth as the foundation (a truth that is more solid and constant) or do you carry on building on something that is ignorant of Who Jesus is and what He did on the cross for you (that is wavering and unstable)?

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Going back in time

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Going to Nepal I felt like I was taken back to the Bible time. When you read about golden idols that people made and worshipped you don't really comprehend the intensity of it untill you see it for youself.

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Chaotically crazy and colourful

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They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. All the believers were together and had everything in common. They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need. Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.
(Acts 2:42-47)

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Training goes on...

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Newsletter February 2017

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In the beginning...

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Newsletter January 2017

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The clouds of identity

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God will always meet you at that crossroad... where you are, breaking down feeling unworthy or maybe not, maybe you are even standing there in awe. In wonder of who He is, what you have done and His grace that is just sweeping over in. It does not even matter where you are at, He will meet you there.

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A vessel of power

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We spent the past two weeks in Kathmandu, Nepal, mostly serving and encouraging our fellow believers.Tomorrow we are off to New Delhi, India.

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God of the unfit and ordinary

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The empty streets of Bethlehem were filled with a quiet novelty that danced in the gentle orange splashes as the sun rose over the birth town of my Saviour.

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THROUGH AND THROUGH

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Ladies and Gents, welcome to blog number 7. Today I felt it heavy on my heart to talk about something that, I think, people are unsure off. I also think that there are some people who are struggling in life because of it, but in any case that is what I think. I want you to open your hearts and let Jesus talk to you today.

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Being open

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She sinned much therefore she loved much.
How do you wrap your mind around this?

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I belong.

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The past few weeks have been crazy busy, but at the same time a great period of growth and being stretched. I learnt so much and God was just so present, showing me that He is with me no matter what, but it was tough. Here is a little something that sums up what was happening inside.

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Stay in Him

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My first post and we've been on this journey for over 3 weeks. We've been super busy with #imagine and the opening of the Jeffreys Bay high school Global Leadership Academy. We've been learning a lot about serving and with what heart you are serving.
Our vision is Live, Serve & Grow. We have been challenged to live together as a team doing everything together. You can imagine that with 6 girls living in a small space. I can't lie. It's been great. We have a lot of fun but it has it's challenges.
I feel like this is a great time of being shaped and equipped for community living and what it looks like. A struggle for me is that I become dependent on the people around me to bring me closer to God. Feed of their journey and experiences. This is obviously a problem...
We had a long term missionary come talk to us about what she is doing in Jordan and it was very inspiring to hear how she was called to go there and she made me ask a question to myself, if the Lord calls me to go somewhere will I be willing to listen and let go of the people and do what He wants me to do? To be honest I would hate to leave the people behind I've been walking a journey with but then I have to ask the question whether I don't want to leave them behind because I am depending on them to keep my relationship going with Jesus.
Something in my heart needs to change and I should just take the time to sit down and spend time with Him to build a real relationship so that when He does call me to go somewhere that I will be dependent on Him for everything. My focus should be on Him and no one else should influence my decisions when He calls me to do something.
Community is important but it can become dangerous when you have the wrong heart about it.
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China

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A beginning and an end.
The obvious is that this was our first country and that this was the beginning of our journey.
From the onset of our journey God has come and shown me the joy in serving other's, specifically those that serve Him where others dare not stay.
The end is less obvious and, more...
An end to self deception, an end to self pity and most importantly an end to past fixation. I  had been clutching like a corner stone.
Wearing a grudge like a crown, unable to forgive.
But not anymore!
I can gladly say that a paradoxical mind shift has come upon me. I have more patience, I can truly smile once more and I mostly think before I speak. Still under construction.
Thanks be to God. I gave away the stone and there is only One who wears the crown.
I would​ say that I woefully regret the time it has taken me to get to this point but then ofcourse I would not be at this point.
God has shown me so much during such a short period of time and I am yet to grasp the magnitude of what's ​to come. My physical bag is getting heavier and heavier but I'm glad to say that my spiritual bag is getting lighter by the day.
I let go.
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