I have an encouraging message for you and your loved ones, God’s unmerited favour is upon you.

I think it was 2008, when my friend, whom we will call her Mary to protect her identity, came to sit next to me at church. As I saw her, I felt Jesus asked me to give her my jacket. Now friends, my tailor-made white leather jacket was one of the best, so I tried to ignore the prompting of the Holy Spirit until I was 110% certain. So I gave it to Mary eventually. The following night, Mary rang and told me that the night before the church service, she was on a blind date and got drugged and date-raped. I was stunned. Yet after we were done on the phone, I felt God’s strong presence and He spoke to me, “Daughter, I want you to give her your white leather jacket because she felt naked and dirty before Me. But in My eyes, she is as white as snow although she does not know that yet.” I wept and once again was in awe of His amazing grace.

I don’t know how your walk with The Lord is, but I want to encourage you that as you have invited Jesus into your heart, He sees you as a final product because He is able. He sees you as holy and righteous, a priest, a holy nation and a light unto this world (1 Peter 2:9, Matthew 5:14).

As you choose to believe in your new identity and continue to trust Him to transform you, you will see His mighty hand move the mountains that you cannot move by yourself.

As you look at your troubled teenager, do you dare to say “my son is a rebel”? Beloved, please don’t. It is the same as saying God is finished with your son, yourself, your marriage, your finances, your health or whatever mountain you are facing. Beloved, remind yourself with the scripture that you are God’s workmanship (Ephesians 2:10). Everything around you, as well as yourself, are not yet a finished work, so trust Him and stop labelling them with wrong identity. Though you may sometimes feel condemned due to addictions or circumstances, take your Christ-given identity even in the midst of your failures and say aloud: “I am the apple of God’s eye, His prized possession. I am righteous and blameless, because Jesus’ blood on the cross has redeemed me.” (Zechariah 2:8, Psalm 17:8, Romans 8:1)

I pray that this will encourage you, and it is never too late to believe in your new identity. They will surely come to pass.

Sandra Lai
Business Owner

Elevate S2, St Lucia Morning Service

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NORMAL PRICING

WA, NZ & International

Adults / Youth (13 - 17 years) / Family (2 adults plus kids under 4) - $149

QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS, SA

Adults - $179
Youth (13 - 17 years) - $159
Family (2 adults plus kids under 4) - $179

What's included in your Registration?

  • A cup of freshly brew coffee each day
  • All meals provided (3 lunches & 2 dinners)
  • Refreshments
  • Special demographic sphere sessions for families, working adults, uni students and youth.

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SPECIAL OFFER

$109 (ends 30 November)

Adults / Youth / Family (2 adults plus kids under 4)

What's included in your Registration?

  • A cup of freshly brew coffee each day
  • All meals provided (3 lunches & 2 dinners)
  • Refreshments
  • Special demographic sphere sessions for families, working adults, uni students and youth.

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KIDS CONFERENCE

PRICE

$15 (without meal)
$55 (with 3 lunches and 2 dinners)

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PROGRAM

Thursday, 5 July

Registration: 8:30am
Session 1: 9:00am
Break: 10:40am
Session 2: 11:00am
Lunch: 12:00pm
Breakout Sessions: 1:00pm
Free Time: 3:00pm
Dinner: 4:45pm
Session 3: 6:00pm

Friday, 6 July

Session 4: 9:00am
Break: 10:40am
Session 5: 11:00am (demographic spheres)
Lunch: 12:00pm
Breakout Sessions: 1:30pm (optional)
Free Time: 2:45pm
Dinner: 4:45pm
Session 6: 6:00pm (Missions)

Saturday, 7 July

Session 7: 9:00am
Break: 10:40am
Session 8: 11:20am
Closing: 12:05pm
Lunch: 12:20pm

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TRAVEL & ACCOMODATION

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Please book your flights to leave Brisbane after 5pm.

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Breakout & Demographics Spheres

Day 1 / Breakout Topics

/ Parenting Children with Challenging Behaviour

/ Enjoying Parenting Babies

/ Handling Peer Pressure

/ Sharing Hope in Crisis

/ Speaking Truth in Love in light of Same-Sex Marriage

/ Apologetics

/ Simplify Your Life for the Gospel

/ Discipling Millennnials

Day 2 / Demographic Spheres

/ Family - Getting Real about Marriage

/ Working Adults - The Ministry of Work

/ Students - Missions at Tough Places

/ Youth - Ready to Soar at your Next Life Station

Day 2 / Breakout Topics (Optional)

/ I want to communicate God's Word to others in a helpful way

/ I want to finance God's kingdom (working adults)

/ I want to raise godly children (families)

/ I want to help someone out of addiction

/ I want to reach communities

/ I want to reach out to my colleagues (working adults)

/ I want to reach out through creative medium

/ I want to reach out to my parents/siblings.

This session is to provide the avenue for people who are passionate about living out love on a particular frontline, to come together and exchange practical ideas of doing it personally or together.

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RAVI SUNDAR

Rev. D. Ravi Sundar is a leader with zeal, committed to God-given vision and founded Shalom Church in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India in the year 2001. Pastor Ravi is a well-known and well-respected preacher who has traveled to over 16 nations declaring the good news of our Lord Jesus Christ in Churches, sharing principles of leadership at Seminars, encouraging pastors conducting prayer drives and planted 76 churches across the countries Sri Lanka, Fiji and Philippines.

A shepherd at heart, he identifies and understands the challenges of pastoral ministry and makes every effort to uplift pastors and their families. He strongly believes that Church must make an impact on society. The ministry of Pastor Ravi reaches to thousands of people across India and his messages are a blessing to the sick, the brokenhearted and to those who are helpless.

 

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SIMON ENG

Pastor Simon Eng graduated as a Civil Engineer from Melbourne, Australia. In 1992, together with a team, they pioneered Hope Kuching and the church has successfully produced many leaders and pioneers to this day. In 2001, Pastor Simon and family moved back to Kuala Lumpur to be the Senior Pastor of Hope Kuala Lumpur. Pastor Simon is currently also the President of Hope International Ministries. He travels extensively to minister to various regional churches of Hope. He loves to build God’s people and is actively serving to fulfill God’s Great Commission.

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WILSON LIM

Pastor Wilson Lim is the founding and senior pastor for Hope Church in Brisbane and also serves as an Elder with Hope International Ministries. He was a former research scientist with CSIRO. Pastor Wilson also serves on the Board of a community services organization, Australian Care and Trauma Services (ACTS) and previously on an interdenominational Bible college. He is recognised for his balanced, in-depth teaching and engaging-style of expository preaching. His passion is teaching, equipping leaders and building the church.  He travels extensively to minister to HIM churches in different parts of the world.

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