A Mothers Love

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The biggest want I have as a Mum is for my kids to know Jesus in all his reality and for him to be like a thread woven into every part of their day, each minute, each second. A verse that has been a standout for us from when our girls were preschoolers is Joshua 1:9 “Remember I say, be …

Partnering with God’s Voice

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For almost 3 years I was going through a marriage break up. One of the outcomes of this was that it meant we had to sell our family home. One Sunday Chris ( the senior pastor at the time) spoke and shared his God inspired dream, about Thrive having its own family home – a building of its own. During …

God’s Generosity

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I just thought I would share my story so far. I have been going to Thrive for approx 3 months and I have seen so much love and goodness come into my life and the lives of my family; I believe it is more than just coincidence that good things are happening. The first things are the financial gains I …

Gift of Tongues

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One night, one of my youth leader’s asked our youth girl what was ONE thing she wanted God to do for her during camp. She said she wanted to speak in tongues. On the final night the Storm Camp Director Jared began speaking in tongues during one of the worship sessions. Emma remembered what she had asked God the night …

Torn Tendons Healed

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A girl was showing her finger to a group of kids and how the smallest one couldn’t straighten out (later we found out it had happened during a rugby game when she some torn tendons in her hand). The group started saying maybe they should pray for it, most as a joke, since the speaker had been talking about healing. …

God Brings Restoration

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So prior to coming to Storm Camp I had been journeying with a young guy. His home life is not very good and he has been through quite a bit of trauma in his short life. He was quite shut down the whole time at camp. I kept asking him if he wanted prayer and kept talking to him about …

Calf Muscle Healed

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On the Saturday night of Storm Camp, one of my young people came to me because he had hurt his calf muscle during tribal wars that afternoon. He asked me if I could pray for him so that he could be healed. I prayed for his calf and all the pain went away. He was quite excited about this! I …

Ear Healed

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I would like to tell you of the miracle which I was fortunate enough to experience on Sunday night (04/10/15) I had been suffering with an ear infection in my right ear which started at storm camp and was getting progressively worse as the weekend went on. During Sunday’s service, I received a prayer of healing as my family laid …

A New Home… with a view

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So Blair and I had been praying for a couple of years for guidance on where next to live, Blair wanted views of mountains, I wanted to be in Rangiora. In 99.9% of life we agree or we compromise but this was a biggy and we couldn’t get on the same page. On Anzac day this year (2015) I went …