Masterpiece Living, Part 3: The Driving Force

Written by vernon on Monday, 27 April 2015 20:35.

Jesus set the example for our motivation in this life:

“My food is to do the will of Him who sent me and to finish His work.”(John 4:34)

Jesus was concerned with doing and honoring His Father’s purposes – only with delighting to do His will - and so should we be motivated by that same concern. Somehow, it needs to become the foundation desire on which all of our other purposes in life are built.

What is the primary motivation or driving force for a believer in Jesus Christ to live the Christian life? What should drive us to (as Paul says in Romans 12:1) offer up our bodies as living sacrifices“holy and acceptable to God”?


Masterpiece Living, Part 2: Authentic Motivation

Written by vernon on Monday, 20 April 2015 19:40.

“For we are God's masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.” (Ephesians 2:10 NLT)


 “Identity is created through Intimacy, as the clay is intimate with the potter so must the masterpiece be intimate with the Creator”. - Vernon Phillip


“True Motivation is not a momentary burst of excitement but a defining moment of inspiration, which can change your thinking and your life’s trajectory.”

 - Vernon Phillip


“Let God’s love for you be your daily motivation and his purpose for you, be your daily pursuit” - Vernon Phillip




By Dr. Samuel R. Chand


Masterpiece Living

Written by vernon on Tuesday, 17 March 2015 18:21.

These are mini inspirational quotes and thoughts that are based upon our Philosophy Scripture list below to empower and encourage people to step into faith and begin experiencing God’s masterpiece life. 

Ephesians 2:10 (NLT) - “For we are God's MASTERPIECE. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.


The R.E.D.S Culture: Building a Biblical DNA (part 2)

Written by vernon on Friday, 27 February 2015 20:36.


Develop people to maximize their potential to become servant leaders!

As we study the life of Jesus, He was very intentional and strategic in gathering to himself people that he could personally train. He was concerned about the future effective and sustainable impact of his ministry.It has been said that anything structure of significance, be it an organization, a business, a nation or people must be built upon a strong leadership. In the context of the church, strong leadership is not a suggestion but a requirement. Leadership must be developed over time through a systematic process, it never occurs in a vacuum.


The R.E.D.S Culture: Building a Biblical DNA (part 1)

Written by Pastor Vernon Phillip on Monday, 26 January 2015 22:36.

We are all about the R.E.D.S

Reach people with the Gospel.

Equip people to follow Christ.

Develop people to be Servant Leaders.

Send people to live on Mission.

Reach people with the life- giving message of the Gospel!

In the New Testament, we see repeatedly that we are commanded to “Go” and bring the glorious and precious Gospel to people. This Gospel was not just for a special selected group but whosoever will, let them hear and believe. It was no coincidence that Jesus Christ chose many of his team with a background in fishing before embarking on his public ministry. The industry of fishing requires the skill of reaching; just like the fish needs bait so do people need kind of bait. Bait, here is referring to something that will not only peak their interest but also engage their imagination, enlighten their intellect and enrich their souls (mind, will & emotions). They need something that will heal their hurts, restore their hopes, renew their minds and transform their hearts. The bait they need is the uncompromised Gospel, packaged in the person of Jesus Christ who represents the unconditional love of God for the diversity of peoples’ in the world.

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