Wanted! workers for the harvest

Wanted: workers for the harvest  I once used a concordance to search in the Gospels for all the things that Jesus commanded us to pray. (You might think that ‘commanded’ is a bit strong, Well, if your commanding officer makes a suggestion it’s a wise person who...

The Lost (Australian) Sheep

  Hello Friends, My Name is Andrew McDonough. I’m from Australia. I draw, write and create resources for sharing Jesus with kids in the church and out in the community. Last month, while visit the UK, I popped in on the NISCU staff retreat. We ate scones and swapped...

Unity

Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity! It is like the precious oil on the head, running down on the beard, on the beard of Aaron, running down on the collar of his robes! It is like the dew of Hermon, which falls on the mountains of Zion!...

Silly Season

How has your summer been? I know that many of the young people across our area have been having a great time, attending all kinds of christian camps and festivals. Soul Survivor alone has seen well over 1200 young people come to Christ over five weeks this summer, how...

NISCU New Wine

It has been a sad week as we say ‘good bye’ to our NISCU/New Wine interns on completion of their internship. A fun year, ups and downs, lots of laughs and we have had the privilege of seeing these young people mature and learn more about following Jesus....

Silly or Serious?

Have you ever played that game beloved of youth pre-shows where you have to choose one of two alternatives? How about these: Star Wars or Star Trek? Well, nowhere in the Bible can I find a text that says ‘may the force be with you’, but Deut 5:33 does say ‘live long...

The Little Pot of Oil

I was sorting out some old papers last week, and came across my application to work for NISCU! With it was a copy of an old NISCU News dated 2007. Ten years ago, NISCU was still under the auspices of the North West Evangelistic Trust, its parent charity. Then a NWET...