We were several thousand feet in the air, flying over the desserts of remote Kenya traveling light in a 6 seater plane. My team mates and I were on a mission. Our destination, a town called Marsabit. Rocked with years of tribal violence, this town was in desperate need of the love and joy and … Continue reading 100 Years From Now, What Excuse Will I Bring Jesus?
Lazarus Come out of that Greek Restaurant!
What would you say if you met an older man working in a Greek Restaurant named Lazarus? My first thought when I met Lazarus two nights ago, our waiter at a Greek Restaurant in Melbourne, was "Is this really his name?" My second thought was, "Does He know Jesus?" "Lazarus, do you know the Lord? … Continue reading Lazarus Come out of that Greek Restaurant!
What Took You So Long?
Meet my new friend, Josh Rex. This morning he shared with me a story that I will never ever forget, a story that you simply must hear. Josh and his team from Gospel Fire International have been driving and hiking into remote communities in South Sudan over the last few years to reach unreached people … Continue reading What Took You So Long?
Here’s to the Workers in the Field.
Here’s to the Workers in the Field The more I travel, the more aware I am of the desperate need for workers in God’s harvest field who will lay down their own comfort for the sake of their neighbour. The majority of the world does not yet know Jesus Christ. Jesus said that He is … Continue reading Here’s to the Workers in the Field.
What Are You Doing Getting Caught Up in THAT?
Vaccinate! Don't Vaccinate! Climate Change!!! She said WHAT? He's dating WHO? Bitcoin is CRASHING! Hang on a minute? What are you doing getting caught up in that? I'm amazed at how distracted we can get as Christians! (If you aren't yet a Christian I highly recommend you check out http://www.discoverhope.online) Over the past 3 months … Continue reading What Are You Doing Getting Caught Up in THAT?
Don’t Let Your Position (Role) Get in the Way of Your Position (Posture).
I’ve travelled all over the globe to preach the gospel, and where’ve I go I ask to meet with the church or ministry leadership before the meeting. I usually implore the leaders to stay open to what God wants to do in and through them with something like, “Tonight, please don’t let your position,in the … Continue reading Don’t Let Your Position (Role) Get in the Way of Your Position (Posture).
Thanks Andrew… But I’m Not an Evangelist
"Do you know Jesus?" I ask this question to almost every person I meet these days. From the lady who identifies as same-sex attracted at the drive-through window, to the balding millionaire loading up his car outside a high end shopping mall. Just two days ago I spent over an hour with a dear Muslim … Continue reading Thanks Andrew… But I’m Not an Evangelist
Stories Across Australia- Darwin, The City of Divine Encounters.
I woke up early in the morning with the most incredible excitement bursting out of me. I slid out of bed so as not to wake my sleeping wife, poured my morning coffee and slipped into the lounge room to light the fire. Placing some logs on the night before's coals, I sat down and … Continue reading Stories Across Australia- Darwin, The City of Divine Encounters.
The Problem with “Parler”- A Modern Parable for a Protectionist People
There a problem with Parler. Your silence IS violence. Don’t hide away.
An Open Letter to the Government: Please Don’t Open Our Churches Just Yet.
With the church learning so much in this time, who'd want us to go back to normal too quickly, and bypass the growth we so desperately need?