I'm 33, very happily married, with three amazing children, and I just went on my very first "Schoolies". It was a drug and alcohol fueled sea of youth, and I absolutely loved it. In fact, I loved it so much, I didn't just go to one, I went to two. Phillip Island and the Gold … Continue reading Schoolies 2019: Drugs, Death, Drinking… and Disciple Making- What Schoolies taught me about the Australian Church
“Hello Canada.” I landed in Toronto on a beautiful sunny day. The city’s basketball team had just won the NBA final, and to say the city was alive with celebration would be an understatement. I had never been to Toronto, and I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I’d come to Canada to serve, to … Continue reading Stories Across the Seas- Canada. “Layer upon Layer, The Gospel Continues to Amaze Me.”
No intelligent soldier wins a battle and then jumps into unrestrained celebrations or unguarded rest the day after. Soldiers know that the day after the battle is more important than the day of the battle, because this time serves as one of the most important opportunities for the victor and also for those that have … Continue reading The Day After the Battle.
In 1959, Evangelist Billy Graham came to Melbourne, Australia, and set the unbroken record for the largest crowd at Melbourne's biggest outdoor stadium, the Melbourne Cricket Ground. His event attracted over 130,000 people! Last night, I read one of my city's most read newspapers, as they reported on Billy Graham's passing, and this momentous event. … Continue reading Why I believe in Stadium Evangelism like it’s 1959.
I've been thinking a lot lately about "revival". It's a buzz word for Christians these days, many are talking about how the church needs another "revival", about how we are having a "revival", or about how we are on the cusp of another one. But what is revival, what is needed to have it, and … Continue reading A Recipe for Revival.
One of the first things people ask me, when they hear I'm a fan of the supernatural operating in and through a Christian's life, is this, "What's with the "gold dust"?" (If you're not familiar with "gold dust", or you're just interested in seeing some- you can watch this video here, where I show some … Continue reading What’s with the “Gold Dust?”
I'm a big fan of the supernatural. Angels, Miracles and the Holy Spirit. Diseases healed. souls saved, the dead rising... supernaturally. Yes! I'm a big fan of the supernatural. But why? Because put plainly, the natural doesn't cut it. Last night I sat on a park bench next to a man who was a stranger … Continue reading Why the Supernatural?
Last year I released a book called, Where Rivers Flow. The book was written as a practical guide to help people capture the heart of God and share it across the globe and across the road. It exists to equip you to be the church wherever you live, work, and play. Recently, a young man in … Continue reading Help! I’ve got a heart for the ‘lost’ but all my friends are saved!
Today I spoke at one of the most amazing Kingdom minded churches I have ever experienced. And to many, what occurred in that church would make no sense. The topic- the church gatherings that we are looking at starting down the road from this church. That's right, I was invited by a church to share … Continue reading Why Kingdom Minded Churches Just Don’t Make Sense
The View from Down Under: An Australian’s View of the American Church 9/23/15 in Missiology Conversations By Andrew Scarborough, MAGL Student Heart surgery is an interesting thing: painful, invasive, and yet crucial when a heart is not functioning properly. I’ve never heard of someone screaming at her surgeon after successful heart surgery. Yet if she … Continue reading The View from Down Under: An Australian’s View of the American Church