Never in my life have I had so many detours and delays. So many, “Well that didn’t go to plan” moments that it’s almost becoming laughable. Last week a family of Ukrainian refugees was going to move into our home. We set our bungalow up, we bought material for fencing, we even began learning about … Continue reading The God of the Detour and Delay.
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?
Have you ever had to go on a detour, or had a trip planned out only to find you’re delayed? I have had this many times in my life, both driving, but also whilst flying to preach the gospel. I will never forget one time, my friend David and I were trying to get from … Continue reading God of the Detour
“Mind if I join you?”, I asked, as I spotted a fellow “BootCamper” (read about the Evangelism BootCamp I’m doing HERE) “Go ahead”, he said in his strong British accent. As we began to jog I found myself quickly realizing that I may be in way over my head! “I’m training for a 6 minute … Continue reading Better Together- Why I Need You to Be All That I Can Be (And Why You Need Others Too).
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.
2018 is GONE. 2019 is HERE. What now? What will come of this year? What will come of this great unknown? The answer is waiting for you to find it. 2018 was what it was, but 2019 may be something entirely different, entirely lighter, entirely fresher... but that is up to you and how you respond … Continue reading There is More to Explore in 2019.
A few nights ago, I had a dream. In it, I saw myself striving. Striving to make it all work. Striving to pull off ministry, life, significance, validity. In my dream I saw scene after scene of myself on a TV screen, striving, worrying, trying. You see, the other day, just hours before the death … Continue reading Thoughts on Striving and Significance in the light of Billy Graham’s Funeral.
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.
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?
It was a cold rainy Autumn day in the U.K., and I found myself walking around an impressively sized abandoned church building, next door to the smaller chapel I was about to preach in. The church building was falling apart, listed for sale years ago, yet it was still so beautiful. As I gazed up … Continue reading The God of Second Chances.