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.
Almost everyone I speak to, my age and older, knows of Billy Graham. A year ago today, Billy Graham died. His face was then printed in nearly every major newspaper and on was seen on almost every major news bulletin in the world. He was honoured by Presidents and Heads of State, with his funeral … Continue reading Pioneering… Push Through Until you Break Through. It will be worth it! Case in Point: Billy Graham.
Australia. Are you ready? Are you awake? Have you forgiven those you need to forgive so that you can share the greatest news of forgiveness? Are you one with others so that you can be one with Him? Have you laid down your ego and your logo so that you can facilitate His glory and … Continue reading The Great Summer Harvest.
I just read a t-shirt with a statement about hell on it, and it got me thinking... It's Friday, late afternoon, I'm sitting at "The Fly", an airport cafe in Melbourne. I'm surrounded by men and women, from all over the world, drinking beer after beer, chatting on their phones, chatting to their friends, starring … Continue reading Will your neighbour go to hell?!?
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.
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?”
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!
This morning I snaked my way up the windy roads, through the ferns and the gum trees, up the mountains behind my house. I recently discovered a little cafe up here that makes a mean coffee and has a great vibe to it, it's also one that I rarely see people I know in- which … Continue reading You carry His presence with you.