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?
Better Together- Why I Need You to Be All That I Can Be (And Why You Need Others Too).
“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).
A Huge Leap of Faith- CFAN’s Evangelism BootCamp
Two years ago, I had a dream. In that dream, the late Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke said to me, "Andrew, why are you building your own database, when you can use mine?" At the time, Joyce and I were establishing our own ministry, while all around us other ministries already existed and were thriving. I knew … Continue reading A Huge Leap of Faith- CFAN’s Evangelism BootCamp
Help I’m in Ministry and I’m Empty!
I'll never forget driving to the Grand Canyon with my mother and father in the car, my 2 year old son and my pregnant wife. We drove along the freeway laughing and telling stories, it was a joyful time indeed. Then, as if out of nowhere, we heard a beep. I looked down and I … Continue reading Help I’m in Ministry and I’m Empty!
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.
Stories from Surgery- The Pain, Prayers, and Preaching of a Patient in a Pandemic.
What do you get when you mix a pandemic, with emergency surgery, a hospital on the edge, and a God who reaches into our pain? You get some incredible stories! The past 7 days of indescribable pain, surgery and recovery, have truly been a gift for me, they have given me the most amazing experiences, … Continue reading Stories from Surgery- The Pain, Prayers, and Preaching of a Patient in a Pandemic.
Stories Across the Seas- Canada. “Layer upon Layer, The Gospel Continues to Amaze Me.”
“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.”
Stories Across the Seas: S.E. Asia
It was a clear day, as clear as the days get in a city fighting incredible levels of pollution. The streets were teeming with people, making the most of the tail end of the local religious holiday. I was talking with my friend about how I longed to see God's Kingdom come more and more … Continue reading Stories Across the Seas: S.E. Asia