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.
“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.”
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
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.
In Australian churches, there is a well known story of the European explorer "Fernandez de Queiroz" who travelled to the Southern Region of the Pacific and declared it, "The Great South Land of the Holy Spirit." Some argue that "de Queiroz" never stood on Australian soil, but an island off it's coast, saying that he was … Continue reading Australia- The Great South Land of the Holy Spirit
Ever feel like praying doesn't make a difference to your world?! Ever feel like God is running out of time to answer you, or you are running out of time to hear from Him?! Sometimes I feel exactly like that... but just when I think my prayers aren't having an effect, God answers my prayers … Continue reading God Stories #3… The power of prayer.
Installment Number Two of God's Stories is long overdue...but after what just happened to me, I couldn't help but get back on the blogging horse and bring you this amazing story!I just saved $55 at the mechanic!That might not seem like a big deal to you...But for us at the moment, $55 actually is a … Continue reading God Stories; No. 2: Jog + Prayer + Hairy American = $55
Introduction to the Series. I've recently been encouraged, that when I feel discouraged, I should remember. Remember what, you might say? Remember God's faithfulness throughout my life. Remember the times He stepped in and saved the day. Remember that I am not alone. I have never been alone. And so... let me introduce you to … Continue reading God Stories; No. 1: Riches from a Beggar.