Six years ago my wife and I found ourselves back in Australia after three years of church planting in America with no job, no ministry, and no solid home church. After Pastoring, Church Planting and seeing God move in mighty ways across America, we were suddenly “nobodies”. I was completely stripped away of all my … Continue reading God MUST Be Enough
I’ve spent a lot of time crying these past few days. Crying is probably not even an adequate word, weeping is more accurate. I’ve been weeping over the lost. Weeping over those that don’t yet know Jesus. Weeping over my new Muslim friend who tells me he has no certainty over his eternity, “Nothing is … Continue reading When Tears are Investments into Eternity
“Are you walking with Jesus?” I asked the gentleman sitting behind me. “I used to”, he replied, with a look of shame and struggle in his eyes. “I’ll walk with you if you want me to”, I offered. “You have to make the choice. It’s your choice and it’s up to you,” I affirmed. Michael … Continue reading Please Don’t Send Yourself to Hell
“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).
The division, criticism and vile abuse I've seen around social media lately has been nothing short of disturbing. The target of this abuse, more often than not, the government, leaders, and those in authority. Sadly, "Christians" have often been at the center of the conversations, slinging verbal mud at their elected officials and leaders as … Continue reading “Pray for Nero”- Ancient Wisdom for Present Day Christians
There a problem with Parler. Your silence IS violence. Don’t hide away.
This Christmas is carrying a theme for me, and I've been so encouraged by it! The theme is replacement- and I believe this theme might bring some Christmas joy to you too. This Christmas season I've been overwhelmed by the way that my God, is a God who replaces. My wife and I are full-time … Continue reading My “Replacement God”- A Christmas Blog
Hi kids, What's more dangerous? Hiking, or medical work in a war-torn country (in 2016, I think of Afghanistan, Iraq, or Syria). You'd probably answer medical work in a war-torn country. Apparently, hiking is just as dangerous. Yesterday I found out that a friend of mine was hiking in Colorado, tripped and hit his head … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 19- Risk and Death.
Hi kids, It's Father's Day in the USA, and that's got me thinking about parenting. One day, God willing, you will parent. I'll tell you from my limited experience so far, it's the hardest best thing you will ever do. It's hard because you love your children so much that it hurts, and it's the … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 10- Parenting.
Hi kids, Dad here. Today we had the best of times together. We went to the beach and had a family day. Abi you were so cute, people on the beach were talking to you and when I'd walk past them, they'd say- "Oh did you see her blue eyes!" Sean, you were so fun, … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 9- Time