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
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.
If you were to ask the majority of Millennials or Generation Z's, what a rainbow stands for, they would say, "Diversity and the LGBTQI Movement." Ask any 8 year old this week, and they will tell you it stands for HOPE. Despite the terrible tragedy of the Coronavirus pandemic, there have been some incredible initiatives … Continue reading How 8 Year Olds + Chalk + A Pandemic Reclaimed the Rainbow… Plus An Idea for us Bigger Kids.
I'm 33, very happily married, with three amazing children, and I just went on my very first "Schoolies". It was a drug and alcohol fueled sea of youth, and I absolutely loved it. In fact, I loved it so much, I didn't just go to one, I went to two. Phillip Island and the Gold … Continue reading Schoolies 2019: Drugs, Death, Drinking… and Disciple Making- What Schoolies taught me about the Australian Church
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.
It was a cool evening in South Sudan. The sounds of cows mooing, and goats bleating, as they walked home from a day out in the bush, filled the air. My cousin and I were hiking into a village to stay with the family of a new believer, "Laboi". His name was given to him … Continue reading Missional Lessons from an African tribe: The Laarim, South Sudan
Hi kids, Dad here again. I really do hope these posts will be helpful to you. I'm not perfect at everything I write about- but I sure am grateful I know the One who is! Tonight I had the privilege of making your Mum some dinner after putting you two to bed, and then just spending … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 4- “The One”
Before you begin, this blog makes more sense... If you read the one before... On day 2 I was ready to get on the next flight home.... However, just one sleep later, and my world is a different story. What was the difference that made the difference? I chose to spend time with God, and … Continue reading Trading tears for fears and excitement- DAY 3