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