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.
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.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic is clearly one of the greatest medical and economical crisis' seen in our lifetime. At the time of writing, nearly 700,000 have been confirmed to have been infected, over 33,000 have died, and "experts" say, it's just the beginning. What's more, the UN estimates the financial cost of Coronavirus to be over … Continue reading The Emperor’s Not Wearing Clothes- 3 Things the COVID-19 Pandemic is Exposing in the Church and 5 Ways to Cover up Before it’s Too Late.
COVID-19 has wrecked havoc on events, meetings, celebrations, and religious services all over the world. It was recently announced in Australia that all places of non-essential businesses and venues would now close. The same is true across almost all nations that are COVID-19 (Coronavirus) hotspots. In some nations including Germany and the UK, no more … Continue reading 3 Gifts COVID-19 Has Given the Church, and Why You Don't Want to Miss Them. (UPDATED)
I’ve been told for years to keep politics and religion separate. If you’re religious you’ve probably been told to do the same. As a “religious leader”, I am often encouraged to stick to a “separation of church and state”, and the past decade as a Christian minister, I have been more than happy to tow … Continue reading “STOP MIXING YOUR RELIGION WITH MY POLITICS!” Why the religious now have no choice but to get political.
In 1959, Evangelist Billy Graham came to Melbourne, Australia, and set the unbroken record for the largest crowd at Melbourne's biggest outdoor stadium, the Melbourne Cricket Ground. His event attracted over 130,000 people! Last night, I read one of my city's most read newspapers, as they reported on Billy Graham's passing, and this momentous event. … Continue reading Why I believe in Stadium Evangelism like it’s 1959.
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. Oh how I pray these posts would be life-giving for you. Today I had to announce to a ministry I am overseeing, that the ministry would be going through a fair amount of change. Needless to say, there was a lot of emotion in the room. Change does that. Change brings... change, … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 7- Change