👋 Ring the BELLS. 🛎 Her name is Laura* As soon as I asked her if she had a faith I could see there were years of pain that had crushed her spirit and wounded her faith. She thought she was just checking me into the hotel, but the reality is, God wanted to welcome … Continue reading Ring the BELLS.
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you see the same thing over and over again? Over the past month I have been seeing dragon flies everywhere! What’s more, they seem to flying straight at me, finding me even indoors. This started a month ago when I walked into my Pastors home having … Continue reading Lessons from the Dragonfly
I’ve travelled all over the globe to preach the gospel, and where’ve I go I ask to meet with the church or ministry leadership before the meeting. I usually implore the leaders to stay open to what God wants to do in and through them with something like, “Tonight, please don’t let your position,in the … Continue reading Don’t Let Your Position (Role) Get in the Way of Your Position (Posture).
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
“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).
Her name was Katie. Homeless and broken, she was curled up on the pavement sleeping on concrete out the front of a Walmart in the middle of the day. I saw her and turned to my wife, “poor girl”, I muttered, as we turned the corner into our parking spot. I took the kids for … Continue reading It’s Never Too Late to do a U-Turn. Why Stopping May be the Start You (or Someone Else) Need
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.