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
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
Hi Kids, Dad here, after what has been a fairly long and somewhat frustrating day. Work is busy, I'm tired and in need of a vacation, and tonight- the house is a mess. So... I took some of my own advice that I gave your Mum the other day, and I said- "stuff it, I'm … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 6- Worship
Hi kids, Dad here. This one is going to be a hard one. Today I want to talk to you about enemies. On this day, America had it's worst mass shooting in it's history, and the worst domestic terrorist attack since September 11. I hope and pray that when you are older there won't be … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 3- Enemies
Introduction to the Series. I've recently been encouraged, that when I feel discouraged, I should remember. Remember what, you might say? Remember God's faithfulness throughout my life. Remember the times He stepped in and saved the day. Remember that I am not alone. I have never been alone. And so... let me introduce you to … Continue reading God Stories; No. 1: Riches from a Beggar.
At a recent youth camp, that I was speaking on, I delivered a couple of "prophetic words." That is, messages I felt were from God. One of the youth in attendance asked me, "How do you know you are hearing from God?" It's a good question isn't it? She wasn't the first person to ask … Continue reading Prophecy at 35,000 feet: A birds eye view on “words of knowledge”.
What do you do when everything you know and knew, suddenly goes out the door, and your season changes? For over three and a half years now I have been responsible for the discipleship of hundreds of young adults, as the Young Adults Pastor at Discovery Church. It has been one of the most challenging … Continue reading When seasons change…
Have you ever just needed to get away? Your brain is full, your heart is drained, and you just need to spend some time alone with God, to recharge and refocus. My last two days in the USA, before flying home, were spent doing just that. I’d met with many people, most days being out … Continue reading I AM FREE- Day 9,10 and beyond…