I'll never forget driving to the Grand Canyon with my mother and father in the car, my 2 year old son and my pregnant wife. We drove along the freeway laughing and telling stories, it was a joyful time indeed. Then, as if out of nowhere, we heard a beep. I looked down and I … Continue reading Help I’m in Ministry and I’m Empty!
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.
"Hideous problem Australia must face up to." (Graham, Queensland Times, 01/03/2021) “ONLINE PORN KEY ISSUE FOR SCHOOLS WHEN TACKLING SEXUAL ASSAULT ALLEGATIONS” (CHRYSANTHOS, SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 27/02/2021) Sexual assaults and rape in Australian schools: Chilling story shows dark problem with porn (Graham, news.com.au, 25/02/2021) Have you ever gone looking for a problem only to find … Continue reading ANTS IN THE ATTIC- WHY WE MUST DEAL WITH THE SOURCE OF RAPE-CULTURE, PORNOGRAPHY AND OUR EXPONENTIAL IDENTITY CRISIS.
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.
Dear Post Covid-19 me, There are a few things I want you to know. There are a few things I want you to remember. Yes, there are a few things I don't ever want you to forget. Firstly, people matter way more than products, positions, properties and pride. When COVID-19 hit, the social implications of … Continue reading Dear Post COVID-19 Me, There are a Few Things You Need to Remember for Your New Normal.
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.
Pornhub, one of the world's largest porn sites, is seeing a dramatic spike in their worldwide traffic. As people self-isolate, many are being plagued with boredom and turning to porn to pass the time. While mainstream society has in large part accepted porn use as a normal part of life, experts are warning that pornography … Continue reading Purpose or Porn? 3 Ways you can Make a Difference while Self-Isolating.
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 recently read an online opinion piece condemning "religious gender conversion therapy". The piece was contending that trying to change someone's gender or sexual orientation, even when that someone wants to change, is wrong. The author argued, "everyone is right" (unless, of-course, you believe that people can change from same-sex attracted, or any other colour … Continue reading Why everyone isn’t always right, and why Jesus being the only way to God is actually Good News.