This Christmas is carrying a theme for me, and I've been so encouraged by it! The theme is replacement- and I believe this theme might bring some Christmas joy to you too. This Christmas season I've been overwhelmed by the way that my God, is a God who replaces. My wife and I are full-time … Continue reading My “Replacement God”- A Christmas Blog
Hi kids, Today, and many days in America, my heart is heavy because of the racism I see across this country. Since we moved here nearly three years ago, it has stunned me how segregated and divided this country can be. This past week I've read of black lives taken by white police officers in … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 22- Racism
Hi kids, Dad here. Today we had the best of times together. We went to the beach and had a family day. Abi you were so cute, people on the beach were talking to you and when I'd walk past them, they'd say- "Oh did you see her blue eyes!" Sean, you were so fun, … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 9- Time
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
Hi kids! Dad here again. Today I graduated from my Masters at Seminary. My degree was a Masters of Arts in Global Leadership. To be honest, I'm not big on ceremony and formalities, and I wasn't really looking forward to the day. However, I soon realized that the day would be more significant than I thought. … Continue reading Wisdom For My Children- Day 2- Life Purpose.
Today I spoke at one of the most amazing Kingdom minded churches I have ever experienced. And to many, what occurred in that church would make no sense. The topic- the church gatherings that we are looking at starting down the road from this church. That's right, I was invited by a church to share … Continue reading Why Kingdom Minded Churches Just Don’t Make Sense
In Australian churches, there is a well known story of the European explorer "Fernandez de Queiroz" who travelled to the Southern Region of the Pacific and declared it, "The Great South Land of the Holy Spirit." Some argue that "de Queiroz" never stood on Australian soil, but an island off it's coast, saying that he was … Continue reading Australia- The Great South Land of the Holy Spirit
Like many you, if you've read or seen the news of the drowning of Aylan Kurdi, a three year old Syrian refugee, I am heartbroken. The image of this drowned child, lying facedown on the shores of Europe haunts me as I try to sleep tonight. Many of us knew this crisis was happening, but … Continue reading Why Jesus really is the Answer for the Syrian Refugee Crisis.