It’s a Saturday evening and I’m driving home from what was truly one of the most incredible days. Was I hard at work in ministry, which I truly love? No. In fact, quite the opposite. I took a day off with our team to see the wildlife of Kenya. One such animal, the King of … Continue reading Lessons From a Wild Lion
🛑 Your family is your number one ministry. 👨👩👧👦 This morning my son and I were sitting on the couch together as I sent a quick message to a friend about his Gospel Event coming up in August. “August?” My son said. “But my birthday is in August.” “Don’t worry son,” I replied. I won’t … Continue reading Make Time for Your Family
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
“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).
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’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.
Almost everyone I speak to, my age and older, knows of Billy Graham. A year ago today, Billy Graham died. His face was then printed in nearly every major newspaper and on was seen on almost every major news bulletin in the world. He was honoured by Presidents and Heads of State, with his funeral … Continue reading Pioneering… Push Through Until you Break Through. It will be worth it! Case in Point: Billy Graham.
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.
Installment Number Two of God's Stories is long overdue...but after what just happened to me, I couldn't help but get back on the blogging horse and bring you this amazing story!I just saved $55 at the mechanic!That might not seem like a big deal to you...But for us at the moment, $55 actually is a … Continue reading God Stories; No. 2: Jog + Prayer + Hairy American = $55