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.
I'm 33, very happily married, with three amazing children, and I just went on my very first "Schoolies". It was a drug and alcohol fueled sea of youth, and I absolutely loved it. In fact, I loved it so much, I didn't just go to one, I went to two. Phillip Island and the Gold … Continue reading Schoolies 2019: Drugs, Death, Drinking… and Disciple Making- What Schoolies taught me about the Australian Church
Everybody longs for home, for a place where they belong and where they are fully alive. Most picture safety and comfort when they think of home, and they usually have pictures of a favourite chair in their living room, maybe a fireplace, or a kitchen table. They almost always also think of family. When I … Continue reading Stories Across the Seas: Singapore
Last year I released a book called, Where Rivers Flow. The book was written as a practical guide to help people capture the heart of God and share it across the globe and across the road. It exists to equip you to be the church wherever you live, work, and play. Recently, a young man in … Continue reading Help! I’ve got a heart for the ‘lost’ but all my friends are saved!
This morning I snaked my way up the windy roads, through the ferns and the gum trees, up the mountains behind my house. I recently discovered a little cafe up here that makes a mean coffee and has a great vibe to it, it's also one that I rarely see people I know in- which … Continue reading You carry His presence with you.
It was a cool evening in South Sudan. The sounds of cows mooing, and goats bleating, as they walked home from a day out in the bush, filled the air. My cousin and I were hiking into a village to stay with the family of a new believer, "Laboi". His name was given to him … Continue reading Missional Lessons from an African tribe: The Laarim, South Sudan
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
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.