“STOP MIXING YOUR RELIGION WITH MY POLITICS!” Why the religious now have no choice but to get political.

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.

Thoughts on Striving and Significance in the light of Billy Graham’s Funeral.

A few nights ago, I had a dream. In it, I saw myself striving. Striving to make it all work. Striving to pull off ministry, life, significance, validity. In my dream I saw scene after scene of myself on a TV screen, striving, worrying, trying. You see, the other day, just hours before the death … Continue reading Thoughts on Striving and Significance in the light of Billy Graham’s Funeral.

Wisdom For My Children- Day 2- Life Purpose.

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.

Reflections from a dying man…

(Our family has just spent a week in Colorado Springs for my (Andrews) Masters program with Fuller Theological Seminary. It was a two week intensive that rocked my world, and so... I thought I'd share some thoughts I've had as a result, with you. I'll divide these thoughts into two sections, one for each week … Continue reading Reflections from a dying man…

A few things I’ve learnt about ministry to Young Adults in 3 years.

I recently celebrated 3 years on staff at Discovery Church as the Young Adults Pastor and have been asked a few times lately, what have I learnt from my time on staff. Having seen the ministry nearly triple in the last 3 years in terms of engagement in LifeGroups from 80 to 200+ and leaders … Continue reading A few things I’ve learnt about ministry to Young Adults in 3 years.