The day had been long, hot and tiring, but it had also been glorious. We had conducted 10 children’s crusades for over two thousand young people and we were on our way back to our hotel. Suddenly, we saw a small location that could work for one more crusade, we had 17 minutes until home … Continue reading What’s a Kangaroo Doing in West Africa?
“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).
Her name was Katie. Homeless and broken, she was curled up on the pavement sleeping on concrete out the front of a Walmart in the middle of the day. I saw her and turned to my wife, “poor girl”, I muttered, as we turned the corner into our parking spot. I took the kids for … Continue reading It’s Never Too Late to do a U-Turn. Why Stopping May be the Start You (or Someone Else) Need
“Come” One word is all it took for Peter to walk on water with Jesus. The storm was raging and the disciples were questioning, “is that a ghost or is that Jesus?!” Peter, the rock on whom the church was to be built, ever willing to take a risk, says “Lord if it really is … Continue reading When all you have is a word.
Hi kids, Today I want to talk to you about each other. That's right, today I want to talk to you about siblings. Sean, you're already such a great big brother, and Abi you are the greatest little sister- always so excited to see Sean. Siblings is a challenging topic to write on. Like many, … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 20- Siblings
Hi kids, It's Father's Day in the USA, and that's got me thinking about parenting. One day, God willing, you will parent. I'll tell you from my limited experience so far, it's the hardest best thing you will ever do. It's hard because you love your children so much that it hurts, and it's the … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 10- Parenting.
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, I want you to know that I pray for you everyday. You're so precious to me. One of the things I pray for is that you would make wise decisions for God, throughout your lives. Today I want to talk to you about something that will help you so much in making wise … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 5- Friends.