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
“Is there any hope for this next generation?” I was sitting next to a beautiful Polish Australian grandmother asked me as we flew from Melbourne to Canberra. She had asked me what I do for a loving and I said, “I’m a preacher, an evangelist.” For the next hour she told me her life story, … Continue reading Grandparent- “Thank you!” What you do matters for Jesus.
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
“Are you walking with Jesus?” I asked the gentleman sitting behind me. “I used to”, he replied, with a look of shame and struggle in his eyes. “I’ll walk with you if you want me to”, I offered. “You have to make the choice. It’s your choice and it’s up to you,” I affirmed. Michael … Continue reading Please Don’t Send Yourself to Hell
“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! 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
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.
Recently I have been faced with several circumstances I can not understand. I have seen loved ones act in ways I cannot comprehend. I have prayed with people more broken than I would think possible. I have hugged friends who want to die, and friends who have suffered great injustices and depression. As a Pastor … Continue reading Choosing to praise