Worship in the Waiting

Worship in the Waiting

I started my journey with God very much alive, passionate about him and eager to see others get to know him. But it was a challenge in my life since then that shaped a lot of who I am today. That challenge is waiting for...

Why This Blog Post Is So Hard For Me To Write

Why This Blog Post Is So Hard For Me To Write

"I want to properly convey the goodness and faithfulness of the God who drew me here when I had no idea what I wanted; I want to tell you how He continued to show up day, after day, after day, to gently and powerfully walk me into a more full picture of what it looks like to be..."

I Am Not Overlooked

I Am Not Overlooked

I used to think that God had stopped speaking, I thought that was something that was only in Bible times. In the first few weeks of DTS when we had a teaching on Hearing the Voice of God I was blown away that He...

Why I've Done my DTS 7 Times

Why I've Done my DTS 7 Times

5 years ago, I decided to fly 22 hours over my home country and the Pacific Ocean before reaching Brisbane, Australia. I figured a 6-month commitment of a Discipleship Training School (DTS) was short enough that I could easily back out if...

Choosing to Worship God with Thanksgiving

Choosing to Worship God with Thanksgiving

I’m learning as we worship God, he then begins to shape us like a potter shapes clay on a wheel. He longs to develop our will to his will for our lives as we exalt and praise him. When we do that, there is this shaping and forming...

Worship isn't about me

Worship isn't about me

Worship isn't about me; it's about who God is and how magnificent and marvelous his works are. It's about connecting with his heart and feeling overcome with the desire to give God everything. I've been realizing more and more the importance...

Never Fighting Alone

Never Fighting Alone

Not surprisingly, I have never been in a real-life battle of any capacity or magnitude. Thinking about war, my mind wanders to less of the modern day artillery-based warfare, and more on the ‘Lord of the Rings’ open battles consisting...

Stretching Skin

Stretching Skin

Our habits and abilities shape who we are. To grow is to develop new habits and abilities which shape us into something with new capabilities. To do this we must step into areas outside our comfort zones as complete beginners. Though these times...

Top 5 Reasons I Love Australia

Top 5 Reasons I Love Australia

Today, I'll rock up to a mates place with my swimmers and sunnies, grill up some lamb, and listen to Triple J's Hottest 100, and celebrate this great country that I love. As an American living here for over 2 years now and experiencing...

When Outreach Isn't What You'd Thought It Would Be

When Outreach Isn't What You'd Thought It Would Be

It's so easy to be on a mission. It's so easy to follow the Lord’s leading somewhere and get carried away with the idea. It's so easy to get caught up in what the most efficient, radical, and world changing thing can be. It's so easy, that sometimes...