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In the absence of wild revelation

In the absence of wild revelation

To be completely honest, I expected a grand revelatory experience there among the clutter of trees and electric yellow birds and crystalline (sometimes red) lakes...and I didn't have one. I kept waiting to be smacked in the face by spiritual understanding, or brought to my knees in unprecedented awe, and I never was.

Not By Works

Not By Works

If you allow people to validate you due to your abilities, you give them just as much permission to invalidate you when you’re incapable.

This Too Shall Pass

This Too Shall Pass

Seasons are necessary for growth and adventure with God.

Life With God

Life With God

How can I live in a conscious awareness of God’s presence? How can I do life with God?

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

I arrived in the beautiful city of Brisbane; drunk and full of second-thoughts. I knew I was going to have to give up so many of my comforts and I wasn’t ready to delve into this YWAM way of living.

When You Are Called Out Upon The Waters

When You Are Called Out Upon The Waters

What laid ahead of me was uncertainty, impossibility, and challenge. My previous life experience was telling me that I’m stupid for walking further and further away from the safety and comfortability of the shores, but I just knew that I couldn’t live in the boundaries of the familiar any more.

Why do good people suffer?

Why do good people suffer?

And we begin to doubt God’s goodness; the most commonly whispered lie of the Enemy. The lie that God is not good.

Are You a Culture Shaper?

Are You a Culture Shaper?

I envision standing on the edge of a cliff, the wind whipping through my unruly hair, the crisp outdoors waking all five senses until I’m fully alive and then raising my voice in a great warrior call and shouting...