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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...

Where Are All the Adults?

Where Are All the Adults?

There was a time when no idea seemed more magical than that of being a grown-up. Countless hours of rigorous training were invested in “helping” in the kitchen, playing house, shuffling around in mom’s heels and pretending to...

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..."

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...

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...

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...

Why a safe return after DTS is doubtful

Why a safe return after DTS is doubtful

While on paper the DTS can be described as a 6 month course; 3 months of lectures, followed by 2 months of overseas missions work. It’s much more than this in real life. It’s like the difference between watching The Lord of the Rings and...

Daily Worship

Daily Worship

Worship for me is something I have to live by every day as I can’t get through the day without it. It is something I long for each day when I wake up and when I go to sleep. I seek for God’s heart in everything I do...