A New Day

Nicole and I are currently spending 12 days in Germany while on our way to Russia, where I will speak at three church leaders' conferences (in St Petersburg, Moscow and Novosibirsk). Our day is about over here in the northern hemisphere and we have had a wonderful time touring some of the beautiful southern Germany countryside. … Continue reading A New Day

A Bigger World

I hope you enjoyed John O'Donohoe's poem,  For A New Beginning. It really resonated with me, mainly because of the changes and transitions that Nicole and I have navigated over these last few years. Back in October 2015, I was at Phillip Island with some pastors on a two-day retreat. Early one morning I went … Continue reading A Bigger World

Time

Good morning, everyone. It's hard to believe it, but Christmas is over and the new year is well underway. I've just returned to work after 3 week's of holidays and I only have 6 more weeks before I finish up in my role as Senior Minister as CityLife Church. I turned 55 years of age … Continue reading Time

Life’s Journey

Mountain top and valleySunshine and rainCalm and stormEase and pain Joy and sorrowHope and disappointmentLaughter and tearsKnown and unknown  Darkness and lightNight and daySummer and winter Blue skies and fog Confidence and fearFaith and doubtAnswers and questionsLost and found Enemies and friendsAcceptance and rejectionApproval and shameSin and forgiveness  War and peace Unity and conflict High and low Life and … Continue reading Life’s Journey

Crossroads

At another crossroadsSo many optionsDestination competitionLoud voicesMultiplicity of signs Stay on the same courseOr make a turn?Popular highwayOr the road less travelled? Moving fastTrying to read the mapTraffic congestionImportant decisions Take a pit stopPull out of the raceJust for a momentCatch your bearings Where have you been?Where have you come from?Where are you now?Pin point … Continue reading Crossroads