Imagine that

Imagine that

Imagine the world as you’d like it. Picture peace across all boarders, an end to poverty and destruction, a world where we care for each other and nurture the resources we have been blessed with. How does that make you feel? Perhaps it makes you hopeless or doubtful, overwhelmed by a sense of impending doom.

  • Global persecution of Christians

    Global persecution of Christians

    What do these countries have in common? Pakistan, Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Sudan and North Korea. They are in the top ten nations where it is most dangerous to live if you are a Christian.

  • The power of intercession

    The power of intercession

    It is three in the morning here in Hawaii as I write this piece. The rain is falling softly on the beautiful plants outside my door. I have just come in after gazing up at the night stars and marvelling at how the sky seems so similar over here to back home.

  • Confessions of a presidential pastor

    Confessions of a presidential pastor

    I was still a teenager, just 19 years of age when I began leading a Scripture Union mission team.

  • 365

    365

    “Sometimes love has to drive a nail to its own hands.” Chris Rice

  • It makes you think

    It makes you think

    As I write this there are enormous bushfires raging across my beautiful island state. January 2019 has been the hottest and driest January on record, with a string of consecutive days over 30° C and barely one drop of rain. January’s average rainfall is 48.5 mm. In 2019, it was just 0.4 mm. For the whole month.These bushfires were almost all due to the spectacu

  • A resolution you can’t afford to ignore

    A resolution you can’t afford to ignore

    I have recently finished my summer holidays and I am now back at school for another term. The six weeks off was a great opportunity for me to really enjoy my little family. While it wasn’t the most exciting or even most restful of holidays, I absolutely cherished the moments I got spend with Haley and the kids.

  • The peace of mind you can’t buy            

    The peace of mind you can’t buy            

    For someone who doesn’t watch much day time TV (even as a stay at home mum – take that, stereotypers!), I certainly seem to have picked up on the idea that insurance – and therefore peace of mind – for almost anything and everything is starting to look like a really good idea.

  • To go left or right?

    To go left or right?

    The world is an interesting place at the moment. A real battle has broken out in so many areas of society of the political left versus the political right.

  • Refining your craft: God cares and wants to partner with you

    Refining your craft: God cares and wants to partner with you

    Heading into 2019, I generally think most of us are thinking about improving ourselves, making and setting goals and getting back in touch with that “God dream” you had in your heart that still is not fulfilled.

  • “Special religious occasions” (PSI Best of 2018)

    “Special religious occasions” (PSI Best of 2018)

    History is replete with literature that has recorded 'special religious occasions' and in some sense the entire Old and New Testaments are examples of such encounters.

  • How to be a better leader

    How to be a better leader

    Maybe you've taken on new responsibility at work, or began to take on a leadership role of a ministry in the local church. Maybe you've been a seasoned leader for many years. Maybe you have just become a follower of Jesus and realise you need to learn how to lead.