How To Deal With Difficult People In Ministry

I’m writing this as requested by a friend who asked if I would do so. Although I am no expert I have dealt with varying levels of difficult people in ministry. I’ve learnt one or two things on the way that may help others who are sleepless with frustration. ...

Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Missionary?

Not everyone is called to be a missionary. Although Jesus’ Great Commission (Matt 18:16-20) applies to everyone, how it’s outworked can look dramatically different. For most people it means settling down and leading a quiet life as instructed by Paul (1 Thes 4...

Culture of Worship

Worship is an important part of the Christian faith. Each video I make has a story behind why it was made and so here is the context of 'Culture of Worship': When I was 17 years old a youth worker said I had a worshippers heart. He told me never to loose it, ...

How Vision Can Change Your Life

Vision is the experience of living a dream or aspiration before it becomes a reality. A few weeks ago I was chatting with a friend who is a leader in Youth With A Mission (YWAM) - one of the largest christian missions organisations in the world. We were catch...

Ten Windows

Have you ever had a moment where for just one second the Bible made sense. Somebody said something in church or in a podcast and it all clicked into place. You got it. Not only that but it touched your soul. Often this happens when we read the Bible through...

Omnipresent

Recently I gave a talk at our church on the omnipresence of God. I wanted people to be caught up in the truth that He is everywhere regardless of our behaviour. That He is omnipresent is a basic Christian concept repeated throughout the Bible. "In him we live...
Despair

Despair Found Faith

Despair is a funny thing, it seems to surface during the most inconvenient moments and recently I've discovered it encroaching in my own life. Setting poetry aside; the dictionary simply defines despair as a loss of hope. DESPAIR  noun - the complete loss or...
RELIGIOUS CHRISTIAN

Are You A Religious Christian? Take The Test

Religion is a word with many connotations both good and bad. The context of the word ‘religion’ in this post is a negative one; it’s the removal of grace from Christianity. A religious christian is someone who makes it harder for someone to come to God, or ...

Parenthood: A Pastors Opinion

You may be one of the 5+ million who tuned into watch the finale of Parenthood recently, or like me you might be following the show in another country on Netflix or Hulu. In whatever way you came to fall in love with the Braverman clan you’ll have to say goodb...
Reach Your Destiny

5 Reasons You’ll Never Reach Your Destiny

Here are 5 reasons we may never reach our God given destiny. I know them well because at some point along the way I've had to face each one.   1 We Don't Know What Our Destiny Is There is a sure saying "if you aim nowhere you're sure to hit it". Knowin...