making babies.

I love babies. I love families. I love the idea and the practice of changing the world for the better. One of the cool things about families is, it’s a restart. Its new. It recreates culture and tradition and thinking. Families train us to think and feel and interact. And, as happens, we get trained […]

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We are no Jesters

Do you ever feel like you’re a court jester in the throne room of God? Like He doesn’t really like you. He just has you jumping through hoops to laugh at you? And it’s not just Him. His ENTIRE KINGDOM comes to just watch you tumble and fall and hurt yourself. You just keep failing and failing, […]

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Aids orphans and Mi Goreng

This morning I randomly opened one of my journals from two years ago. A journal i started on my journey to Canada, Seattle, singapore, home, melbourne and home again. I flipped to a page that described the train trip home to Newcastle after returning from Singapore. There were some cheeky kids sitting behind me who […]

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Radical repentance.

Radical repentance looks like this. Stopping dead in your tracks and letting conviction flood deeply through all you are. Anguish takes a hold of your rebellion and turns any pride into humility, as we stare directly into Gods holiness. Then we open our hearts ears and our physical mouths and confess bluntly and completely. Not […]

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Earnest – GO-KART church.

I’ve been some freaky and different churches. But as we sat in a large bus with a crew of less then ten aboriginal kids with the promise of Go-karting later I chuckled. The pastor/ bus driver began talking about ‘earnestly seeking God’, I had become almost the summariser of the trip, looking for ways to […]

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Play dough and identity.

Taking a sip of an amazing coffee I sit inside a cafe on the edges of the kingdom of God. This place has captured my heart through its innate friendliness and the ease of laughter. Never before had i heard of ‘hot nutri grain’ being a breakfast cereal. Never before had i heard ‘shame’ being […]

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