What if we were designed to only love? No other emotion. No fear, no hate, no judgement, no hurt, no offended, no awkward. Only warm hearted, complete, championing love. Last night I watched a film about a college football team, in the first few minutes of film most of the team, coaching staff and support […]Read more "Comfort and A pacifism that could destroy or build everything."
What kind of music do you like? – I asked a generic kid. I like most music, i like everything except rap and country – He or she answered. I’m fascinated by music, why people love certain styles, and why people hate certain styles, and the common thread it seems, are the most culturally deep. […]Read more "Kingdom Tourists i: Jazzcore"
Our words are more powerful then we give them credit. I have heard the following in my life – You look like a: Viking, Old man, Ronald macdonald, girl, lady, homo, drug addict, drug dealer, thief, bogan, idiot, sick, tired, dying, boy, child, hobo, dad, christmas present, rock star, scotsman, bushranger etc etc. Words can […]Read more "You look like an idiot"
The age old question of what is church, can be answered quite basically. EMMANUEL. In East Timor I met a man called Emmanuel, and another man called Ignatio, and I’m determined to called my second son these. He will be the answer to what is Church. Emmanuel being – “God with us”. Ignatio coming from […]Read more "God with us on fire"
God, is incredibly simple and straight forward. IF you do things that please me (I.E live life the way we are designed to live it. Life in abundance. Filled with love and blessing) THEN you will live great lives and have nothing to fear because I am good. IF you do things that make me sad […]Read more "Simple wrath"
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 […]Read more "Earnest – GO-KART church."
‘I didn’t know what I was made of until I was put in a testing situation.’ I was once in a room with a large group of people learning new things and one of the new things really tipped off a friend of mine and he left the room in anger. I chased after him […]Read more "We will find out what we are made of."