2020 VISION

 It was July 1995 when my life had a major course adjustment. We had recently pioneered a church in very tough part of Melbourne. We had seen the church grow quickly and saw some amazing stories of conversion to Christ happen before our eyes. In three years, the hall...

Bruised Reeds Bewildered

BRUISED REEDS BEWILDEREDThe prophets foretold of the Messiah being both powerful and yet gentle. He would vanquish his enemies, yet gather his people as a shepherd gathers lambs. He would punish rebellious nations with a rod of iron (Psalm 2:9) yet be attentive to the...

My Greatest Influencers, Part 1

MY GREATEST INFLUENCERS (Episode 1)But not so with you. Rather, let the greatest among you become as the youngest, and the leader as one who serves. Luke 22:26 When I converted to Christianity in my teen years, I soon began to tell as many people as I could about the...

My Prayer Requests

MY PRAYER REQUESTS This has been a big year for us. In February, we did lunch for 300 people. We took 60 children on the journey of a lifetime over three legs including a plane trip, a train trip, and a boat trip. In August, we moved into our new auditorium. We had a...

Not Welcome Here

NOT WELCOME HEREWho is welcome to church? We could glibly answer, “Everyone!” But we all know that’s not true. There is a group of people who will never be welcome to our church! This group consists of perfect people. Our church will never be for...