Sometimes the Gospel is offensive, but it's crucial that we don't make it offensive simply for offense sake. I've discovered that it is wise to take people on a journey of discovering truth, and our language plays an important role in that journey.
Let me be honest, for much of my Christian life I had a secret fear of the Holy Spirit. Partly because back in the day, we used words like ‘the Holy-Ghost!’ (a horrifying thought for a young boy!), and partly because I had heard so many hellfire and brimstone [...]
I remember it so well. Sitting in church that morning was so nerve-racking as the prophet called people out. The details were staggering. Every aspect was right! It was razor sharp. It would only be a few moments and then I knew, I’d be called up. I imagined how [...]
I often hear people speak of a nameless and faceless army that will change the world; a grass roots movements that will not be defined by any one person. While I get what people are saying, I feel the sentiment misses the reality of how God sees us and works [...]
Are you operating in discernment, or are you just suspicious? Partnering with Heaven means seeing the gold in someone and calling it out. Instead of seeking out the bad, let's be prophetic people who help each other find their God given destiny.
King Josiah is a unique king in Judah’s history. He was the last king to sit his entire life on the throne in Judah without being in captivity. He also brought great reformation to the nation of Israel. He tore down false idols that they worshipped and restored an [...]
I used to think that being spiritual meant seeing myself
and my context as small and insignificant and only thinking
of God as big. I believed that kind of thinking would
bring Him the most joy and glory. If I was tiny, then
surely His hugeness, His power, His [...]
Leadership is a powerful gift that is important in the body of Christ. However, I wonder if we've over-emphasised this gift at the expense of other important aspects of our character. Hear my thoughts on why I believe leadership should not be the aim of our Christianity.
I’m going to be honest with you – sometimes I find writing a blog really difficult. The trouble I have is that with each new week and hopefully new blog post I feel pressure to come up with something amazing and profound. Something world changing. Something [...]
God's Kingdom didn't come to set rules and regulations, His Kingdom came to set you free. But how do we live in that reality today? In this teaching, Julian reminds us what it looks like to live out this Kindom life freely, even when it may look upside-down to the [...]