Joseph and Judah

Joseph and Judah

Today I was meant to be teaching hermeneutics in Brisbane. I was at the airport ready to go but the remnants of Cyclone Debbie threatening flash flooding in Brisbane, meant it was wiser for me to stay home. I was gutted. I love hermeneutics and I think I have...
Petty vs Purposeful

Petty vs Purposeful

I was on my way to church 7:30am one Sunday morning for setup. I had two other setup team members with me and we were going to pick up two more. I was also meant to bring my two sons with me. My eldest son told me he was going to go inside and find a toy that he...
Examining Culture

Examining Culture

So far I written 3 blogs about culture and I think I’ve got a couple more to go after this one. It’s something I‘ve thought about and continue to wrestle with because I was part of a team where the culture was unhealthy. And I contributed to it. It’s quite humbling to...
Maintaining Culture

Maintaining Culture

I’ve put forward a definition of culture that I find helpful as I intentionally position Every Nation Campus Melbourne to implement a ministry strategy (See post here). Culture is the habitual thoughts and actions we do that flow from the unquestioned values that we...
Here for the Long Haul

Here for the Long Haul

I’m not officially a chaplain at Victoria University just yet. I’ve got some more paperwork to fill in, a staff number to have assigned to me and the key to the chaplaincy office to be cut and handed over. That process could take a few more weeks. My journey to become...