Why White, Middle Class Guys Like Me Struggle to Hear God

Why White, Middle Class Guys Like Me Struggle to Hear God

Many years ago I was a regular attender at the “Baptists Today” conferences, held annually in Canberra. The rather unimaginatively titled conferences were focused on social justice issues, which at that time were commonly neglected by the wider Baptist movement. I was...

The Funniest Moments I’ve Had While Preaching

Sometimes, despite our best laid plans, things can go wrong. Here are the five funniest moments I’ve had while preaching. 5. The Silly Walk During one of my sermons while youth pastor at Caringbah Baptist everyone suddenly starts laughing. I haven’t said...

Another terrible sermon, but one I’d gladly sit through again

A few weeks back I blogged about what was undoubtedly the worst sermon I have ever heard. Hot on its heels was a sermon I heard by an American woman in a regional city in northern NSW. This however was one sermon that I’d happily sit through again. It was the...

Possibly the worst sermon ever

When I finished pastoring at Edgeworth Baptist, Sandy, the kids and I went searching for a new church to belong to. We weren’t looking for perfection, just for somewhere we could all feel connected, where the preaching helped us make sense of life, and where...

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