Dreams

God Has a Dream for the World. And There’s a Place for You in it

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God has a dream for the world. We don’t know exactly what this dream will look like, but we’ve been given a glimpse: a world of healed wounds, of radiant beauty, of restored harmony, of peace, environmental restoration. And it’s a dream that can inspire our dreams too… More…

My 7 Best Posts on Discovering Your Dreams, Calling & Purpose

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Are you at a crossroads? At the end of one chapter and wondering about the next? As you look to the year ahead, why not grab a journal and a pen, and revisit some of these posts from the last few years of my blog. They are designed to help you find meaning, fresh dreams, purpose, and direction. More…

How God Redeems Broken Dreams (New Video Live from London)

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Dreams. We all have them. But by our 40s, some of us have had to watch our dreams die. Yet even those broken dreams can become something beautiful. In this video I explain how sometimes the ‘wilderness’ – the dark and barren place of longing and loss – is in fact the best place for God to meet us… More…

Need a New Dream? Here’s 12 Questions to Help You Find One

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Ever since I wrote a book about starting again after a broken dream, I’ve found myself answering lots of questions about them. ‘How can you turn a broken dream into a new beginning?’ ‘When should you let a dream die?’ And this one especially: ‘What if you don’t have any dreams for your life? How can you find one?’ Here’s an exercise to help answer that question… More…

A Journey Through Broken Dreams (DVD)

Most of us grow up assuming our life will take a certain path. We’ll go to school, find a job, get married, buy a house, start a family. Often though, things don’t go as planned. In A Journey Through Broken Dreams Merryn and I speak candidly about our decade trying to start a family without success, how that effected our faith and our identities, how we stayed together, and the surprising lessons learnt along the way. Beautifully filmed, this DVD gives a glimpse of how you can start again after any broken dream. More…

043 How God Redeems Broken Dreams

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Dreams. We all have them. As a teenager they keep us awake with excitement. As a 20-something they start shaping our decisions. By our 40s we may have seen them spring to life, or perhaps watched some die. The dreams of two families died in Sydney this week. Thankfully, God can recycle such tragedies into unexpected things. More…

Watch the Journey Through Broken Dreams Film

Most of us grow up assuming our life will take a certain path. We’ll go to school, find a job, get married, start a family. But things don’t always go as planned. That was our story. And the Day of Discovery team have turned that story into a short film you can watch now FREE. More…

Encore Episode: Six Tests for a God-Given Dream

We all have dreams for our lives, families, businesses or church ministries. But how can we know whether our dream is God’s dream? Here are 6 test to try in this ‘encore’ episode of More Than This, one of the most popular this year. More…

Encore Episode: When Do You Let a Dream Die?

In Resurrection Year I shared how Merryn and I brought our dream of having a family to an end. But one major question remains: When do you know it’s time to let a dream die? That’s what I share in this ‘encore’ episode of More Than This – one of my more popular podcasts this year. More…

Announcing Our New Film on Dealing with Broken Dreams

This was never what Merryn and I expected to happen. I wrote a book about broken dreams. People started reading it. Emails came in from readers. The book got shortlisted for an award. And now they’re making a documentary about it. Here’s what happened behind-the-scenes of the filming this week! More…