Spirituality

The Fastest Growing Religion in the World? You Might Already be a Member

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The fastest growing religion in the West isn’t Islam, Buddhism, Mormonism or Christianity. It’s something else entirely and you may already be a member. Here’s a diagnostic to find out if you are, and an eons-old remedy for it’s corrosive effects. More…

Open Your Eyes to God’s Presence in Your Life

“Once in a while a book comes along that changes your life. The beauty and power of the words in Unseen Footprints touched me so deeply I was moved to tears. It marked a turning point in my life, not just spiritually, but in all aspects of it” ~ Alison. Today I’m excited to announce that the fourth edition of my book Unseen Footprints releases worldwide. Here’s a little about the book, what it has done for readers like Alison, and how God might use it in your life. More…

Unseen Footprints FREE Chapters

Could we have had encounters with the divine that we haven’t yet recognised as such? Could God be written into the drama of our lives as if played by a secondary character or an extra that we haven’t paid much attention to? Read or download the first three chapters of the new edition award-winning book Unseen Footprints. More…

Encore Episode: What the Wise of Men of Christmas Tell Us About Spiritual Searching

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The story of the Wise Men following a star to find the Christ child is one of the most retold stories at Christmas time. And for good reason. Beyond being a nice tale, it can be a paradigm for discovering a rich spiritual life. Many people have subscribed to my blog since this talk was first posted two years ago, so I share it again for you and the spiritual seekers in your life. More…

These 5 Practices Can Help You Build Resilience (FREE eBook)

Researchers into resilience are agreed: there are mental, emotional, social, and spiritual factors that help build inner strength in us. In my forthcoming book ‘Resilient: Your Invitation to a Jesus-Shaped Life’ I share how I discovered these factors in Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. In this accompanying ebook, I invite you to explore five practices implicit in Jesus’ teaching. Get your copy now. It’s FREE. More…

024 A Simple Rhythm for a Profound Spiritual Life

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Have you ever noticed that Jesus, at first, didn’t call his earliest followers to pray, do justice, heal the sick or share the gospel? Instead, he called them to do two things and two things alone. Here they are. If we grasp this simple rhythm, it will result in a transformative spiritual life. More…

010 The Wisdom of Staying Home. An Interview with Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove [Podcast]

In a world where travel is affordable, jobs are disposable and overseas friends are just a mouse-click away, it’s easy to become lured by the greener grass of ‘elsewhere’. According to Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, all this moving means we’re missing out on one of God’s best gifts. More…

The Story of God

We live in a world confused about meaning, guidance, liberation and love—as this video series has been exploring. Is there a story that can interrupt that confusion, open our eyes, and help us find some clarity? I believe there is, and in this 9 minute video I tell it. More…

In a broken world, where can I find liberation?

In a broken world, where can I find liberation? In this 5 minute video, I look at trends like ‘secular confessionals’, the rise of counselling centres and the discovery of forgiveness by the healing professions as signs of our search for personal freedom. More…

An Anxious Woman in a Faded Floral Dress

George Bernard Shaw once said that if you want to see how a society thinks, look at what it searches for. In this 6-part video series I explore a variety of social trends and suggest that four questions are bubbling up from the Australian soul, questions which I believe hint at a spiritual search. More…