Introducing My New Book Project: Resilient!
I’m excited! Very excited in fact. Today dear friends I announce to you my next book project called 'Resilient: Your Invitation to a Jesus-Shaped Life'. It’s all about developing inner strength to weather life’s storms and flourish. The book releases worldwide on Wednesday October 21. There’ll be a short film series too, plus some free
046 Your Pain Can Get You Inside This Secret Tribe
There is a Tribe whose members are both hidden and everywhere around you. Initiation to this Tribe comes through suffering, inclusion comes through pain. If you’ve walked through the wilderness and born wounds from it, you’re an initiate. Take the vulnerable step of revealing your scars and you’ll soon be welcomed in.
045 How Author Beth Moran Broke Her Life of Silence
Imagine dropping grades in exams because your pen ran out of ink and you couldn’t ask for a replacement. Imagine hiding from friends you saw in the street because you were too afraid to say hello. That was author Beth Moran's life. In this interview you'll hear how she can now sit on a conference
When God Says No. A FREE Booklet for You
The wilderness of broken dreams can be a harsh place to dwell. Thank God there’s more to it than disappointment. In this FREE ebook and companion guide I explore what God does through such wilderness moments. Whether it's infertility, singleness, divorce, a lost career, or some other heartbreak, God uses these times to reveal our
043 How God Redeems Broken Dreams
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
The Day My Husband Was Arrested. A Letter from Kylie
'On December 12, 2010 my husband went to work early in the morning. That afternoon I received a phone call to say he'd been arrested for multiple offenses relating to child sexual abuse.' Please read Kylie's moving story, be encouraged by the faith that has gotten her through the deepest loss, and leave her a
Resources for the Christian Couple Facing Infertility
From the day a couple discovers conceiving naturally will be difficult, they are thrown into a complex world of options, opinions and decisions. Is IVF an ethical route to take? Should we foster or adopt? What about donor eggs or sperm, or surrogacy? Here are some resources that may be helpful for you or your
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!
Home Schooling My Autistic Son Helped Me Start Again
'Had I picked a resurrection year for myself, it wouldn't have looked like this' writes fantasy author LR Saul. 'And I would have missed out on so much.' Read on to discover how God surprises us with new beginnings - in Lisa's case, through home schooling her autistic son.
A Lesson on Courage
Each week 16 million people listen to BBC Radio 2. Now, not all of them were listening when I joined early morning host Alex Lester on Easter Monday to present the long-running Pause for Thought segment, but a few were! I was asked to talk about courage. Here's what I came up with.