Can anything good come out of painful 'wilderness' experiences like grief, unwanted singleness, infertility or failure? I believe so. In this talk I explore how God makes the wilderness a place of surprising revelation, provision and discovery.
Most of us believe in the Disney Dream: that our prince will come, the damsel will be rescued, and the fairy tale of our lives will come true. But what do we do when the the fairy tale doesn't come true? Here's our Resurrection Year story recorded at Riverview Church, Perth.
Proverbs 30 describes the barren womb as 'never satisfied'. In this video and podcast I respond to Becky's question: does the pain and longing of infertility ever go away, or just lessen over time?
If you haven't discovered it yet, FaithVillage.com is a neat social space offering a wide variety of online fun catering to all manner of interests. FaithVillage's Senior Editor Brad Russell recently interviewed me about Resurrection Year. Through this series of short video discussions, a lot of Merryn's and my story comes out.
The secret is out. Merryn and I have never been able to have children. In this video and podcast I tell our story of infertility, IVF and attempted adoption, and how we were able to start again after bringing the dream of a family to an end.
Read chapter 7 of Resurrection Year FREE. The 'wilderness' season of infertility and loss is behind us, Merryn and I are into our 'Resurrection Year', and here we learn some lessons on what to be grateful for while wandering the streets of Paris.
In 1989 22 year-old Phil Vischer launched an animated kids show starring a cast of talking vegetables. It became the massively popular VeggieTales series. In this interview Phil talks candidly about the rise and fall of his company, and the lessons he learned about dreams, success, failure and God.
I’m often asked to name a favourite radio interview I’ve done and this 2001 conversation is always on the list. Adrian Plass is a British writer, speaker, poet and humorist. In this interview we talk about finding the funny side of life and church. Little did I know in 2001 just what this interview would
Imagine entering life without arms or legs. In 1982 Nick Vujicic was born with the rare Tetra-amelia disorder, a condition which still baffles doctors today. Yet, with one small foot and a lot of faith, Nick is living a most extraordinary life and bringing hope to millions.
Here's the video trailer for my next book, Resurrection Year: Turning Broken Dreams into New Beginnings. There were no lights, make up, or scripts - just some ad-libbed thoughts recorded to camera while I was in Nashville last year. So