Broken Dreams

Being Heard is the First Step to Healing

‘Being heard is the first step to healing.’ These words from Patrick Regan sum up well the TV conversation you’re about to see. In this TBN UK interview Patrick and I discuss the importance of sharing your emotions, why telling someone to ‘man up’ or ‘have more faith’ doesn’t work, how to understand God’s role in suffering, and how to see beautiful things emerge from your disappointment. I hope it brings you some encouragement today. More…

Do You Trust Me? One Woman’s Wrestle to Trust God with the Unexplainable

Woman with her head down, sad

If you’ve seen or gone through a deep grief, you’ll probably know the battle that takes place between your head and heart, while you’re trying to understand, come to terms with loss, and still trust God. Today I’m publishing an entry from someone’s private journal – someone walking that wilderness, wrestling with God while learning how to trust. More…

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Sheridan Voysey speaking at Cornerstone Uni, 2016

Moving on from a broken dream can be one of the hardest things to do—whether it’s letting go of the dream of marriage or children, a career or ministry in tatters, a divorce, or something else. If that’s you, or if you want to help others in their journey, or if you just want to see how trials can become catalysts for new and surprising things, join me at the ‘From Broken Dreams to New Beginnings’ conference! More…

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

Woman walking through derelict building

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…

A Prayer for Disappointed Olympians (and the Rest of Us)

Tired Man by Mic445

Like me and probably like you, my friend Clare Chate watched a lot of the Rio Olympics. Moved by the public failures some of these athletes endured, she wrote this post and prayer—which I’m sure will prove helpful for all us non-athletes too…in fact, anyone who’s had a disappointment or a broken dream. More…

Encore Episode: VeggieTales Creator Phil Vischer on Dreams, Loss and God

Phil Vischer was just 22 when he launched an animated kids show starring a cast of talking vegetables. That was 1989. Today, those talking veggies are the stars of the globally renowned 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. 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…

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 word of encouragement as she continues a difficult journey forward. 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…