Melbourne-based missional thinker and practitioner, passionate about transforming churches and empowering leaders.

This is the blog of a surrendered missional thinker, pastor-practitioner and disciple. As you read the thoughts this page contains I hope that you will not only engage with me and my thoughts, but that God would bring his rule and reign to be ever more present in your life.


"Missionary movements begin with men and women who encounter the living God and surrender in loving obedience to His call."

Steve Addison

"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humour and some style."

Maya Angelou

July 21, 2017

Imagine churches full of people who see past these labels, a transparent church. Who sees through gender, age, race, and history, to cooperatively join God on his mission in the world.

May 8, 2017

I'm sorry. To the women I failed to raise up because of fear, I'm sorry. To the women who felt displaced because I found my place, I'm sorry. To the women I saw as competition, and not as sisters in Christ, I'm sorry.  A couple of years ago I was convi...

April 19, 2017

Too many churches approach the missional conversation with eyes for novelty, not innovation. Simon Sinek in his book, Start with Why, helpfully unpacks the difference between innovation and novelty. Novelty is the addition of a new feature to an existing idea, but “re...

December 31, 2016

This blog first appeared on the Discipleship Institute Blog. 

One of the biggest blockers to missional ministry in Australia is the over programmed, busy culture. We work long hours, drive our cars home, into our castles with their automatic drawbridges, and shut the do...

December 21, 2016

This blog first appeared on the Discipleship Institute Blog.

KIPPERS: Kids in Parents Pockets Eroding Retirement Savings…

Yes it’s a thing! KIPPERS are often seen as young adults of working age, who have finished studying but still living at home. In Melbourne 27% of 20...

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