Pioneer Leaders Conference 2013

I have just returned from the Pioneer Leaders Conference. So many highlights: Fantastic Worship. Even found myself enjoying that folk music track; though I preferred the Harlem Shuffle Mixed-up delivery: interviews, bible-teaching, testimonies, poetry, group exercises … Strong sense of God’s presence prophetically and for healing. The culture of honour: so many different people leading sessions, young and old, men and women, black and white, given space … The focus … Continue Reading →

Reading the Bible with those who need it most

A wonderful way to do a bible study with those who so desperately need it (from my friend Dr Bob Ekblad): Last month I spoke at a conference called Unlocking the Future: From Mass Incarceration to Restorative Justice at Texas Lutheran University. I also preached about the Gerasene demoniac, inviting students to cross over to the other side with Jesus into the world of violent offenders (see: That evening … Continue Reading →

The High Priesthood of All Believers

A friend – Hellie Brunt – told me just the other day that she believes God spoke to her recently through the imagery of Aaron’s bejewelled garments (Exodus 28). She was praying and saw herself decorated in jewels. Shortly after that a friend (let’s call him Bob) came up to her and told her he saw her decorated in jewels. A few days later she went to a meeting where … Continue Reading →