Category Archives: Steve’s story

Be Thou My Vision

My favourite version of Be Thou My Vision.

In Christ alone

I think this is my favourite hymn. Expect to sing it at my funeral, the date of which is yet to be announced. The final verse: No guilt in life, no fear in death, This is the power of Christ in me; From life’s first cry to final breath. Jesus commands my destiny. No power […]

My precious!

Just in from England. My latest Shakespeare fix. “The Hollow Crown – TV Mini Series [DVD]” (Rupert Goold, Richard Eyre, Thea Sharrock)

English Club tonight

Off to English Club tonight. This will give you an idea of what we do. An hour on the topic of Listening. A break and then half an hour Discovery Bible Study. This is only an outline. There will be plenty of group discussion and role plays. The more they talk the better. Page two, […]

A sign you’ll only ever see in Canberra

I’m in Canberra this weekend training in Following Jesus and Fishing for People. This sign caught my attention. In accordance with the ACT Government’s commitment to sustainable water management we are reviewing the design and future management options for this pond. Only in our nation’s capital, the seat of government, would there be a permanent […]

Heading home

Heading home from Launceston, Tasmania. Saw my first set of albino wallabies (small version of the kangaroo)¬†this afternoon. I trained about 80 people at the Tailrace Centre¬†in Following Jesus and Fishing for People. Here’s an email from one: Hi guys – last night when I got home from the conference I decided to step out […]

Another day at the office

I arrived back from a week of training in Adelaide ready for a couple of days of hibernation and recovery. Michelle had other ideas. Let’s host a celebration for Chinese New Year. Ten Chinese friends brought food and drinks. We provided the space. Some have already come to faith in Christ. Others we’ve done discovery […]

Interview with Ed Stetzer

Today Ed Stetzer interviews me about What Jesus Started. You can jump in and leave comments, I’ll be around to answer them.

Headed north

By the time you read this Michelle and I will be headed north looking for a national park with a beach. It’s summer in Australia. I’ve set up a few posts to drop from time to time. My next book, What Jesus Started will be released on January 1 . . .

Introducing the Rev Dr Addison

It’s official, I have been ordained. I am now the Rev Dr Addison, BEc., BTh., DMin. That’s how I was introduced in Africa. Ok, I do have a Doctor of Ministry (not a Phd), but I’m not ordained and I”m not a “pastor”. Nobody listened. The titles stuck. In Liberia I met a Pentecostal Bishop […]