Category Archives: Steve’s story

Isn’t this what we signed up for?

I’m in Ballarat today on the way to Sydney and then Brisbane. Hanging out at the Beechworth Bakery. Great food. Bottomless cup of coffee. Free internet. I ran a Following and Fishing training last night. Laura, the youngest in the room, reported in how she has shared her story with six friends. She has four […]

The spread of the word over breakfast

We sat down at breakfast this morning and struck up a conversation with We’re in Chiang Mai for the MOVE staff conference. He’s a health professional who educates in drug and alcohol abuse and healthy living. He is passionate about his job but discouraged at how hard it is to help people change. Michelle and […]

I’m looking for someone to read the Bible with someone, would you be interested?

My wife Michelle is not only a great practitioner, she also knows the power of training others to do what she does. This email just came in from one of the women she’s training. Hi Michelle Congrats on your Masters! I am so excited as the Lord told me to speak to the lady who […]

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 […]