If you know me personally you will know that I LOVE all things Disney. (Sorry Disney haters). I love DisneyLand. I love The Little Mermaid. And let’s not forget FROZEN! I hope I haven’t lost you….hang in there…what I love most about the movie FROZEN is the story behind the feature song of the movie – a story I only just found out about this … Continue reading WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM “FROZEN” – The power of a song
A few months ago I received a dream from the Lord and have pondered it until now. I feel this dream is pertinent to what is happening right now in Australia. In the dream I was in the car with my mother. I was a child again. We were driving along with mountains in the distance. As I looked at the top of the mountains … Continue reading THE BLACK STALLION
A few nights ago I had a dream. In it I began to sing a prophetic song. The words were “Just like the golden gate bridge, let the church of God arise”. When I awoke I wondered what the dream meant. I have spent the last few days studying the history of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco and as I began to read … Continue reading THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE -LET THE CHURCH ARISE
On the 28th May 2014 during worship at an event we run called The Gathering, I saw this picture: I saw Indigenous men – strong and fit, some had beards. The Lord said to me “These are the elders and owners of the land”. I saw they were this generation – for this time. They looked around 40-50 years of age. In them I saw … Continue reading A Prophetic Picture: The Indigenous Elders and Angels of Australia
Have you ever wondered what makes a great worship song? What makes a travel across the world to be sung in both stadiums and the local church? Here are some of my thoughts…. 1. They are theologically sound and therefore cross denominational boundaries. A song that carries the truths of the Gospel will travel miles further than a song that carries denominational truths. A denominational … Continue reading What Makes A Great Worship Song?
Over the years I have often been asked to be an advisor for church worship recordings and I’ve seen what works and what doesn’t during the process. I have a heart to see church worship teams fulfil their calling in their communities and be all they were called for, being encouraged through the process to grow both musically and spiritually. Here are some thoughts on … Continue reading When To Record A Church Worship Album
Wherever I go, I often see worship communities trying to create something that can have global impact in worship. This is noble in many cases, but it has also caused growing concern in me as I see people losing their focus by taking their attention off just loving Jesus. For me, creating something at ‘home’ that allows congregations to experience the touch of Heaven should … Continue reading The Five Markers Of Worship That Changes Atmospheres