The past few weeks I’ve been going through a pretty intense argument with God. Which, in some ways, is a bit ridiculous because let’s face it, He wins. Even when we don’t listen, He’s still in charge.
Four weeks or so ago, I was in Port Macquarie, struggling over what step to take next in my life, when I had one of those moments where God speaks so clearly, He might as well be sitting next to you. For several months previous, I’d received several invitations to come to a particular church in Melbourne, along with hints about living there. Then I was walking through Port Macquarie one day, gazing up at the skies, just asking God how to work out what step to take next when he just dropped the words straight into my heart. It was one of the clearest directions I’ve ever received in my life.
So, great, right? I was locked in. I had a bit of a holiday in Brisbane to enjoy, and then I would make my way to Melbourne and settle there, so that I could get involved in this church. It’s exciting when God gives you a nice clear direction, because suddenly you’re just raring to go and find out what He has in store for you.
Then Queensland happened. Continue Reading →