Snowmageddon

Snowmageddon

Snowmageddon? Is that even a word? In Vancouver this week, it was a reality. The first snow of the year produced total mayhem on the roads, with a promise of more to come. I am not talking about a few flakes that slowed things down, but a total upheaval of the travel...
A Different Way to Gather

A Different Way to Gather

I am blessed. I get front row seats to watch God at work in an increasing number of churches as we seek to join with what God is doing in our neighbourhoods. Years ago, I remember Stuart Murray Williams suggesting that we need multi-voice churches in this...

Unexpected Gifts

Dear Friend of Forge, What gift are you asking for this Christmas? My kids have hounded me for a list, but I have already had an incredibly rich season in receiving 4 gifts from the Lord. Gift #1 was an amazing week away, being led to numbers of old friends. Reminded...
Two Lessons I Need to Learn

Two Lessons I Need to Learn

It has been said that ‘although it only took 40 days for the Jews to get out of Egypt, it took 40 years for Egypt to get out of the Jews.’ When I am asked “what have you learned about ministry during COVID?”, there are two things that quickly come to my mind but, like...
What’s Next?

What’s Next?

Summer went quickly and the work ahead feels overwhelming. In the past week, I have spoken to movement leaders in The US and in Australia, in Wales and in England, who are telling the story of Pastor/Leaders who are deeply tired as a result of facing COVID, political...