Showing posts from April, 2020


Along with most of the world at this point, New Zealand is under lockdown which in turn makes all of my work remote. This has been a time for lots of creativity and imagination, and those who are skilled in the art of improvising have found their time to shine in the world of distance operations. The theme of my life at the moment seems to be “we’ll make it up as we go along.” Not exactly ideal for someone who likes to be prepared and ahead of the curve, but definitely a time to grow, pray, and watch God work. These are some of the ways I’ve been continuing to serve in my post as a youth pastor and some of the things I’ve done just because I’ve been given the time and space.  I, as I’m sure most of you do, feel like a model example for a prime New Yorker article cover where my hand has actually turned into a phone and my eyes have the constant gleam of a back-lit screen. Don’t get me wrong. I’m thankful. Without this hand-held computer, I’d be up the creek without a paddle,