My trip to Melbourne this year was somewhat spontaneous. I’d just gotten back from Byron and wonder filled my heart. Not just over seeing
beautiful new places, but the space I carved out to be filled by wonder over God’s people. No matter where I go, one thing is clear – my
favourite photographer Benj Haisch put it like this:
“Forests, mountains, waterfalls, rivers, & beaches are all super fun to photograph, but it’s always way better to have some
amazing people in those places to photograph too.”
Yes, the Twelve Apostles and incredible cliffs sung of God’s timelessness – that He is the ultimate Rock of Ages; eternal, infinite.
The slow eroding over time of these magnificent rocks testifies to His creative powers long before I was born. He has been working there
before I was born and will continue to after I die; my life is finite, but He are infinite.
But it was the conversations with the girl I stayed with that declared loudly the healing and transforming power of God’s grace. God has brought
Amy through so much, and have touched some of the deepest parts of her heart with His Fingers of grace. I am thankful for the hospitality
she showed me by opening her home to me. I am thankful for the way she served me by driving me out to the Great Ocean Road and letting me rest.
I am thankful that she loves me, gives me words of affirmation and encouragement, and points me to Jesus. May I never cease to be amazed by
the personal ways God’s reach into people’s lives to set them free, more than the most magnificent mountains and deepest seas.
I visited Melbourne last year for an Acts 29 Church Planting conference called Leading On The Frontlines.
I wasn’t able to share any of the images I took that weekend, so I thought I’d add them here if you’re still scolling 🙂
This simple logo designed by my beautiful friend Jay as we sat in a coffee shop sharing incredible truths we were learning at the conference.
We Three meaning her, me, and our great God.