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Well, Who Are You?

“Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.” – Buckaroo Banzi “Well, who are you?” – The Who Often during the first 3 years here in Dublin, I would tell people that there were...

Dublin…a Rip-Off?

There was a big story in Dublin yesterday. A tourism expert from New Zealand was speaking on the other side of the country and said he would never recommend Dublin for a trip because “Dublin is a rip-off!”

How Ireland Popped On Our Radar (5 years post 2)

While this summer marks 5 years, since we arrived in Dublin, it is also the 7 year anniversary of our first trip here as a family. With that trip playing such an important part on the life of our family, I wanted to explain a bit about how it came about. There were actually a few things that came together to bring this trip about.

Re-seeing Dublin

One of things I love getting to do is show off Dublin to people who come to visit. Whether it is ministry partners from the States, or colleagues in Communitas, having a day or two...

What’s In A Name?

If you’ve been part of our journey for the past few years you know that we have looked for help in giving a name to our project here in Clontarf. And if you thought we...

9 Things I Miss About Living In New York

It has always been one of the hardest questions to answer. Shortly after we moved to Dublin we would be asked, What do you miss most about the States? It would specifically be asked by...

No Agendas

Here is the second of two videos looking at the topic of embedding...along with a couple other thoughts.

embedding….with style

In the church planting process Christian Associates uses, the first step is embedding…basically it is becoming part of the neighbourhood. Just about a year ago Elizabeth and I shared some of our thoughts on the...

How We Spent Our Summer

Okay, that was a crazy summer. And while it isn’t officially over, when we look back on this year, it will be this past 8-week period that sticks in our memories. If we are connected...