Jon Coombs

Jon Coombs is the Associate Pastor for Youth & Young Adults at Rowville Baptist Church in Melbourne, Australia. For over 15 years he has been working with youth and young adults in churches, schools, mission agencies and not-for-profit organisations. He holds an MDiv from the Melbourne School of Theology and writes regularly at joncoombs.com. You can find and connect with him on Twitter or Facebook.

Redeeming Love for Run-Down Parents

With three small children under the age of six we are in a particular parenting season. Everyone tells us it is “just a season,” but I gather it will be a long one. Multiple times during any particular…

The Public Progress of a (Youth) Pastor

Out on our back window sit various pots filled with soil and seed. Come spring, these pots will be emptied, the soil will be turned, and new seeds will be planted. We, and our kids, will then spend…

Clarifying The Call of God

As we sipped our coffees at a local café, a student asked, “How do I know if that’s what God is calling me to?” On another occasion, sitting in my office, a different student said, “I’m just not…