Mark Rusic

Press Service International

Mark Rusic was born in Melbourne and has a bachelor in Mechanical engineering. He became a missionary to many suffering hardship and poverty on Madura Island in Indonesia, for about 4 years, from 1990. He has worked as a pastor-life coach over the past 17 years in Hope International Ministries.  Mark is also an artist and author and has also written two books which are a collection of his own paintings, photography and poetry. These include ‘Iconic Melbourne of Australia’ and ‘Iconic Animals of Australia with a voice to release your giant potential within.’ He has been counted among some of Australia’s best-selling authors since 2014 and is a public speaker in various community groups, organisations and churches. He has a special grace to help people find and release why they were born. See iconiccolours.com for more information about Mark’s services.

  • I love where I am

    As an artist and pastor I want my paintings to have a certain impressionistic beauty, while also carrying the prophetic voice of the spirit of God to encourage people.

  • Keep Moving

    As an artist and pastor I want to inject a prophetic voice with my paintings to release heaven on earth; ‘your kingdom come,’ Jesus said.

  • Racism, royals and a silent revolution

    The recent strong exchanges between Royals over ‘who is racist’ have boiled over into a media frenzy for all to see. Racism has raised its ugly head yet again.

  • To the 74 million with love

    74 million including many expectant evangelicals voted for Trump only to see him lose.  “It’s over. Let’s get on with life,” you may say. But Trump’s loss to gain a second term in office has left many in a place of deep disappointment.

  • Get the cows unlocked and wells unplugged

    Welcome to the intriguing world of Vincent Van Gogh. Is ‘The Cows’ painting just another Van Gogh? I say there is more to it.

  • The Movie Titanic-Coronavirus Parallel

    With the pandemic spreading, the dying escalating, economies sinking, and livelihoods smashed around the globe, I was strangely reminded of the movie Titanic.  The coronavirus is like the unsuspecting iceberg which we have tragically struck! And it seems we are all sinking.

  • Do you need to change?

    Situations may be arising, or circumstances you now face may be screaming out at you to change. It may be due to friction with someone close or a situation that requires a different perspective or approach.

  • Blake & 7 cows that change a nation!

    Australia has been afflicted and ravaged by so many disasters over the past two years. Drought, floods, bushfires and then COVID-19 outbreak with its consequent economic devastation. Have you wondered what God is doing or saying through it all? Has God abandoned us; can we do anything? I believe he wants us to be full of hope. Let me share my journey.

  • Is heaven on your mind?

    All the main world religions talk about heaven or a heavenly status in some way. Christ taught that it is a place where suffering ceases. There is eternal bliss as we live with our creator. He also shared there is a place of eternal damnation assigned to those who do not turn to him. The question is are you qualified to go to heaven? Has that been on your mind?

  • Are you lonely tonight?

    I am Adam. I look about in all directions in my garden called Eden, and at the distant horizons, with total awe and fascination.