Looking ahead is vital

Looking ahead is vital

Surfing involves looking ahead. My experience as a surfer I have found it's not good enough to just catch the wave, you need to be able to catch the wave in the right position..

  • The power of a single candle.

    I could easily bring you an update on the pastors being arrested in western countries. Or inform you of the churches that are being burnt and vandalized every day. But you can follow those stories yourself and do what you believe you must based on that information. This month I want to bring you some encouragement on how much someone can achieve despite their background or current challenges.

  • Red stop light – a teacher and a male

    A story – true – hear this out. A South Australian male teacher has warned all young men to stay clear of a teaching career due to unsubstantiated or doubtful claims that might be made against them by female students.

  • That redeeming love…

    Have you ever read the book of Hosea? The story is not your average love story, but it holds a profound meaning in the Kingdom of God.

  • Hillsong Church member who mocked Covid vaccines dies of virus

    A member of Hillsong Church, who had mocked Covid vaccines in his social media posts over recent months, has tragically died from the virus.

  • It’s nothing personal

    With Sydney already in the midst of a strict lockdown down, and all of Victoria embarking on yet another one as I write this, it is hard not to take the coronavirus a bit personally—especially as it has ruined the plans I had for my birthday!

  • Time to roll your sleeves up – breaking the cycle of helplessness

    I feel helpless at times.

  • Basis of identity

    Culture, heritage, family, life experience. There are so many things that contribute to how we see ourselves and our place in the world.

  • Not easy – pulling up a high speed express

    As the Fooptlate Padre and a former locomotive engineman, I am one person who is able to attest that it takes kilometres to bring a train to a halt.

  • How reasonable is it to say Jesus is the only way?

    I have been a Christian now for approximately 16 years; one question never gets old and is always being asked.

  • If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you

  • Awkward questions

    From an early age most of us learn that it’s rude to ask personal questions or point and stare at people. Yet we’re all familiar with the kind of situation where a child stares at someone in a wheelchair and says in a loud voice, ‘What’s wrong with that person? Why don’t they have any legs?’ Or they might say about someone with a scarred face: ‘Yuck! They look weird!’