Mission retirement – Ha !

Mission retirement – Ha !

Yesterday I turned 66. Ron Ross who is as heavily engaged in mission as I am, is 79. Rowland Croucher the Pastor's Pastor with a hectic mission schedule turns 80 in December.

  • Boundaries effect us every day

    Boundaries effect us every day

    Two days ago, Saturday 4 November were two significant family events. It was our grand daughter's ninth birthday and in our family that celebration has a family boundary where we highlight this wonderful event.

  • Cane trains the life blood of the sugar industry in a grass roots sort of way

    Cane trains the life blood of the sugar industry in a grass roots sort of way

    The Footplate Padre was born and raised in the Mackay region of Queensland which is a huge sugar cane growing area.

  • Olympic Ministry Medal video 2009

    Olympic Ministry Medal video 2009

    A number of previous ministry videos from Well-Being Australia are being given an airing and one of these was when Dr Mark and Delma Tronson were awarded the Olympic Ministry Medal.

  • Good and bad compromise ongoing

    Good and bad compromise ongoing

    The classic modern historical example of 'bad compromise' was UK Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's 'Peace for our time' on 30 September 1938 in relation to his policy of appeasement toward Nazi Germany.

  • The nature of Trust – dealing with rule changes

    The nature of Trust – dealing with rule changes

    This is a follow on from yesterday where I have written on trust many times before. In this instance I introduced this subject by asking whether you ever had a niggling injury or medical problem that just wouldn't go away?

  • The nature of trust – who can you trust?

    The nature of trust – who can you trust?

    I have written of this issue of Trust previously on many occasions and it is such an important subject and I am presenting it again with some updates.

  • Thousands of Kiwi kids will get really good news this Christmas

    Thousands of Kiwi kids will get really good news this Christmas

    Bible Society is giving away 93,000 booklets and leaflets nationwide telling the story of Christmas.

  • Video of Well-Being Australia from yesteryear

    Video of Well-Being Australia from yesteryear

    Well-Being Australia as a ministry was established in March 2000 when Heads of Churches released Dr Mark and Delma Tronson from their 18 years of founding the Sports and Leisure Ministry.

  • Tim Wilson – a panellist in the young writer program

    Tim Wilson – a panellist in the young writer program

    Tim Wilson is a sport writer panellist who served with YWAM for many years and is now studying for a masters in divinity at a seminary (bible college) in the US. These are his words.

  • Hand-crafted cards

    Hand-crafted cards

    Delma Tronson my wife of 40 years and in missionary service the same number of years has given workshops and seminars on many occasions in her extensive ministry continues to speak about the high value of a hand-written letter or a hand-crafted card.

  • Video of the Footplate Padre ministry from 2002

    Video of the Footplate Padre ministry from 2002

    The Footplate Padre ministry was initiated during my years at seminary 1977-1980 at Morling College having been a locomotive driver for 10 years and my interest in industrial chaplaincy with the InterChurch Trade and Industry Mission.

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