Conor Ryan

Press Service International

Conor is from Adelaide, South Australia. He has a history degree from Tabor College and has a gardening business. Conor has played in Christian heavy metal band Synnove. He is involved in Operation Canaan, a ministry that prays and intercedes for the music scene. He loves God, music, reading, traveling and thinking deeply about philosophy and current events in the world.

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  • If you care about the poor be a capitalist

    When we look at the world today one of the unmistakable realities about it is the vast material inequality that exists. Nations like Australia enjoy incredible levels of wealth, comfort and ease but if we look at the Third World there is overwhelming poverty, disease and suffering.

  • God the master of time

    One thing that God has impressed upon me lately is how amazing he is in his sovereignty. This has gone from a dry theological concept to something living and mighty in my life.

  • Meditation and mindfulness

    Meditation or mindfulness is a practice that is gaining increasing popularity in western society. Many people find in their busy lives filled with stresses and anxieties that they need a way of experiencing peace in the midst of it all.

  • Insights from cold showers

    From time to time I like to watch motivational videos on YouTube that spur me on to make the most of my life. The ones that have the most impact on me challenge me to toughen up and become more disciplined.

  • Faith, food and fasting

    If we don't spend much time thinking and reflecting about the different parts of our lives and how they relate to our discipleship journey it is easy to adopt the dominant values of the society around us.

  • Coronavirus: is this a new beginning or are we close to the end?

    Is this a new beginning or are we close to the end?

  • The glorious punk rock resurrection of Seraphs Coal

    In August last year Adelaide 90's Christian punk rock band Seraphs Coal announced they were reuniting for one show. As bookings quickly sold out it soon morphed into an epic weekend of three sold out shows and an east coast tour.

  • A tribute to John Smith

    Earlier this year contemporary Christianity lost one of its most interesting and extraordinary leaders. Reverend Dr John Smith, founder of God's Squad Motorcycle Club, passed away into eternity after a life of many years of powerful and faithful service in ministry.

  • South Australian History Month

    Recently I was driving along one of the main roads in Adelaide and I began to have a curiosity arise in me about what this road would have been like 150 years ago. How would it have been different?

  • From the red pill to the God pill

     'You know something. What you know, you can't explain. But you feel it. You felt it your entire life. Something's wrong with the world. You don't know what, but it's there. Like a splinter in your mind...  driving you mad.