5 days apart – Easter and Anzac

5 days apart – Easter and Anzac

As a nation, this year there are 5 days day apart  -  two very significant dates as public holidays. One is religious (Easter) and the other is national (Anzac Day).

  • Hmmmm...

    Hmmmm...

    So as usual, the deadline of this article crept up on me by surprise and I am writing this in a bit of a sweat, wondering if I can conjure up some life-affirming or earth-shattering revelation about myself or God.

  • There is no separating God and morality

    There is no separating God and morality

    My most recent article on rethinking vaccinations and its connection to abortion generated quite a response from both sides of the fence. I expected that much as it is always a hot topic when discussed.

  • Self-harm in adolescents and how we got here

    Self-harm in adolescents and how we got here

    What if all of life’s problems stem from relationships?

  • Learning to rest

    Learning to rest

  • Approaching half way

    Approaching half way

    I recently turned 39, 1 year shy of 40.

  • Japanese submarine landing party   

    Japanese submarine landing party   

    "Clandestine Submarine landing party" a painting by Tronson du Coudray“ the missionary painter - is the basis of my first Anzac reflections.

  • Are the judgements for real  

    Are the judgements for real  

    The announced Judgements as revealed in the Scriptures are very specific, along with some surprises with a careful reading of the Biblical text.

  • What does ‘we are one’ look like?

    What does ‘we are one’ look like?

    The recent Christchurch tragedy has brought out the best in New Zealanders. Kiwis have responded defiantly to this horror with a determination to see that this never happen again in our land.

  • East African Mission Orphanage

    East African Mission Orphanage

    The East African Mission Orphanage (EAMO) was established in 1997 by a NSW Central Coast Christian couple Ralph & May Spinks in Nakuru, Kenya.

  • Thoughts on godliness

    Thoughts on godliness

    I have had a few thoughts simmering in my mind this Easter on the difference between spirituality and godliness. At first glance these terms appear at least alike if not synonymous and both indicate a belief or acknowledgement of a God or higher power which informs behaviours and activities of some kind.

  • The Good Old Days Are Today

    The Good Old Days Are Today

    A lot of people have the tendency to look back at the good old days with great affection; the weather seemed better in the good old days, life seemed simpler in the good old days, we sung better songs in the church in the good old days, whatever it was, the greater the distance between today and yesterday the better those days seemed to be.