Laguna Quays Respite readying for 2019

Laguna Quays Respite readying for 2019

The Whitsundays Laguna Quays Respite coordinated by Well-Being Australia for missions is completely full with two separate mission occupying the full month. Now in its eighth year the Whitsundays mission respite facility has provided many mission families / couples a much deserved rest and recuperation. 

  • Australian and NZ railway level crossings an issue (PSI Best of 2018)

    Australian and NZ railway level crossings an issue (PSI Best of 2018)

    A fascinating article in the NZ Herald from my archive once again highlighted the continual dangers of railway level crossings, citing one train driver who experienced the unfortunate situation of having motor vehicles drive in front of his engine resulting in the motorist’s death on each occasion.

  • Tossers – and there about (PSI Best of 2018)

    Tossers – and there about (PSI Best of 2018)

    In my archive I found this Sydney Morning Herald article titled “How to tell if you're a tosser” written by Larissa Ham and it's quite a revealing piece of literature as having read it, in all honesty I can't think of anyone who hasn't qualified at some point in their lives, and this includes me.

  • The issue of saying anything (PSI Best of 2018)

    The issue of saying anything (PSI Best of 2018)

    A friend who I went to school with, and a prominent member of the Sex Party and a number of other Eros type organisations, a few years ago sent me an Email, questioning why I and other church leaders had not been, in his view, prominent in denouncing the sex crimes within the Church (by this he particularly meant the Catholics and Anglicans).

  • Australian young writers start Monday 21 January

    Australian young writers start Monday 21 January

    The Australian young writers 18-30 years of age commence their 2019 program with Christian Today on Monday filling Weeks 2, 3 and 4 and Week 5 the Over 31s. So as to explain - this current Week 1 we are publishing the international young writers.

  • CARD – another ministry IT idea (PSI Best of 2018)

    CARD – another ministry IT idea (PSI Best of 2018)

    As an avid reader of Christian news media from the four quarters of the earth (as it were) there is not a week passes without there being some item on another ministry idea generated and put into the market place of Christian ministry.

  • Cache found (PSI Best of 2018)

    Cache found (PSI Best of 2018)

    In my archive is a News.com article where a New York land-lord, after the tenant left to move somewhere else, when checking the room, found a cool $1 million under the bed.

  • 2019 young writer program commences today

    2019 young writer program commences today

    The 2019 young writer program in conjunction with Christian Today commenced this morning with an exciting fresh group of international young writers, Kiwi young writers, senior writers, Christian News, Sport and the other regulars.

  • Common sense of locomotive liveries (PSI Best of 2018)

    Common sense of locomotive liveries (PSI Best of 2018)

    1952 was a wonderful year for Queensland Railways when the very first mainline diesel electric locomotive came on stream, the gleaming blue and white 1100 class hood designed monster of the rail followed not long after by the streamline designed 1200 Class.

  • Money keeps missions afloat (PSI Best of 2018)

    Money keeps missions afloat (PSI Best of 2018)

    The Church of England's former Bishop of Rochester Michael Nazir-Ali says that what the great faiths condemn is the irresponsible use of wealth, not wealth itself. The worship of money is the root of all evil and not money on its own.

  • War Artists (PSI Best of 2018)

    War Artists (PSI Best of 2018)

    Over the years it has come my way to give an ANZAC Day speech and in recent years I have touched on War Artists. 

  • Creditable history associated with faith financed missionary support (PSI Best of 2018)

    Creditable history associated with faith financed missionary support (PSI Best of 2018)

    Reliable statistics on evangelical missionary endeavours has always been of interest to many of us. Over the past few years I have written much on the nature of faith finances such as how CrossGlobal Link and The Mission Exchange merged representing 35,000 evangelical missionaries deployed in every country by more than 190 agencies and churches in North America.