Russell Modlin

Press Service International

Russell Modlin teaches English and Physical Education at a Christian School on the Sunshine Coast. He is married to Belinda and they have three children.

Russell Modlin’s archive of previous article can be found at

  • The little things matter

    In AFL (Australian Rules Football), the team song at the end of the game (when you’ve won), is a time honoured tradition.

  • He’s 21. This is my son.

    I had just snagged my first Capricornia (Mackay, Rockhampton, Gladstone areas) Under 15 schoolboys Australian Rules coaching role in Mackay during the year 2000.

  • It is time for men to change the narrative

    I would hope by now my three sons (aged 20, 17 and 12) know what type of man I am and still becoming.

  • Read the room

    I am not so sure Christians are very good at times “reading the room.”

  • Change the Heart

    #ChangeTheHeart will be a unique, national service led by Aunty Jean Phillips and Aboriginal Christian Leaders simulcast on television, online, and on radio. Monday, 25 January 2021 at 7:30 pm AEDT.

  • Parents in arms

    I am a week away from celebrating my 25th year of marriage. It was not that long ago I wrote about celebrating my 20th year married to the same woman! here

  • It’ll be the most important Mo you will ever grow- Movember 2020

    Here’s a spoonful of cement.

  • Giving young writers a voice

    Willing to tackle and wrestle with life from a Christian worldview?

  • Snitches get stitches   

    As a teacher, I hate hearing this phrase.  I also have not enjoyed the 34 stitches my body has endured this year…another story for another time perhaps.

  • Acting Christian rather than white

    Australia’s modern history has a past filled with struggle, sweat, heartbreak and tears.