Is your life defined by your ‘action’ or ‘passion’?

Is your life defined by your ‘action’ or ‘passion’?

Jesus’ ministry can be divided into three phases

  • Expectation Is Not Hope

    Expectation Is Not Hope

    I watched the Sulphur Crested Cockatoos as they struggled to fly against the polar winds hitting Melbourne this morning.

  • Knowing your ‘why’

    Knowing your ‘why’

    Recently I was talking with my brother-in-law about his experience in positions of leadership.

  • Australian Security in Overdrive? – Can we Keep a Balance?

    Australian Security in Overdrive? – Can we Keep a Balance?

    In March this year I listened to the then Australian Signals Directorate’s (ASD) Director-General Mike Burgess’ speech to the Lowy Institute.

  • Reflection on wearing chains

    Reflection on wearing chains

    As I am sure many of you can relate, I have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. On one hand I hate how much ‘people time’ it steals but on the other it's great for reminding me of birthdays and events in the past.

  • I Definitely, Don’t Want to Go Heaven! (Part 1)

    I Definitely, Don’t Want to Go Heaven! (Part 1)

    When Jesus of Nazareth stepped out of that tomb with an immortal body, Easter Sunday 2,000 years ago, I can assure you, he didn’t go to all that effort to take me or you to heaven. He had something much bigger in mind, dare I say so stupendous that we can’t begin to understand its enormity.

  • 3 Things to learn from Jackie Robinson: Part two

    3 Things to learn from Jackie Robinson: Part two

    Following on from part one, Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to play Major League Baseball beginning in the 1940s. Yet his success didn’t come easily.

  • Press 'Send' – oops!

    Press 'Send' – oops!

    The old saying used to be, "think before you speak." Now that social networking is here to stay, I believe it should now read," think before you hit 'send'."

  • Be content with who you are

    Be content with who you are

    “You’re blessed when you’re content with just who you are — no more, no less. That’s the moment you find yourself proud owners of everything that can’t be bought.”

  • Hold fast the confession of our hope

    Hold fast the confession of our hope

     “I believe in Jesus” is a powerful statement, but a statement that is also very powerful and much less used is “Jesus believes in me.”

  • Meditations in the Big Bird

    Meditations in the Big Bird

    I would treat the sky as if it is the biggest swimming pool and dive into the air. The wind would touch every hair on my body, letting them dance as they never did before.

  • The beauty of community

    The beauty of community

    Life is a curious thing. On the one hand, we experience the joy of weddings, birthdays, achievements, and celebrations.