A friendly competition

A friendly competition

I’m a firm believer in the power of sport to make a positive change in our communities, but it’s important to remember that sporting organisations shouldn’t be expected to provide health care or welfare services—that’s not what they are designed for.

  • Challenge Melbourne

    Challenge Melbourne

    One of Melbourne’s most iconic sites will again host one of the year’s biggest triathlons in April.

  • City Maintain Slender Lead!!!

    City Maintain Slender Lead!!!

    Manchester City were back at home on Saturday as they comfortably took all 3 points with a 3-1 win defeating Watford. City were controversially awarded the lead after what looked like a clear offside resulted in Sterling scoring just after half time.

  • Anglican Ironman

    Anglican Ironman

    "I pray for everyone that overtakes me, so that's a lot of folk getting prayed for out there.” Rev. Paul Carr has an unusual hobby.

  • Softball returns to the Olympics 2020

    Softball returns to the Olympics 2020

    Softball at the Summer Olympics has returned for 2020. Softball at the Summer Olympics was on the Olympic programme from 1996 to 2008. Softball was removed from the programme for 2012 and 2016, but was added, along with baseball, for the 2020 Summer Olympics.

  • City tear apart Chelsea!!!

    City tear apart Chelsea!!!

    Super Sunday was truly a shock of epic proportions as Manchester City hosted Chelsea in what was a highly anticipated contest with so much riding on the result. 

  • Footplate Padre - Pulling Together Out West (PSI Best of 2019)

    Footplate Padre - Pulling Together Out West (PSI Best of 2019)

    New South Wales Government Railways locomotive crews in the days of steam out the back blocks of the state such as at Nyngan Locomotive Depot, everyone worked together to get their trains over long difficult dusty destinations, especially in mid-summer.

  • Contemplating the Cross on a Beautifully Timbered… (PSI Best of 2018)

    Contemplating the Cross on a Beautifully Timbered… (PSI Best of 2018)

    A valid question for Pastors, Ministers and Theologians is - when contemplating the Cross of Christ - where might be a good place to be still for contemplation.

  • 2019 NBA All Star Preview

    2019 NBA All Star Preview

    The big overhyped powder puff event in the calendar year is about to roll around again. The 2019 All Star game is predicably going to be like every other All Star game before it, all show and no go.

  • Focus: sport’s Holy Grail

    Focus: sport’s Holy Grail

    Champion athletes, such as basketballer Michael Jordan, are famous for their ability to focus under pressure. Most athletes can focus on executing their skills in training. However, it is only the best, like Jordan, that have developed their ability to focus under pressure.

  • Parent’s journey – medical diagnosis

    Parent’s journey – medical diagnosis

    As a Minister of 41 years it has been my lot to minister to families and parents whose children of whatever age has received a horrific medical diagnosis. The story below relates to such parents although this particular situation were parents of an adult daughter who had children and diagnosed with breast cancer.

  • Ease of travel remains on the agenda  - AU/NZ

    Ease of travel remains on the agenda  - AU/NZ

    My wife Delma of 41 years and I have recently travelled to Christchurch, New Zealand and the passport drama continues with cameras, passport slots and the like.