Young writers Brain Trust last weekend

Young writers Brain Trust last weekend

 On Saturday 4 May in Melbourne the young writer’s Brain’s Trust met  -  led by chair Sam Gillespie, a gathering that has met since 2015 as a consultancy body for Press Service International and Christian Today.

  • Saturday - Young Writer’s Brain’s Trust in Melbourne

    Saturday - Young Writer’s Brain’s Trust in Melbourne

    Saturday (4 May) sees the annual young writer’s Brain’s Trust meeting in Melbourne chaired by Sydney’s Sam Gillespie.

  • African Enterprise Pastor Training Course empowers the next generation of evangelists

    African Enterprise Pastor Training Course empowers the next generation of evangelists

    Any true cultural change has to transcend the generation that leads it in order to last.

  • ANZAC has a strong local component

    ANZAC has a strong local component

    As long as I am able to recall even from a very early age, ANZAC Day involved three things  -  attending the ANZAC Day March, talking about the ideals of ANZAC within the family, learning about ANZAC at school.

  • History miracles  -  Cricket chaplaincy

    History miracles  -  Cricket chaplaincy

    The cricket ministry developed smoothly and without a hitch. It was only years later, that I discovered the reason for this smooth acceptance of chaplaincy, when I realised in the late 1990s that Denis Rogers, chairman of the Australian Cricket Board (ACB), would introduce me as "the Cricket industrial chaplain".

  • History miracles  -  Sports ministry  

    History miracles  -  Sports ministry  

    As previously explained I realised the nature of voluntary chaplaincy to a major industry such as Professional Sport required a strong philosophical housing where boundaries were very clearly defined within an InterChurch ministry framework.

  • History miracles  -  Christian athletes

    History miracles  -  Christian athletes

    As a result of an article written by Basil Worner in the November (1984) issue of 'The Sports Coach magazine', the late Tony Dunkerely read of my appointment as the Australian cricket team chaplain. In his capacity as the Australian Joey's Assistant Coach and the Victorian Soccer Under 21 Head Coach, Tony contacted me.

  • A Seriously Surprising Easter

    A Seriously Surprising Easter

    This Easter Bible Society is giving away 85,000 copies of The Seriously Suprising Story, the next booklet in their popular children’s series.

  • History miracles  -  AIS chaplaincy

    History miracles  -  AIS chaplaincy

    Mr Kevan Gosper AC was the chairman of Shell Australia, the Australian Sports Commission and Vice President of the Australian Olympic Committee. Through my industrial chaplaincy ministry at Shell Australia, we established an ongoing link.

  • History miracles  -  Rodeo Ministry

    History miracles  -  Rodeo Ministry

    In 1984, after two years of foundational development, I was ready to initiate links into rural Australia. Professional rodeo - a major cultural and social activity that would lead naturally into this area of ministry.

  • History miracles  -  Tennis chaplaincy

    History miracles  -  Tennis chaplaincy

    By late 1984  after 1982-83 foundational development and initiating the travel meeting sport administrators (1984), I had already established chaplaincies in several professional sports such as cricket, rugby league, AFL, motor racing, the PGA, the NBL Basketball (the first being the Illawarra Hawks), yachting and many other sports, I was ready to open discussions with the tennis fraternity.

  • Program in Mathare Enables Women to Secure Their Own Future

    Program in Mathare Enables Women to Secure Their Own Future

    While in the Westwomen’s rights have made great progress, in Africa, even the most basic of rights aren’t available for women in many tribes and communities.