Celebrating Well-Being Australia

Celebrating Well-Being Australia

12 months ago I stepped away from many of the portfolio ministries after a fall and a blackout. I too had to slow down. It is good now to look back since Well-Being Australia was initiated in 2000. Prior to that we had established the Sports and Leisure Ministry (now Sports Chaplaincy Australia) placing 150 chaplains into Australia’s professional sports.

  • Heroes of the faith

    Heroes of the faith

    Who are heroes of the faith? I can name two. There are oodles of people such as these two who might be referred to as such. In my life time these are two of them.

  • The Grant Harris Story

    The Grant Harris Story

    I was born in Palmerston North in July 1970, a provincial town north of Wellington in the southern North Island, New Zealand.

  • NZ Salvation Army War Cry ARPA presentation

    NZ Salvation Army War Cry ARPA presentation

    A few weeks ago now, on Friday 6 September in Christchurch, the NZ Salvation Army Media Unit gave a presentation on their War Cry edition in the wake of the Christchurch shooting.

  • First three weeks of 2020

    First three weeks of 2020

    The young writer program of Press Service International in conjunction with Christian Today has a 50 week plan which consists of 10 Cycles and in each Cycle there are 5 weeks of articles.

  • AE Zimbabwe  -  130,000 Bulawayons impacted by the Gospel

    AE Zimbabwe  -  130,000 Bulawayons impacted by the Gospel

    Africa Enterprise Zimbabwe’s mission in Bulawayo in September was in response to a city in crisis, with drought, economic carnage and significant social ills driving many of the city’s skilled workforce to Harare and neighbouring countries.

  • Positive - Around the Tables  

    Positive - Around the Tables  

    Well-Being Australia’s mission model of 'Around the Tables’ established in 2001has been welcomingly copied by a myriad of missions -  if possible, get a sponsor, meet in a congenial and central venue such a city hotel, at least one night there, and the 10-12 gathered ‘around the table’ in confidence to open their hearts.

  • The Tony De Kievit Story

    The Tony De Kievit Story

    Tony De Kievit is one of the Panellists for the 18-30 international young writers program for 2019, I asked each Panellist to write their own story – this is Tony’s.

  • Laguna Quays Respite almost 9 years

    Laguna Quays Respite almost 9 years

    The Whitsundays Laguna Quays Respite coordinated by Well-Being Australia for missions and has been enjoying mission visitors  -  2020 is our ninth year of serving mission people. The Whitsundays mission respite facility has provided many mission families / couples and chaplains - a much deserved rest and recuperation.

  • ARPA 2019 articles published in Christian Today

    ARPA 2019 articles published in Christian Today

    Today concludes the Australasian Religious Press Association (ARPA) published articles in Christian Today.

  • A new WEA Director for Missions and Evangelism appointed from New Zealand

    A new WEA Director for Missions and Evangelism appointed from New Zealand

    The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has appointed New Zealand’s Dr. Jay Matenga as the next Executive Director of the WEA’s Mission Commission (WEA MC). Jay was selected after a thorough search by the Mission Commission’s Global Leadership Council from a number of quality applicants.

  • Australian young writers to ‘Stand Alone’ in 2020

    Australian young writers to ‘Stand Alone’ in 2020

    The Press Service International program in conjunction with Christian Today saw the Kiwi young writers ‘Stand Alone’ in January this year and the International young writers likewise ‘Stand Alone’ in August.