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An Open Letter to Kids Church Leaders

An open letter to kids church leaders: you are doing more for our children than you realise. Praise God for your ministry! For 15 years, I’ve served in kids church or children's ministry at different churches and denominations. During that time, I worked almost solely with 2-4 year olds. Through those years, I wondered about the impact it had on their lives – if any – apart from providing a child-free ...

By |2021-11-02T10:58:55+10:00November 3rd, 2021|Children, FAITH|0 Comments
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Suicide: The Unspoken Epidemic Destroying Our Nation

Men are killing themselves in record numbers, yet we refuse to talk about it. Men achieve all that they are told will satisfy them, and yet they can not see enough joy and hope in life to keep going. It is time to speak up and stop this silent epidemic of death against men and their families. 13 months ago I wrote a post on this website about dads who kill ...

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A Lasting Life Purpose

What do the first man to run a sub-4 minute mile and an 85-year-old man who hit rock bottom following a family tragedy have in common? Answer: they both opened the door for future generations to walk through, and left for themselves a lasting life purpose. Read on and listen to their story in this latest blogpost & podcast. Do you wonder if your life will have a lasting life purpose? ...

By |2021-10-05T21:47:26+10:00October 6th, 2021|FAITH, MANHOOD, PODCASTS|0 Comments
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Conflict Resolution: Uncover the Keys

Do you have the right skills to resolve the conflicts in your life? In this podcast episode, Brian Noble shares a simple but powerful 4-step process to resolving conflicts. Resolving Conflict Podcast What do you do when you find yourself in conflict with someone, either personally or within or part of an organisation? How do you resolve conflict properly so that it doesn’t come up again? And can I resolve conflict ...

By |2021-09-29T06:14:45+10:00September 29th, 2021|Dads, FAIRNESS & JUSTICE, FAMILIES, LOVE & MARRIAGE|0 Comments
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Wisdom from Einstein: Everything is a Miracle

According to an old military saying, “There are no atheists in foxholes.” It is the same for a father with a sick child.   To explain I thought I would share this amazing story of a Russian father Valery Seryakov who had his own foxhole experience at the height of Communist rule.   Valery writes in his own words:  “I joined the Communist Party according to my convictions, not for appearances’ sake or ...

By |2021-09-24T23:33:05+10:00September 25th, 2021|Dads, FAITH, FAMILIES|0 Comments
  • Marriage Prayer

Say a Little Prayer for Marriage

In October a few years ago, the Australian bishops called the entire Catholic community to pray for marriage and family. The initiative was joined by around thirty other Christian churches making it the largest ever prayer campaign in the nation. It raises the question: does prayer really make a difference? Cynics might say that a prayer campaign is just a badly disguised way of making a value statement. It’s certainly true ...

By |2021-09-24T22:55:34+10:00September 25th, 2021|FAMILIES, LOVE & MARRIAGE|0 Comments
  • Decision Making

Decision Making Under Uncertainty for Real Men

Life is getting more complex, and decision making under uncertainty is getting harder. As real men, how do we approach important decisions without being paralysed by worry over the outcome? That is the topic of this week’s podcast. My teens like the privileges that come with getting older. But one thing they don’t tend to like is the increased stress they feel with having to make ever more important decisions. They ...

By |2021-09-23T06:22:20+10:00September 22nd, 2021|Dads, FAITH, FAMILIES, MANHOOD, NEW DADS, PODCASTS|0 Comments
  • You are enough

You Are Enough Because He is Enough

I contemplated whether to share a snippet of my “real life” today, but then I thought, that is exactly how other Moms can relate. Acting as if I have it all together is the last thing I want to portray. For those dear Moms in my Bible Study, they have heard me say numerous times: “I do not have it all together, but thankfully I serve a God who does!” These ...

By |2021-09-20T16:05:44+10:00September 21st, 2021|FAITH, FAMILIES, MOTHERS|0 Comments
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The Modern-Day Mum is Stronger Than She Thinks

I don’t know how many times I have looked at the clock since becoming a mum and have willed those handles to spin a little faster. There have been many a day when I have wished for nap time to come sooner and for bedtime to be brought forward. I’ve always contemplated why time feels like it goes forever when stopping and playing with kids on the floor, yet when life ...

By |2021-09-09T06:36:47+10:00September 9th, 2021|Babies, Children, FAITH, FAMILIES, MOTHERS|0 Comments
  • Dear God

Psalm of a Single Father

Dear God, help me to write when I am looking at an empty page. Dear God, help me to be a better person, a better father, a better friend, a better husband. Dear God, help me to become whom You want me to be. Dear God, help me to like Spongebob Squarepants reruns. https://youtu.be/TKmaDtXc0vc   Dear God, help me not to get cranky when my daughter leaves a mess wherever she ...

By |2021-08-20T10:05:42+10:00August 20th, 2021|FAITH, SINGLE DADS|0 Comments
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