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  • Israel Folau

To Flee or to Flight – How Does A Christian Man Decide?

When persecution or injustice comes your way, how do you decide whether to turn the other cheek or to take a stand? If you have come to this post because of Israel Folau, then read on. But this post and podcast ask the more broad question. How do we as Christian men decide to flee from or head towards a fight? Read on if you want to know the answer. The ...

By |2021-10-19T21:48:29+10:00October 20th, 2021|Dads, FAITH, FAMILIES, MANHOOD|0 Comments
  • Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington – The Meaning of Manhood in an anti-John Wayne world

Other than headlining Hollywood blockbusters, Denzel Washington is also a sharp, and gifted public speaker. Staying true to the latter, Washington delivered a 30min address during this year’s Better Man event in Orlando, Florida. https://youtu.be/NWl4L4yKN04   The John Wayne Formula In a sit-down interview with the Reverend A. R Bernard, Washington talked about the meaning of manhood in today’s world, and how faith takes centre stage in his life. Addressing the Better ...

By |2021-10-01T22:28:47+10:00October 2nd, 2021|Dads, FAMILIES, MANHOOD, MENS HEALTH, NEW DADS, VIDEOS|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
  • fathers

Freedom From the Fear of Failing — New Fathers and Navy Seals

Editor's Note: This is a profoundly real and self-revelatory article for those fathers who are grappling with the deeper issues of fatherhood. Full congratulations to Rod Lampard for sharing his journey with us. This is a case of strong meat for strong men. ___ “You’re just like your father.” This was the fictional narrative of my formative years. Instead of using my name when things got heated between us, my family ...

By |2021-07-16T20:09:21+10:00July 16th, 2021|Dads, FAITH, GOOD BOOKS & VIDEOS, NEW DADS|0 Comments

Dear Dad – The hidden power of Fathers: “Honest, funny, sometimes startling, often moving.”

My wife got me a book for Father’s Day called “Dear Dad”. It is a collection of letters to fathers, edited by Samuel Johnson OAM. The description on the back cover says, “A heartfelt, honest and very human book of letters that will make you smile and make you cry. It is the perfect gift for the Dad in your life. A reminder to say how you feel before it’s too ...

By |2021-05-14T13:17:16+10:00September 7th, 2019|Children, Dads, FAMILIES, GOOD BOOKS & VIDEOS, HUMOUR, MANHOOD|0 Comments

Man in the Mirror

Some time ago Jeff Stacey, from my men’s group, gave me a copy of Wayne Bennett’s autobiography, Man in the Mirror. I was overjoyed. I have long been an admirer of Wayne Bennett, widely regarded as Australia’s greatest Rugby League Coach of all time. The Bronco’s football team which he coached for 21 years straight won six premierships. Wayne Bennett then coached the St George-Illawarra Dragons to their first victory in ...

By |2021-05-14T12:33:58+10:00May 20th, 2019|GOOD BOOKS & VIDEOS, MANHOOD|0 Comments
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