As tempted as I was to write Dale off, the problem is that he leads a church which sees a ‘first-time faith commitment rate’ per year which is 10, yes, 10 times the national Baptist average. just let that sink in for a moment.Read more "Why Christians should stop sharing ‘their faith’."
Having a 2-year-old means you’re going to be watching a few kids movies. One of Joshua’s favorites is the movie Madagascar. Now if you are familiar with this movie you’ll know that one of the ongoing narrative counterpoints that flow through and under the entire story is this side-narrative concerning a group of 4, particularly […]Read more "“…..Well this sucks.”"
So, after listening to a podcast where Mike Frost talked about his book: “Keep Christianity Wierd,” I decided to download it as an audiobook. Believe it or not, though I have even decided to do something about it and push pack on our comfy cushy Christian sub-culture and do stuff a little weird. I’m a […]Read more "The Letter to my Street."
By now many of you would know that after our Carols ‘rain out’ last year for Waratah Church’s Christmas Carols event, we somehow manged to plan our 2017 Carols on the same weekend as the most epic cold front in yonks turned up carrying with it a severe weather warning. Hooray. So much of my […]Read more "When your Carols event gets rained out…again. Sort of."
So have you heard of Simon Sinek? He’s an amazing speaker, entrepreneur and idealist who did what is in my opinion the best TED talk I have ever seen. (here) But I was watching another interview that he did a few years ago that went a little viral. Feel free to check it out (here). […]Read more "The problem with making an ‘impact’"
So there I was, standing in a school staff room and I happened to be looking at a poster advertising ‘harmony day’. Now there’s enough people out there being negative at the moment, so I don’t want to add to that but I have to admit I realised something. The word ‘harmony’ of course […]Read more "Unity times Diversity."
I’ll be honest, I’m kind of into movies. Not only that I’m seriously into comic book movies. You probably have to be to design and build a guitar based on ‘Captain America’. Anyway, why are movies like wonder woman, dawn of justice, guardians of the galaxy, marvel’s avengers and so on making so much money? This […]Read more "2 Reasons for the return of the comic book hero."
I am looking forward to this years Carols event in a way like I have never looked forward to one before.Read more "When your Carols event is reborn (re-edit.)"
“The enemy of the best is not the bad, but the good.”Read more "Bleeding chips."
So, what went wrong with Star Wars? Let me first say that Rouge One was actually a pretty decent movie. But of course that is an offshoot. I’m particularly talking about the main story line of Star Wars movies, from episode 1 up to 7 (for now). As many of you may know, episodes 4,5 […]Read more "What’s really gone wrong with Star Wars."