Tag: friendship

You’re probably like me- a man with a strong desire to be something. To be someone. Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs puts significance as one of the highest human needs. We all…

Read the Post“Hi, I’m a nobody.”

There are times in our lives when we feel like something is not right. You can’t put your finger on it. But something feels wrong. As much as there is…

Read the PostLife & Death

I go to church. I enjoy church. I enjoy the unity and fellowship that it brings. But church for me is not just 11am on a Sunday morning. It is…

Read the PostDivide & Conquer

These next 4 blogs will form a small series on what God is directly talking to me about. They aren’t slick or polished, but instead they come straight out of…

Read the PostHeart & Soul

Ask 100 people what the word ‘father’ means to them and the answers will be diverse: kind, loving, angry, passive, fun, distant. Many will have a good word, many will…

Read the PostFatherhood

Band of Brothers Today I carried a coffin. A baby coffin. It broke my heart. It wasn’t heavy but we held on so tight we had white knuckles. Standing shoulder…

Read the PostBand of Brothers

Stay patient and trust the journey Have you ever followed someone’s directions to a place? Not a GPS signal or an address. But verbal instructions – turn left after the…

Read the PostThe Journey

Anyone who has gone to Sunday school or read any Bible stories would have come across the parable of the sower in Matthew 13. It is a story that Jesus…

Read the PostThe devil is in the detail

“Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.” Part 2. Read Part 1. There are some brilliant preachers and authors out there at the moment. Authors who…

Read the PostBeing not saying. Part 2.

“Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.”  When I was growing in my faith, as a young lad, I remember a great man called Mark. He…

Read the PostBeing not saying. Part 1.

The last month or so I have be pondering the following phrase: “In our culture we have put increasing value on authenticity and a decreasing focus on integrity”. (McManus, 2003)…

Read the Post#justsaying #justbeingrude

As part of my last job, I was on the interview panel for potential staff joining our school. I worked with students to interview applicants and our section of the…

Read the PostWhat is your life motto?

I have purposely not posted any blogs over the New Year celebrations. It would have been so easy to write a ‘live your dreams in 2016’ blog or a slick…

Read the PostAdventure is Dangerous

As a student I worked in a coffee bar. It was nothing special but I did enjoy the interactions with the public. There was one couple in particular who used…

Read the PostMr Chambers