You Are Special

You Are Special

Have you read Max Lucado’s children’s book ‘You Are Special’? It’s an incredibly insightful book for children and adults alike. Here’s an abbreviated version: The Wemmicks were small wooden people. They were carved by a woodworker named Eli who lived on a hill. All day the Wemmicks did the same thing: They gave each other…

Dusty Faith

Dusty Faith

We have recently had our driveway dug up. It means the whole area is all dusty when it’s dry and all muddy when it’s wet. The other day, on my way to work, I was wearing my good shoes. I didn’t want any dust or mud to get on them so I was very careful…

Finding Yourself In The Wrong Place

Finding Yourself In The Wrong Place

One of our ministry staff, Andrew Russell, told a humorous but poignant story. It went something like this: “Recently I ended up in the wrong place because I was distracted and I didn’t read the signs. I ended up in the ladies toilets at the Chadstone shopping centre. I walked in and thought, “This is…

Looking For Answers

Looking For Answers

Yesterday I borrowed a pencil sharpener from a colleague. This wasn’t just any ordinary sharpener but a battery powered one. You just inserted the pencil into the hole at the top and the blade automatically went around, sharpening the pencil. It was so easy to use and so quick to sharpen the bucket full of…

Making Fire

Making Fire

Living in Victoria is always a bit of a gamble when it comes to the weather. Even when it’s Spring time you can be looking for the suntan lotion one week and then digging out the thermals the next week! The other week I actually considered lighting our open fire. A match is very helpful to…

Orphanage Story Brings Thousands To Tears

Orphanage Story Brings Thousands To Tears

After a big day with my nine month old son I was exhausted. When we are out and about Mitchell is easy. He loves looking around and smiling at other people. But when we are home I struggle to get anything done. He just demands my attention all the time. And he’ll moan and cry to…

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