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Soul Food

Food for thought and soul including observations and reflective opinion pieces on current issues.

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Hearing from God

27 Jun | 2011

We might hear people say, ‘God called me to …’ or ‘God showed me that I needed to …’. But what does it actually mean to ‘hear’ God in this way?

Casa de Oracao in Brazil

God is Worth Finding

15 Jun | 2011

Is God tugging you to church?


Royal Wedding Fever

19 May | 2011

For my part in the pageantry, I had a tea party with a gaggle of girls and one Mr Barratt, who claimed he was there for the ‘military regalia’.

family time

Sounding Boards

6 May | 2011

We need to value each opportunity to spend time with our children, particularly as we become sideshows to the main attractions of their increasingly separate lives.

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Join God's Business

15 Oct | 2010

Let’s all of us take a check of why we work and invite God and his creative Spirit into every aspect of it.

Broken bricks

After the Shaking

9 Sep | 2010

Early morning earthquake. No more scary place than Christchurch.


What about doubt?

8 Jun | 2010

'Doubts are the ants in the pants of faith. They keep us awake and moving.'

Robin Hood

Our Search for a Hero: Hood vs Christ

8 Jun | 2010

We all have an inner urge to find heroes who can inspire us and remind us of the potential we each hold.

children playing football

The Parental Cheer Squad

16 May | 2010

'Tis the season to be … wet, cold and angry on the sidelines?