More than 1500 people attended the funeral service for Andrew Chan at Hillsong today. Not long before he was executed, Andrew told a friend: ‘I love being a pastor in the prison, no-one can leave’. The same sense of faith and humour is obvious in Andrew’s self-written eulogy. ‘Each day is a diamond. For each […]
Utterance carries its share of poetry… this time of a musical kind Stall Their Sleep When was it that I broke my stride You’d struck a chord with my pride It’s an honest trade I swear to find As the day turns to night you lose your fight Blazing trails and honest nights Crooked kneeling […]
I wait for Christmas each year just to listen to this song a million times. An arrangement of the poem first titled Christmas Bells and written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in 1863 after his son was severely wouned in The Civil War and his wife was killed in a fire: I heard the bells on Christmas […]
I’m not sure if this is a prayer or a product placement but you can’t argue with the passion of Pastor Joe Nelms, his appreciation of his wife Lisa and children, his love of Nascar racing and the “buggity, buggity, buggity” at the end of his prayer!
As Bear Grylls’ book Mud, Sweat and Tears hits number one for sales in the UK, tickets for his Australian live stage show later this year are already selling fast. The star of Man vs Wild will be in Australia for three shows in September with special guest hosts including Merrick Watts of Merrick and […]
As my vast readership will know, I am a great supporter of the arts… Mmm, I wonder if I could make that sound even more pretentious…. never mind. As I was saying, I love the arts and so am proud to unveil a major new work in the field of dance… or is it comedy… […]
Two prime time television shows and classic re-run featured characters discussing the merits of church attendance and Christian faith in the past week. Channel 7’s Packed to the Rafters this week had character Nick ‘Carbo’ Karandonis telling his girlfriend Loretta ‘Retta’ Schembri that she would have to convert to the Greek Orthodox faith for them to be married. […]
Ok, so we just got a new puppy, and have been wondering what he gets up to each night, down by the Christmas tree… This video may provide some clues, and some Christmas fun!