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How to Spell Hope with Three Rs

Like Amos in the Old Testament, I am neither a prophet nor the son of a prophet. On the other hand, like the sons of Issachar, I hope I understand the times. 250 more words

Contemporary Culture

Food for Thought: RENEW Your Mind

(the WORD is your DAILY medication)

Based on Ephesians 4:22-24 and Romans 12:2, we are encouraged to RENEW our minds DAILY (multiple times throughout the day) using God’s Word.   26 more words


Meet Jeremy Bullard: Security Officer and Writer

When I was working on publishing my first book someone told me to join some writing groups. I did some searching around on Facebook and saw one I found interesting. 1,187 more words

Land Wars Day - what should we hold on to?

I spoke with the Maori Affairs Select Committee recently about the proposed Land Wars Day. Some of those thoughts were published in Stuff today.

Will commemorating the New Zealand Land wars build national unity?

Ewen McQueen
September 2016

Ewen McQueen

Easter trading - a question of ultimate meaning

Easter is a marker pointing to ultimate meaning in a cultural and spiritual landscape increasingly devoid of any signposts to hope. Last week our MPs made that marker even harder to see. 314 more words

Ewen McQueen

The Dance between Hopefulness and Reality

Invite God’s future into your present moments and flush out the toxins of worry.” – Scott Sauls.

When I was a kid I visited my grandmother in the country every summer. 870 more words


The river of life

Watching for the Morning of August 21, 2016

Year C

The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost:
Proper 16 / Lectionary 21

How arid has faith become when you resent a person being healed on the Sabbath? 712 more words