"We love because He first loved us" 1 Jn 4:19

Posts from September 2015

The Team

On one occasion at a Minister’s Association meeting an Anglican colleague took me aside while we were enjoying a cuppa before the meeting proper began. He asked whether he could “pick my brain”. A strange expression! Were brains up for grabs and he wanted to choose mine? Or was my brain that hard to crack […]


One of our regional State High Schools is introducing a new way of teaching their students, using a tool that is becoming increasingly popular around the world.  It is called Classcraft and is managed by an on-line company by that name: classcraft.com.  Their stated objective is that “Classcraft helps teachers manage, motivate and engage their […]

Givers and takers

Just two weeks after my sixteenth birthday the late J. F. Kennedy was inaugurated as the 35th President of the US of A.  I remember well his inauguration speech – well, at least one line of it, which became famous and has often since been repeated and quoted: “My fellow Americans, ask not what your […]

Life is short – and so is the seventh commandment

One of the things that never ceases to amaze me is sinful man’s ability to make what is sinful and destructive into something that is OK.  Over recent weeks we have heard about a website that was ‘hacked’ and as a result, 37 million names have been leaked to the public. The website is called […]