Book Review : The Voyage of the Sparrowhawk

Book Review : The Voyage of the Sparrowhawk

The Voyage of the Sparrowhawk is an exciting, fast-paced adventure. The heroes of the story are Ben and Lotti who are both 13 years-old and orphans. They set out to find Ben’s brother who has been declared missing in France, following the aftermath of World War I....
Short Devotion : Hebrews 6:17-19

Short Devotion : Hebrews 6:17-19

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “Because God wanted to make the unchanging nature of his purpose very clear to the heirs of what was promised, he confirmed it with an oath … We have this hope as an anchor for the soul.”...
Short Devotion : Hebrews 5:7

Short Devotion : Hebrews 5:7

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with fervent cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent...
How can we feel safe?

How can we feel safe?

I wrote an article for Press Service International called, How can we feel safe? I wrote it in the aftermath of the Australian bushfires. Though the context has now changed and our world is focussed on the Coronavirus, it’s still true that we live in a dangerous...
Hope When Everything Changes Yet Nothing Changes

Hope When Everything Changes Yet Nothing Changes

A snippet from an article I wrote recently for Christian Today. In the last few months, I have read two books discussing the social history of Australia over the last 50 years or so. Two things surprised me, how much has changed, and how little has changed. In one of...
Book Review : Unshakable Hope

Book Review : Unshakable Hope

Unshakable hope contains about a dozen promises of God that are particularly meaningful to the author, Max Lucado. He uses illustrations from history and personal anecdotes to expand each promise. I must confess to being a little disappointed with the book, especially...