I was reflecting the other day on why it is that some people seem to be motivated to change the world and other struggle to change their undies. The two types of people were juxtaposed this past month in a couple of events I have been involved in. A camp for kids who are at … Continue reading Hyper – Achievers
If you ever listen to the excellent Hack programme hosted by Steve Cannane on Tripple J, you will be happy to know that he is on for a half hour programme on ABC 2 at 8.30pm starting tonight. The Hack Half Hour is a studio-based chat program, which encourages feisty, passionate views, stories and debate. … Continue reading Hack On ABC 2
I am heading over to Sydney to meet with the Youth Vision Australia crew next week. We thought that we may as well take in a conference whilst there.The Sydney Anglican youth department (YouthWorks) are running this Theology of Youth Ministry conference. It looks quite the academic style conference you would expect from the Sydney … Continue reading Sydney Anglican Youth Ministry Conference
Been Slack on the Old Blog stuff, here is a quick update;Going Where?I have spent the last 2 weeks with Scripture Union. Camp one was with Mirrabooka High Yr 8 boys doing a selective boys to men type camp. 17 kids, lots of attitude and not all good. The last night we had to sleep … Continue reading Where have I been?
I am heading to Sydney at the end of July to meet up with some of the Youth Vision Australia crew I work with. Whilst we are there we are going to attend a conference put together by Youth Works - "A Theology of Youth Ministry Conference". Not sure I have heard of them before, … Continue reading Interesting Topics at Conference.
I have to do a talk at a camp for year 9 boys from Mirrabooka High. These kids are tough, fringe kids, hand picked, a kind of mini Brat Camp.Each day we have a theme.Man as Warrior (Pioneer, Adventurer, protector)Man as Lover (Love, honour, respect)Man as King (Leadership)Man as Monk (Spirituality)I want a kind of … Continue reading Warrior King Lover and Monk
We had a great time up north.I am yet to write a full report on he whole trip, but have uploaded a heap of my snaps on my Facebook site here.