Monthly Archives: September 2014

Pastoral Ministry for the 21st century

In reviewing “Transform Your Church”[1] and “Primitive Piety”[2], this essay sets out to summarise the key arguments found in the two books, critically analyse these key points, and finally develop a personal model for ministry in the light of the reading. Having been a pastor for over 20 years, reading these two books made me […]

Read More

MMP in New Zealand

Mixed Member Proportional(MMP) representation has worked well again in New Zealand elections. However I struggle with a major party giving a minor party an opportunity to win a seat so that the major party can have a coalition partner. This is referred to as coat-tailing. In this elections a party that is gifted a party […]

Read More

Raising Spiritual Master Chefs

Recently I went to see the movie “The Hundred-Foot Journey”. The movie tells the story of  Hassan Kadam, a talented cook trained by his mum. Leaving native India with his family led by Papa (his father), they settled in a quaint village of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val in the south of France and opened an Indian Restaurant, the […]

Read More

The Hot Rev's Prattle

Steering people towards an authentic faith

Ray Ferrer - Emotion on Canvas

** OFFICIAL Site of Artist Ray Ferrer **


This site is the bee's knees

Attenti al Lupo

Line Of The Week

Miscellaneous Utterings From Best Friends

Unbound Boxes Limping Gods

The writer gives life to a story, the reader keeps it alive.

brandon andress

the church of the future is around a table


Killing time just got a lot funnier !

Indie Hero

Brian Marggraf, Author of Dream Brother: A Novel, Independent publishing advocate, New York City dweller

Full Of Roses Inspirationals

Christian inspirational photography and poetry

A Holistic Journey

Finding my way back out of motherhood -- while mothering

Disciples Perspective

Restoring Civility to Conversation & Conservatism to Theology


This site is the cat’s pajamas


Let your children believe.

Celebrating Christ | Engaging Culture | Transforming Lives


A topnotch site


Spirituality, Sustainability, Hospitality and Community

Red Letter Christians

Staying true to the foundation of combining Jesus and justice, Red Letter Christians mobilizes individuals into a movement of believers who live out Jesus’ counter-cultural teachings.