One thing I find myself consistently asked from people – particularly within the Uniting Church, my denomination and primary network – is this: Do you know any new preachers? I usually answer in two ways: 1) I’M STANDING RIGHT HERE! I CAN HEAR YOU! 2) Yes. Yes I do. People who run churches and youth […]Read more "10 ways I find new preachers"
Let’s start from the start: Halloween has no place in Australia. It has no historic meaning or significance unless you work for Cadbury’s, Nestle or Allen’s. Come on. We were all thinking it. But now that we have that out of the way, let’s face reality. Halloween has become an easily marketable, attractive day for young […]Read more "Should I let my teenager go trick-or-treating?"
Previously in the “YPM @ the Movies” series of blog posts: The Hunger Games I’m a big movie fan. In fact, I not so long ago wrote a way, way too long review of my top ten films of the 2011 film season. However, I moonlight in my day job (wait…daylight?) as an Associate Pastor […]Read more "YPM @ the Movies: The Avengers"