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Faith in Action

A Different “Development” Project

   Over the last 8 and a bit months I have been working on a little bit of a different development project. As we anticipate all the change that this will mean in our lives and our family I would like to take a moment and thank everyone who has …

Faith in Action (in the second half of 2014)

Last week Peter and I had a long conversations about our favourite moments in the Faith in Action initiative.  Two things stood out as working really well – visiting churches and the longer workshops.  We have decided to run with these themes in the second half of this year. Visiting …

Choosing the Best When There is So Much Good to Do.

Earlier this week Peter McDonald and I spend some time with the ministers at the Blackwood Uniting Church. Blackwood UCA is a very community focused church with high value of justice and community service. Like many Churches, however, Blackwood’s approach to community work has been one of constant program addition. …

The Art of Powerful Questions

“If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on the solution, I would spend the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I know the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes” – Albert Einstein Tonight, …