‘Greed’ Sneakily Vanished from our Vocabulary

‘Greed’ Sneakily Vanished from our Vocabulary

Avarice, I think, is a difficult conversation because we like to be private about our gains. At least, verbally..

  • There’s no growth without commitment

    A while ago I came across the quote “there’s no growth without commitment.” I’m not sure who the original author is, but the quote really stuck with me, so much so, I wrote it on a post-it note and stuck in my Bible.

  • What are you waiting for?

    I don’t know about you, but commitment can be hard in the world we live in today.

  • Why theology is for everyone

    Have you ever had the experience of being at the doctors and they start talking to a colleague of theirs while treating you, using medical jargon that goes completely over your head? I know I have!

  • Tourism and KiwiRail

    KiwiRail tourism videos are a must for anyone interested in viewing the magnificent landscape and beauty the length and breadth and width of New Zealand, a wonder of creation says the Footplate Padre.

  • Survey of NZ holiday makers

    My wife and our family have travelled to New Zealand innumerable times and when I read a recent NZ Herald article listing a travel destination survey, it interested me.

  • New day dawning

    It never occurred to me that God would use me to write songs. Nobody is less qualified than me. In primary school, I was asked to mime rather than sing, such was my singing ability.

  • That was a God moment

    Another Monday rolled around.

  • Pay freeze: Lamentations of a public servant By Esther Koh - Press Service International

    The unexpected bombshell of a pay freeze for all public sectors caused an insurmountable level of distress to lots of public servants, myself included. While already not earning much, news of no pay rise until 2024 before I went to sleep, surely was not the best bedtime story.

  • Blinded by the Light

  • Mental Health and why you should care

    Mental Health: Here’s a five-minute overview. Just kidding – there’s no way I could cram into five minutes the complexities, depths and ever-evolving enlightenments of mental health.

  • Safeguarding God’s children

    ‘The church should be the leaders; instead, they are dragging their heels at the bottom of the road.’ These are the words of faith-based abuse survivor Gloria Ramsey to the New Zealand Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care in December 2020.