Simple vs Simplistic Faith: Theology as Society’s Street Sign


In my readings these past weeks I’ve come across many a gem from many different authors. The profound insights of Aquinas and Augustine, the moral teachings of John Paul II, the research of Biola’s Dr. William Lane Craig, the practical theology of Pastor Ray Warren and the cultural commentaries of Father Robert Barron. These all … More Simple vs Simplistic Faith: Theology as Society’s Street Sign

LENT 101


So it’s Lent. It often strikes me how many people in the Christian community know little of this most ancient and holy of christian    traditions. The Great Lenten retreat is a time of discipline, fasting and deep personal reflection and prayer. So I thought that in  the days and weeks ahead, I’d share some … More LENT 101

How will you respond to Christ’s call?


An article I wrote earlier this year on ‘Set Free Conference 2011’, hosted by the Diocese of Hamilton. It is currently circulated in NZ and around the Pacific in the ‘Marist Messenger’. “On Thursday April 14 one of the Catholic Discipleship College’s students, Matt Gibson and I headed south to Totara Springs Matamata NZ to … More How will you respond to Christ’s call?

Conquer yourself!


Self-discipline is something many of us struggle with. Whether it be at work or on the field, or some area in our lives where we don’t quite achieve as well as we are capable of. We know what we must do – but sometimes, we lack the focus and determination to do it! I can … More Conquer yourself!