Every so often, it’s important for us as Christians to stand up to error, much like our forefathers did and at all costs. As a young Christian involved in Youth Ministry, I often come across a variety of people and youth leaders of other denominations who every so often, question the biblical foundations of Catholic … More How the Bible unfolds in the Catholic Mass.
I was in Rome earlier this year. One morning, while meditating and reflecting inside the quiet yet reverent grandeur of St.Peter’s Basilica, I was reminded by a line I overheard constantly in my Pentecostal days and still to this day. “Jesus is my Saviour not my religion”. I proceeded to write about it. I wrote about … More Religion & Relationship: True Christianity Part II
Having recently moved my blog from a previous site to this one, it got me thinking about the purpose and the development of this medium of alternate (though fast becoming mainstream!) media. The World of Blogging, and the Social Networking phenomenon. Relatively new in the the electronic media circle but fast becoming the ordinary man’s voice … More The Information Superhighway – More than meets the eye.
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?
Here’s an article I wrote some time ago for CDC’s official quarterly publication, which also featured in the Culture Vulture. I’ve just managed to move it on to here from my previous blog – happy reading folks 🙂 “A dictatorship of relativism is being built that recognizes nothing as definite, and which leaves as the … More On the Objectivity of Truth and the inherent Dangers of Moral & Religious Relativism.
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!
“Dear friends, Be prudent and wise, build your lives upon the firm foundation which is Christ. This wisdom and prudence will guide your steps, nothing will make you fear and peace will reign in your hearts. Then you will be blessed and happy and your happiness will influence others. They will wonder what the secret … More Absolutely had to share this. Food for thought guys…
“Jesus is my Saviour not my religion”. A little oversimplistic. A common line thrown about with little to no deeper contemplation on the connotations of the phrase in its entirety. To state the obvious and thwart any confusion, Jesus is my Saviour and yours. But I’m curious as to what this line tries to insinuate, … More Religion & Relationship: Excerpts from my morning meditation at St. Peter’s, Rome.
Time: 4:27 am. Location: Le Puy-en-velay Village, Southern France. Dear Journal, Preparing for a physically demanding 10-Day journey up the Pyrenees on the Santiago de Compostella track. These pre-dawn climbs are really going to test my fitness and self-discipline. Nevermind. Go time. St. James et St. Josemaria – PRAY FOR US! “Conquer yourself each day from the … More Pilgrim’s Log – 10 Days of hiking from Le Puy-en-velay to Conques.
This has a thought provoking message to it, no matter what you believe… A University professor at a well known institution of higher learning challenged his students with this question. “Did God create everything that exists?” A student bravely replied, “Yes he did!” “God created everything?” The professor asked. “Yes sir, he certainly did,” the … More Something to think about…