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14 May 2017

A role that refuses to be affected by technological or societal change. There have never been performance objectives or data analytics applied to their role. It will never get automated out of existence. It has never come with a job description, KPIs, or operational manuals. Most importantly, it has never come with any decent financial reward... Continue Reading →


07 May 2017

We live in a world where a lot is being expected of us. We all face pressure and stress at some level. Whatever it is that stresses us or puts pressure on us is real to us and effects us. For someone to come and say, "Don't worry about it, it's nothing", doesn't help us at all. The pressure builds up... Continue Reading →


30 April 2017

The other day I stumbled across a movie on TV where the main character discovers that he has the ability to teleport. "Teleporting" involves disappearing from one place and instantly appearing in another... Continue Reading →


23 April 2017

Here we are, a week after Easter. Cyclone Cook came and, for the most part, didn't really amount to anything. It was really interesting. The weather people and the media were talking 'catastrophe' and 'unprecedented' etc . And people listened... Continue Reading →


16 April 2017

Do you face difficult decisions? God became flesh and experienced the difficulty of doing the right thing. Can you believe that? a God who has always done the right thing became human and experienced how hard it is to do the right thing… Continue Reading →


09 April 2017

Life is a series of decisions from beginning to end. We are making choices, either consciously or unconsciously, every second of every day. Most of these fundamental choices like breathing, pumping blood or digesting food are totally automatic, and we are amazingly good at them. What is interesting, is that we are surprisingly bad... Continue Reading →


02 April 2017

The church is not a building; it's those who worship You and that's not just on Sundays, it's all the year through... Continue Reading →


19 March 2017

Being poor in spirit means being aware of our spiritual poverty. Being poor in spirit also means being conscious of our constant dependence on God... Continue Reading →


12 March 2017

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has... Continue Reading →


26 February 2017

It is good to praise the Lord and make music to your name, O most High, proclaiming your love in the morning, and your faithfulness at night, to the music of the ten-stringed lyre and the melody of the harp For you make me glad by your deeds... Continue Reading →


19 February 2017

Over this last week I have had a few conversations with people around how you should treat people; all sorts of people. It doesn’t matter if they are white, black, brown, young, old, teenagers, fat, skinny, rich, poor, happy, sad; ANYONE... Continue Reading →


12 February 2017

Hi. Welcome back to MWCC for 2017. It's going to be an exciting year and I am looking forward to what it will bring... Continue Reading →


11 December 2016

We all know about St Nicholas (AKA Santa Claus, Father Christmas). The story is that he was a bishop in the 4th century who gave money to the poor. He did it in secret but news got around... Continue Reading →


04 December 2016

Malo lelei everyone! Yes, it's that time of the year again – the festive season, the season to be jolly... Continue Reading →


13 November 2016

Through this time of intense learning, tiredness and love, I have found myself considering myself as a child of God. Though there may be many more appropriate alternative verses, in this haze, I am brought back to John 3:16 when thinking about how much we are loved by God. Continue Reading →


06 November 2016

We have all been commissioned by God to 'Go and make disciples'. Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore GO ... Continue Reading →


30 October 2016

Last Tuesday night we attended the Edgewater College Co-Curricular prize giving. It was a poignant evening for our family as it was the very last co-curricular prize giving we will attend. Because of its significance we got the whole family to come along – sort of an "end of an era" type of thing. Also Isaac was the guest speaker... Continue Reading →


23 October 2016

Can you guess what is the most common Bible passage read out at weddings? And the chapter that is the most popular to give to the newly married... Continue Reading →