Tea for the Soul reducing compassion fatigue for aged care workers

Tea for the Soul reducing compassion fatigue for aged care workers

Tea for the Soul helps reduce compassion fatigue for aged care workers - an initiative of Carinity Clifford House
Anew Conferences 2019

Anew Conferences 2019

What a special year it’s been for the Queensland Baptist’s Women Anew Conferences!
The Living Hope

The Living Hope

Peter’s message was to remind them that they had been “given new birth into a living hope!”
New technology assisting pain relief for aged care residents

New technology assisting pain relief for aged care residents

Carinity is at the forefront of using new world-first technology that is helping to identify pain in older people.
Riders of the Storm

Riders of the Storm

Few creatures have inspired man to the same extent as the eagle. The bird rarely fails to stir the passion of anyone who has observed it soaring aloft.
Your Love in Action

Your Love in Action

Johnson understands poverty – the struggle to get enough food – and he badly wants to help
Everybody can do Something

Everybody can do Something

You Parties is a party-throwing kit that allows a team to partner with a foster family, and help them celebrate their foster-child.
Families stay connected with technology

Families stay connected with technology

Mobi powered by Breezie, is a personalised digital tablet device with a simplified, user-friendly format available via Carinity Home Care
The Spirit of Offense is Toxic for the Christian

The Spirit of Offense is Toxic for the Christian

As Christians, our identity is housed in Christ, not in what others think or say about us. The trouble is, what God teaches in relation to offense is almost the opposite of what society teaches.
The value of Integrity

The value of Integrity

Integrity is the only thing that doesn’t depreciate over time. Nothing takes longer to build than a godly reputation.
How do our fathers affect our view of our Heavenly Father?

How do our fathers affect our view of our Heavenly Father?

The fatherless have been adopted by the Heavenly Father, in whom we can have a childlike faith in, and cry out to as our Daddy.
Sima’s incredible story

Sima’s incredible story

Child focused development work is an important part of Baptist World Aid’s heritage.
If God could shout one message to His people

If God could shout one message to His people

Truth about yourself can seem elusive and even seemingly subjective when you listen to all the noise in the crowd.
Why we no longer want to volunteer

Why we no longer want to volunteer

We inherently love the idea of volunteering, it is in our DNA. It's just we don't have time or space anymore. We still love volunteering; we just hope someone else will do it for us.
The Perfection Impossibility

The Perfection Impossibility

I mess up frequently. I am sometimes stubborn. Wilful.  God has a lot of work to do in me, even after 14 years of being a Christian.
The Effectiveness of the Small Church: What the Statistics Really Say

The Effectiveness of the Small Church: What the Statistics Really Say

Well, larger churches are more likely to be growing numerically through having more switchers from other churches and retaining their young adults
NORTH KOREA | Surviving 72 years of persecution

NORTH KOREA | Surviving 72 years of persecution

North Korea is the most dangerous place in the world to be a Christian. Leading the World Watch List for the 16th year in a row.
Submission is not a dirty word

Submission is not a dirty word

These days, personal freedom is prized and institutions and rules are regarded with suspicion. We’ve learned a lot about grace in the last 50 years and we’re far more sensitive to the dangers of abuse of authority and legalism
What’s happening to service attendance?

What’s happening to service attendance?

The attendance issue I was retreating with a group of senior pastors recently when the subject of attendance at Sunday services came up. The general consensus among these pastors was that ‘committed’ Christians come to
My Love-Hate Relationship with New Technology

My Love-Hate Relationship with New Technology

I love new technology (in ‘new technology’ I am including hardware, software, and ways of communication). I certainly didn’t get this passion from my father, who has never touched a computer in his life. He
Rewarded for service?

Rewarded for service?

Initially, the idea of God blessing us for serving him appears to be out of keeping with the call to sacrificially follow Christ. Christians have no need to constantly look for rewards for the sacrifices
Farewell Billy Graham

Farewell Billy Graham

The news of the passing of Billy Graham reverberated around the world. Peter and I were honoured to attend the funeral of this great man who God used to bless literally millions of people with
Service and Sacrifice

Service and Sacrifice

Graduation is often an emotional time for graduates and staff alike as we, at Malyon, farewell those into whom we have poured our lives.
When you feel anxious

When you feel anxious

It’s so easy to be anxious. I know, I’ve been there many times. We think that worrying about our problems will somehow fix them.
That Cross

That Cross

Young man all alone No love to be found at home On the street he turns to crime Very soon he’s doing time Young girl barely in her teens Parents too busy to care where
The Grit and Pearls of life

The Grit and Pearls of life

I had one of those moments the other day. As rough as your life may get, God can always cut through. He takes you by surprise, but you just know it’s one of those God
Beyond Expectations

Beyond Expectations

You see, the problem was that I expected people to do for me what only God can. No wonder there were issues.
Tired

Tired

Lord? do You know what it’s like, to feel sooo tired? Physically drained from sheer hard work and never-ending running around. Emotionally strained from being ‘somebody’ to everybody the never-ending shoulder. Spiritually drained from being
The Lord’s Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer

The Lord’s disciples said to him “Lord teach us how to pray”. He gave to them the words of prayer We know as his today. Our father up in heaven Hallowed be thy name. Acknowledging
Going against my Feelings for the Greater Good

Going against my Feelings for the Greater Good

It's not always easy to do something you don't feel like doing even if you love doing it.
A Godless Australia?

A Godless Australia?

Over the last few months of 2016, two important sources of facts about religion in Australia have been released.
Learning about Leadership from Donald Trump

Learning about Leadership from Donald Trump

With many other Aussies, I have watched with amazement the rise of Donald Trump as a politician.
My Childhood Church

My Childhood Church

Recently, I received an anonymous letter lamenting (among a number of things) the lack of a tie (or was it a suit and tie?) in a photo
Breaking the 200 Barrier

Breaking the 200 Barrier

Research on churches over the last 50 years has shown that many churches struggle to grow past 200 people in worship attendance.
Social Action Demonstrates the beauty of the Gospel Message

Social Action Demonstrates the beauty of the Gospel Message

I work in aid and development, among some of the poorest and most vulnerable people in our world. Such work, some well-meaning people argue, is dangerous for the Christian.
This Rose

This Rose

This rose is meant for you, when you look at it, think of the most beautiful rose you have ever smelt.
Australia, Australia, blessed by The Lord above.

Australia, Australia, blessed by The Lord above.

It’s here we found the answer, It’s here we found the key, It’s here we met Christ Jesus Who died for you and me. It’s here we found forgiveness For every sin since birth. When
Can we lose our Salvation?

Can we lose our Salvation?

While I usually try to avoid sweeping generalisations, I think it may be fair to say that nearly all Christians have wrestled with doubts before.
Mr Eternity – Arthur Stace

Mr Eternity – Arthur Stace

Eternity! The word exploded in spectacular illumination contrasting the natural beauty of Sydney harbor.  It was a profound statement to the world. That was New Year 2000, and it ushered in a new millennia.
Do I desire people’s approval more than God’s?

Do I desire people’s approval more than God’s?

Have you ever felt unappreciated? Have you felt like you put so much effort into something and do the very best that you can but you never get recognised for a job well done?
Economic Deliverance

Economic Deliverance

Economic systems are pervasive and consuming. Entrenchment in the economy of your world/nation/state will impact your worldview. Like yeast in bread, it will also invade and shape your faith.
Put down that Icy Lemonade

Put down that Icy Lemonade

There is limited time and we want to get the harvest in. We need to pray for workers to join us in Jesus’ mission of bringing in the harvest.