Category Archive: Message

Mar 31

# Immerse

Today I finished reading the story of the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and at the ending my tears flowed. A man so committed to his Christian faith to boldly proclaim this faith in his God and his Christ in word and action against the evils of Hitler’s Nazi regime. How this cost him his life, …

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Mar 24

# Immerse

Crappy day at work, millions of dollars of water couldn’t be traded because trading system went down for a couple of hours, contract payments due, vendor threatening legal action but quality of work is not satisfactory, competing stakeholder interests remain unresolved as arguments escalate. The day is demanding and eventually comes to an end, thank …

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Mar 17

Immerse

Every morning around 7am I go for a walk along the Mullum Mullum track, at the back of the Cherry Tree retirement village where I live. In the two years I have been here, this has been an important way for me to start each day. The Immerse experience has led me to rethink how …

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Mar 10

# Immerse

Andy is in the middle of changing jobs, but with no time to take a longer break, on Tuesday we took the opportunity to have an overnight mini-break. We went to Marysville—a beautiful but scarred place. Last Sunday Tony asked us about significant places or experiences of worship, and for me many of these times …

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Mar 10

# Immerse

I was tired after a long day at work. Report writing, supporting stressed staff, responding to traumatised clients, dealing with the unrealistic demands of workers from various services as well as seemingly endless emails and phone calls had worn me out. I took my glass of soda water outside to the garden rocker in our …

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