Engaging with Homelessness

Engaging with Homelessness

Recently I visited Tweed Heads Church of Christ to facilitate a pastoral care training course. During my visit Pastor John Latta took me on a tour with a difference of the local community. We visited several caravan parks (some condemned but still occupied); we...

Ethos captured by the ‘GYRE’

Dear Friends, Colleagues and Churches,Some of you will be aware that I enjoy researching lighthouses, visiting and photographing their unique properties and admiring their locations and positional properties. The photo here (which I didn’t take) is of the famous Bell...

A Pilgrims Way

Thus says the Lord: “Stand by the roads, and look, and ask for the ancient paths, where the good way is; and walk in it, and find rest for your souls.” – Jeremiah 6:16 For the past 12 months I have been talking to ministering people in our movement – chaplains,...
Basic Pastoral Care for Churches

Basic Pastoral Care for Churches

This year, Fresh Hope Engage is excited to launch a new course entitled “Basic Pastoral Care for Churches”. The aim of this course is to equip church members with the formation and basic skills needed to provide pastoral care to their community. Participants in the...