I first started blogging back in April 2017. Back then, I was outwardly Christian, and I regularly attended church. The problem was, I no longer believed in the religion which I once embraced; I hadn’t believed in it for years. In fact, I decided I no longer wanted to be a part of it all […]Read More I am no longer Covert.
A while ago, I got a Facebook friend request from someone called Sarah. I didn’t know them, but I noticed that they used to go to one of my old churches. This was about seven years ago. Back then I was still Christian (outwardly at least). Against common sense, I accepted their request, and of […]Read More Befriending some inteeeresting Christians.
Some of you may notice that I haven’t been too active on WordPress lately. I haven’t stopped wanting to write, I have just had a lot more going on in my life recently. My previous job made me redundant, but I have since started a new one, and I am still settling in a new […]Read More Changes Ahead.
Also known as Mount Maunganui, Mauao is an extinct volcanic cone in Tauranga. It is well known as a sacred site for local Maori, where it plays a role in their mythology. Nowadays, it is also a popular walking spot, with gorgeous views of the harbour and beyond. I have lost count of the number […]Read More Caught by the Dawn.
Nestled in the heart of the Waikato Region is a secret known only to a select few for hundreds of years. A pristine source of life for many, beautiful and protected against man’s desire for material advancement; I bring you the Blue Spring. What is the Blue Spring? The Waihou River is entirely spring fed, […]Read More Discovering the Spring of Youth.
What is your reaction when someone offers to pray for you? Do you politely accept their offer? Do you refuse? Do you get offended? I ask this because recently I got put on the spot like this, from a couple of my Christian friends. The setting in question. Recently I caught up with an old […]Read More Can I pray for you?
So I was reading through some of my favourite blogs, when I came across this public evangelism video. In the video, a guy who goes by the name Phillip Blair, starts loudly preaching at commuters on a train in Sydney. Phillip tastefully starts his sermon with lines like “We care about saving the whales more […]Read More Introducing Jesus on the train.