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Stories of Hope

Jun 29, 2021

I shared a podcast the other week about the fabulous love and compassion of the town of Gander in Newfoundland that inspired the musical Come from Away.  Well today I want to share a real life story of this culture in a printing company in Brisbane.

Jun 24, 2021

My brother Russell lives in South Africa and is the director of a NGO that helps financially disadvantaged young people progress into higher education. His journey from a middle class Salvo upbringing in Melbourne to a very different life in Cape Town is an interesting story.

Jun 22, 2021

I’m not much for the big sing fest type gatherings where we seem to sing forever and never have time to chat.  I’d much rather gather with a dozen or so sincere friends and have more of a fireside sing along. 

Jun 20, 2021

Love and hope in a person is infectious and hard to contain.  Like a warm smile or a big laugh, it just seems to influence whoever witnesses it.  A tiny mustard seed grows and spreads everywhere and is difficult to stop.  

Jun 17, 2021

Kelvin Merrett is a naturally introverted and quiet sort of fellow, but he has the integrity and capacity to carry senior leadership responsibilities for the Salvation Army in Australia. This is his story.