Character, Leadership, Mental Health, Roaming Chaplain

Jesus makes a promise of a restful soul to us who feel fatigued (19)

The idea of rest is fictional to so many of us. Anxiety in world is at an all-time high. With natural calamities, political and civil unrest not to mention the grind of daily living, where can we find rest? Jesus makes the following promise Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and… Continue reading Jesus makes a promise of a restful soul to us who feel fatigued (19)

Character, Leadership, Minimalist, Roaming Chaplain

Roaming Chaplains live on the edge (18)

John the Baptist is the finest example of a Roaming Chaplain who lived on the edge. From his mothers womb he was filled with the Holy Ghost. Imagine growing up in the same neighbourhood as John the Baptist as he developed his sense of calling. He was marked by some unusual behavioural traits. These traits… Continue reading Roaming Chaplains live on the edge (18)

Character, Leadership, Roaming Chaplain, Wellbeing

Be a wholesome shapeshifter – Learn the wisdom of a snake and calmness of a dove (16)

I had a number of conversations with a missionary some years back who accused me of being a chameleon, in a negative tone. It was his way of saying that he didn’t know how to take me. Often when we meet people for the first time we make an impression of who they are based… Continue reading Be a wholesome shapeshifter – Learn the wisdom of a snake and calmness of a dove (16)

Character, Prison Reform, Roaming Chaplain, Tough Love

He does it literally, Jesus sets prisoners free (15)

I had the privilege of praying with a young man yesterday who is old enough to be sent to war yet not mature enough to hold down a job. He is only 19 years old. Roaming Chaplains go to the lost, wherever they are. Out of the mud we had a conversation about life and… Continue reading He does it literally, Jesus sets prisoners free (15)