Success

A Prayer for Disappointed Olympians (and the Rest of Us)

Tired Man by Mic445

Like me and probably like you, my friend Clare Chate watched a lot of the Rio Olympics. Moved by the public failures some of these athletes endured, she wrote this post and prayer—which I’m sure will prove helpful for all us non-athletes too…in fact, anyone who’s had a disappointment or a broken dream. More…

Encore Episode: VeggieTales Creator Phil Vischer on Dreams, Loss and God

Phil Vischer was just 22 when he launched an animated kids show starring a cast of talking vegetables. That was 1989. Today, those talking veggies are the stars of the globally renowned VeggieTales series. In this interview Phil talks candidly about the rise and fall of his company, and the lessons he learned about dreams, success, failure and God. More…

014 The Gloria Gaynor Interview [Podcast]

She’s sung for popes, presidents and princesses, and is the voice behind one of the most anthemic songs in history. Thirty albums later, still has one of the most powerful voices in the business. Her name is Gloria Gaynor, and in this interview you will hear her story. More…

The TD Jakes Interview

TD Jakes’ first church had 10 members. Today his Potter’s House Church in Dallas, Texas sees over 30,000 attend its services each week. Jakes has been praised for his service to the poor, the imprisoned, the drug addicted and abused, but critics worry about his mansions and tailored suits, and whether his beliefs put him at odds with historic Christianity. In this interview he responds to those criticisms. More…

What Do You Really Want?

Sometimes you get to see a dream realised and discover the dream wasn’t that great to begin with. As the party ends and the streamers are swept up, you realise you yearn for something greater, deeper, more lasting. That was my experience. Episode 3 in the Unseen Footprints article and podcast series. More…

Standing on the Shoulders of Many

My colleagues have just honoured me with a service award for my ‘contribution to Australian Christian broadcasting’. Many people have invested their time and energies into me over the years, and it is from them that I learn an important lesson: when success, awards and recognition come give thanks for those who have been a mentor to you, for you stand on the shoulders of many. More…