by Nils von Kalm Text copyright © 2016 Nils von Kalm All Rights Reserved ( Note from Rowland: this looks good: check it out on http://amzn.to/1VVG93R } “Scriptures about dying to self, finding one’s life by losing it, being crucified with Christ, and living only for Christ make it clear that realizing true fulfillment depends […]
IMPORTANT NOTE: Many articles on this website have been tampered with, removing much of their content: I’m seeking the help of knowledgeable friends to sort it out. Thanks for your understanding (and prayers) Shalom! Rowland Croucher THIS WEBSITE experienced a ‘makeover’ during 2010. Thanks to Lawrence Meckan (Absalom Media) for his excellent work. (And to […]
Update 9 May, 2016 The Oncologist Prof doesn’t want to see Jan again until November. Yoohoo…!!! A few things need fixing, (like replacing clexane which gave her a black-and-blue tummy with Xarelto tablets now that she’s not having chemo at the moment), but ‘blood count is down to 18’ (which is good, in spite of […]
QUESTIONS & RESPONSES: the toughest questions I’ve ever been asked, and some responses Update (10 August 2014): Mosaic Press, with whom I had a contract to submit the total manuscript by October 2014, has gone into liquidation. Sad, that: however the pressure to write (which had often got me up in the ‘small hours’) is […]
Updated February 2015. “For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple and wrong.” (H L Mencken) “One can resist the invasion of armies; one cannot resist the invasion of ideas.” (Victor Hugo) “Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion. ” (Arthur Koestler). (Sad, Arthur?). John Maynard Keynes: “When […]
DOM HELDER CAMARA My top three (male) heroes are Jesus of Nazareth, Dom Helder Camara, and Francis of Assisi, in that order… (He’s one of three 20th/21st century Catholic Archbishops I admire, each of whom chose slightly different routes in opposing violent regimes. The other two: Pope Francis, and Archbishop […]
JOHN MARK MINISTRIES is a counseling, consulting, preaching, mentoring, seminar and writing ministry, especially for pastors, ex-pastors, church leaders and their spouses. Named after John Mark, the young first century apostle who 'bombed out' of ministry when it was hard, we try to help/encourage pastoral leaders - and others - who are also 'in transition' due to stress and burnout.
(Rev. Dr.) Rowland Croucher