Business values need to be consistent with society’s ethical expectations. The current buzzword in the financial services sector is “culture”. From bank executives proclaiming employee (mis)conduct that is inconsistent with their company’s culture, to regulators seeking to operationalise culture into a legislative standard and, most recently, David Murray, who led the Financial System Inquiry, invoking […]
Shalom! Rowland Croucher THIS WEBSITE experienced a ‘makeover’ during 2010. Thanks to Lawrence Meckan (Absalom Media) for his excellent work. (And to Matt, Bradley, Dave, Martin and others who helped with earlier versions). To find your way around use the Google Search facility at the top of this page, or go to Google with your […]
Update February 15, 2016 Last regular Avastin treatment at Cabrini Hospital today. The oncologist: ‘1. Blood marker down to 18. Good. 2.You should become stronger now. 3. This cancer will come back – who knows where, but probably in stomach area again. See you in three months.’ (Previously the haemotologist had told us: ‘this form […]
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 […]
HOMOSEXUALITY AND THE BIBLE (Updated July 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) When the ‘facts’ […]
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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