Because We Can
Emergency Appeal: Philippines Typhoon
It’s with broken hearts that we watch again as yet another nation is devastated by natural disaster.
Nov 12 2013
Keep Martha in School
I had the privilege to visit Uganda this year and to meet some of the amazing girls who are a part of Watoto’s pilot program reaching young girls in school.
Oct 28 2013
NSW Bushfire Update
Over the past week we have seen horrendous pictures and stories coming in from various parts of NSW where bushfires are burning, in many cases, are out of control.
Oct 23 2013
Ben Houston Ride for Freedom: LAST DAY
We have finally come to the end of this grueling A21 Freedom Challenge. I am not exactly sure how to wrap up these past two weeks.
Oct 18 2013
Ben Houston Ride for Freedom: Day 10
I thought it would be good to talk about our amazing team as we approach the last day of this A21 Freedom Challenge.
Oct 16 2013
Girl Rising [A MUST SEE FILM]
Awareness is rising on so many levels when it comes to the many challenges that tragically face women and girls the world over.
Oct 15 2013
Ben Houston Ride for Freedom: Day 8
I am somehow progressing into new depths of pain. I couldn’t even imagine that my legs, backside and wrists could ever be this sore.
Oct 14 2013
Ben Houston Ride for Freedom: Day 7
The weather was crazy today and I was so grumpy all morning. I have never been this sore in all my life. Plus I am so tired, it was absolutely freezing, and I miss my girls like crazy.
Oct 13 2013
Ben Houston Ride for Freedom: Day 6
Day six of our A21 Freedom Challenge was the day of the dreaded Großglockner, the highest pass in all of Austria, and in case you didn’t know, Austria has some pretty big mountains!
Oct 12 2013
Inspire Greatness (2013 Nobel Peace Prize)
We are all worthy of "noble" response. However response is not possible without awareness - and awareness is of no effect without action. Therefore any person who extends him or herself for the betterment of another is a champion in my eyes.
Oct 12 2013
Ben Houston Ride for Freedom: Day 5
One of the highlights of my life was dropping down the other side of these mountains out of Vienna (salvation, marrying my hot wife, the birth of my 3 kids… and then maybe this)
Oct 11 2013
Ben Houston Ride for Freedom: Day 4
It... was.... a.... big.... day.... !!!
Oct 10 2013
Ben Houston Ride for Freedom Day 3
Today was Day 3 of our A21 Freedom Challenge and we rode from Belgrade to Novi Sad in Serbia. Let me just say it was an eventful day!
Oct 9 2013
Ben Houston Ride for Freedom: Day 2
Day two of our A21 freedom challenge is completed. It’s a little painful to think it is only day 2!! It was a great ride today but was not exactly easy.
Oct 8 2013
Ben Houston Ride for Freedom: Day 1
Well we have just completed the first day of our A21 Freedom Challenge.
Oct 7 2013
Ben Houston Ride for Freedom: Travel Day
I am currently sitting in the airport in Dubai. I’m on my way from Sydney to Bulgaria. It’s crazy that this trip is finally here.
Oct 3 2013
Riding for Freedom
Human trafficking in my opinion is the most heinous crime our world is facing. And the enormity of its reach is overwhelming to say the least.
Sep 30 2013
It Has A View!
Of all the places young people could find not just outward freedom, but inner freedom too, IT HAS A VIEW!
Sep 27 2013
R U OK?
R U OK? .... is a national awareness campaign aimed at caring for the welfare of those we either do life alongside, or those we may encounter in our everyday lives.
Sep 11 2013
500 Project: Beautiful Feet
One of the amazing privileges we have is receiving testimonies about the incredible things that God is doing through His women across the globe.
Aug 14 2013
A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of visiting Uganda to see the work of Watoto and some of the great things that the Colour Sisterhood has been able to contribute to.
Aug 8 2013
A Tote for Hope
Here’s something that one of the girls in our church created out of part of our last Colour Invitation to raise money for her 500 Project. I think its super cute!
Jul 11 2013
I believe true positive change starts with the realisation that we are purposefully made in God’s image to love Him and others.
Jun 13 2013
Kick a Goal, Save a Girl
I was deeply challenged and thought to myself, what could I do. I know I can't do everything but surely I can do something.
Brenden & Jacqui Brown
May 10 2013
Hurricane Sandy Relief
In late October 2012, North America received an uninvited visitor. Originating in the western Caribbean Sea, she ripped through Jamaica, Cuba and the Bahamas before entering New York and New Jersey with force on October 29.
May 1 2013