Month: January 2013

Monday Missive – January 28th, 2013

Hi Fighter, It’s Father Dave, back with you again on a wet and balmy January evening in Sydney. As is the pattern in Australia, the weather shifts between passionate extremes – going from hot and dusty to a flood situation in a matter of hours! Every January is like this – floods in the north …

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About Father Dave Smith

Preacher, Pugilist, Activist, Father of four

Monday Missive – January 21st, 2013

Hi Fighter, It’s Father Dave back with you again, and I confess that I’m kicking back a bit tonight. I’m taking it easy, as I feel rather tired. I’m not sure why I feel tired but I’ve abandoned my weekly half-marathon run tonight and am enjoying a glass of wine instead. I feel a bit …

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About Father Dave Smith

Preacher, Pugilist, Activist, Father of four

Monday Missive – January 14th, 2013

Hi Fighter! It’s Father Dave and it’s good to be back with you for another week. Before I say anything else today let me thank you for your prayers for Bernie! There was a torrent of prayerful response to last week’s missive where I mentioned my time with a dear man named Bernie. Without wanting …

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About Father Dave Smith

Preacher, Pugilist, Activist, Father of four

Monday Missive – January 7th, 2013

Hi Fighter, It’s Father Dave back with you, and wishing you a ‘Happy Epiphany!’ I appreciate that Epiphany (which is the day when we remember the wise men who came to worship the baby Jesus) isn’t celebrated by many people, and certainly not as vibrantly as Christmas or New Year. Even so, so far as …

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About Father Dave Smith

Preacher, Pugilist, Activist, Father of four