Package One

Public or Church based Mental Wellness seminar: ‘Winning between the Ears.’ Duration: 3 hours plus Sunday service/s. (Most popular) What's covered? Seminar: 2 x 45minute sessions: (This allows for refreshments between sessions and Q&A time)…

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Package Two

Church Leaders training: Guiding sufferers toward recovery 101: One of the great challenges for the modern church is to understand and be equipped to aid in the recovery of those suffering mentally and emotionally. Using…

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Package Three

Church Mental wellness day seminar: (5 hour package) In any 'western' church environment the figures show that approximately 1in4 people above the age of 14 will be on some type of mood stabilizing medication. Often…

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Package Four

The Church service ministry format: Gary has spoken in many denominations across a wide variety of formats and will adapt his presentation as much as possible to current themes and schedules. The most common format…

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Bel Thomson – Singer, Songwriter and Speaker

‘I have known Gary Blackford for over 10 years in the role of Christian Ministry Leadership, and have had the privilege of walking closely with him throughout that time.
Gary is a brilliant communicator with both Passion and Compassion for those who walk through emotionally dark times in their lives, and he brings a refreshing and powerful ministry to people’s lives that is rarely touched in the everyday church environment.
Both Gary and his wife Robyn are a real blessing to the body of Christ and we will be utilizing their ministry gifts on a regular basis here at Riverside.
Our leadership at Riverside fully support their ministry”

Pastor Greg Holder – Riverside Church Grafton

Silence

22 Aug in

Released in 1964, the haunting melody of ‘The Sounds of Silence’ became a huge hit for Simon & Garfunkel. One line says; ‘But my words, like silent raindrops fell. And echoed, in the wells of…

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Retrofit

08 Aug in

Retrofit Definition: add (a component or accessory) to something that did not have it when manufactured. I love a good doco (documentary). While David Attenborough thrills us with the natural world, I think the doco’s…

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Hacksaw Ridge

06 Jun in

Sometimes profound and beautiful moments are captured so well in a film, that in the midst of horrific surrounding, these moments send a message that is not forgotten easily. I remember watching ‘Saving Private Ryan’…

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