Words from the streets of Kings Cross and Bondi Beach
About Jon Owen
I am the Pastor and CEO of Wayside Chapel. I write with my heart wide open and my eyes looking at life. I am a philosopher, a dreamer, a tower of weakness, a leader and a follower, a husband and a father and I hope to give you a flavour of life by the wayside.
Dear Inner Circle, As we share life on this planet, the patterns of our lives mirror those found in the natural world. Bidden or unbidden,
Dear Inner Circle, Thank you for the outpouring of love after my ordination as a Minister last weekend and thanks if you joined us online.
Dear Inner Circle, Here is a paradox that contains a deep truth: the only way to find your life is to lose it in the
Dear Inner Circle, Love that comes with an orchestra playing sweetly in the background isn’t the only kind. It would be false to state that
Dear Inner Circle, Just like green shoots that emerge through the cracks in the footpath, love finds a way of emerging even in the most
Dear Inner Circle, Welcome back for another year. Thank you for the outpouring of love and support for all of our wonderful people at Wayside
Dear Inner Circle, This week I received a little note of gratitude from a visitor. Usually I would fill the next few paragraphs with my
The very old hands around here will tell you that the most tension filled weeks at Wayside Chapel are the two leading up to Christmas
This time of year often lends itself to a retrospective glance at life. It must be all the graduation ceremonies we see that take us
Dear Inner Circle, For those of us old enough to remember, the postal service was a precious mode of communication. Receiving an aerogram was met