Opening up for 2024

This story was first published in the February 2024 Olive Branch It’s amazing what a little bit of scrubbing can do. Spots you thought looked ok come up amazing and lift the whole environment. That’s exactly what we’ve been doing around Olive Way this past week, getting the place ready to receive our first [...]

By |2024-02-11T16:30:36+11:00February 11th, 2024|Categories: Ministry Stories, Olive Way Happenings|0 Comments

Leaving a legacy

There’s a lovely lady who regularly comes in to Olive Way, but who will often disappear for long periods of time. I always have a good chat with her when she comes in, and we often have a good laugh. She’s not sensitive about laughing at herself, though she appears quite serious a lot [...]

By |2023-12-09T09:39:35+11:00December 9th, 2023|Categories: Olive Way Happenings|0 Comments

For Ruth

A couple of weeks ago I was sick. I was recovering at home whilst Ruth and the volunteers were busily buzzing around Olive Way in my place. I missed not being there that week, and whilst Ruth and the volunteers performed admirably without me there was some challenges around the place. On the Wednesday [...]

By |2023-09-10T15:58:21+10:00August 2nd, 2023|Categories: Ministry Stories, Olive Way Happenings|0 Comments

Many Rooms

It is interesting how many conservative, right-wing view points are shared amongst Olive Way guests. Often this can come out in old-fashioned (read ‘misogynistic’) views on women, racism, or even an affection for far right politics or an affinity towards dictators like Vladimir Putin. It can be a real challenge to hold some of [...]

By |2023-06-11T19:18:22+10:00June 11th, 2023|Categories: Ministry Stories, Olive Way Happenings|0 Comments
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