This time last Monday morning, I checked the news headlines on my phone. I read the top news release: “Kobe Bryant and his daughter killed in a helicopter crash.” What a shock! I have been an avid basketball fan since I lived in the USA back in the 1970s.… Read the rest
Over these last few years, I have been coaching quite a few pastors across Australia and a few overseas. It’s a privilege to come along side these church leaders from different denominations and contexts and offer them encouragement and advice in a wide range of aspects of personal ministry and church life.… Read the rest
Hi there. I haven’t blogged for a while so I thought it was time for a mid-year update.
Can you believe we are into the second half of 2019!? Time sure flies, and more so as you get a little older.… Read the rest
It’s hard to believe my dear dad, Kevin Conner, is gone. He passed away peacefully just over 4 months ago. He had recently turned 92 years of age.
I miss him. However, his legacy lives on in our hearts and lives … and in his contributions.… Read the rest
Thank you to all of those who attended or watched the thanksgiving service for my dad, Kevin Conner, today at CityLife Church in Melbourne, Australia. We also appreciate the many messages that people have sent in, offering support and prayers, as well as commemorating my dad’s life.… Read the rest
Happy new year!
I hope that you had an enjoyable Christmas season and that the new year has gotten off to a good start for you.
Nicole and I have been living back in Melbourne since late May 2018. We thoroughly enjoyed our 18 months living in the Sunshine Coast but decided to come back to be near our family, especially my ageing parents.… Read the rest
Here is the description:
“In a world of rapid change, growing complexity and increasing pressure, stress and burnout are becoming far too common.… Read the rest
Mark has just released a new book called Money Talks: Practical Wisdom for Becoming Financially Free.
Those of us who live in the Western world live in some of the richest countries on the planet yet, despite this fact, many people are under financial pressure.
I am really excited to be part of a special 2 day event coming up in Melbourne, Australia on 19-20th November 2018 (no longer 5-6th June) for pastors. It is called The GREAT LEAP.
This 28-hour intensive for pastors is a fast-track program to help church leaders gain greater clarity of how they want to spend the second half of their life and make it count.… Read the rest
It’s hard to believe we are already into February! The new year is well underway. I am loving life and really enjoying this new season. Nicole and I continue to base in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland with regular visits to Melbourne to visit our family and friends.… Read the rest
As this web site continues it’s renovation, here are a few things that are new – all accessible via the Main MENU on the front page:
This website is currently being refreshed with a new design and new content.
It will become a web site dedicated to Mark Conner and his work while a brand new web site for Nicole is being designed at the same time.… Read the rest
It is hard to believe that it has been 6 months today since I finished up as Senior Minister of CityLife Church. The month of February this year was such as special time as we celebrated the 50th anniversary of CityLife, had my farewell, and inducted Andrew Hill as the next Senior Minister.… Read the rest