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Bringing an end to bullying

26 June 2016 Wesley Impact! TV

Do you know anyone who has been bullied? Or have you been bullied yourself? In this week’s episode of Wesley Impact! TV, the Rev Keith Garner speaks with Brett Murray from the Make Bullying History Foundation, about this important issue. They discuss how Brett’s program has been adopted by a major rugby league club in the Australian NRL competition.

Our music director, Craig Gower, performs and Mr Garner shares his thoughts on Luke 9:51-62, which deals with some important issues about discipleship and the call of Jesus Christ in all our lives.

Sinead’s story: Building confidence and self esteem

As a young teenager, Sinead was bullied in school, so much that she didn’t want to get up in the mornings. She didn’t know how to deal with the bullies so she retaliated by getting into fights and was suspended from school. The bullying had a direct impact on her self-esteem and the value she placed on her own life.

Sinead shares how her experience at Wesley Operation Hope camps helped her build her confidence and become more assured at school. Today, Sinead is a mature young lady who has dealt with her experiences as a young teenager and is pursuing her goals.

Special guest: Brett Murray


As the founder of the Make Bullying History Foundation, Brett is committed to helping students, teachers, parents and corporate organisations across Australia and New Zealand understand what bullying is and what we can do stop it.

He talks to the Rev Keith Garner about his recent partnership with Australian NRL team, the Cronulla Sharks, and their aim to make the Sydney’s Sutherland Shire bully free.

Guest performer: Craig Gower

This week, our musical director, Craig Gower, performs Lord I Believe.

Craig regularly sings for us and you can check out some of his recent performances here:

Keith’s message: The main priority

The Rev Keith Garner discusses the passages of Luke 9:51-62, which depict the calling of Christ’s disciples to follow Him to the cross.

The text of the gospel call to the disciples is something all of us can learn from because it shows us that the calling of Jesus takes precedence in our lives. We all have some place in our lives that can be given over to Him and it has to be a priority.