Developing tools

I have met many people in my travels, from the homeless to the wealthy, from workers to professionals, from students to teachers, from the lonely to the happy in many different countries around the world. Some of the happiest people I have met live in war torn villages of Uganda. They offered so much to me out of nothing but their heart.

Many people have inspired me and encouraged me on my life journey and have taught me lots about myself. Over time, I have developed various resources to help people in need, to encourage people in their situations and to resource workers in communities.

Please feel free to download any of the resources available on this site. I hope that they are a source of encouragement to you and a learning tool for your work or situation. If you use these resources in any form, please acknowledge it as such. 

Published articles

Baker, M. 2013, ‘Sea Chaplains: serving their country with pride’, Navy Historical Journal, Dec 2013.

Baker, M. 2009, 'The heartbeat of community: becoming a police chaplain', EdD thesis, UTS, Sydney.

Baker, M. 2009, 'Uncovering the culture of police chaplaincy', Police Weekly, vol. 21, no. 18, pp. 4-5.

Baker, M. 2007, 'Are churches safe for pastors?' Mosaic, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 4-5.

Baker, M. 2007, 'Busy professionals: any time for community learning?' SCUTREA 2007, eds R. Mark, R. Jay, B. McCabe & R. Moreland, SCUTREA, Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, pp. 41-48.

Baker, M. 2006, 'The continuing professional education of police chaplains as a community of practice', Continuing Professional Education Conference, eds L. Beddoe & J. Jesson, University of Auckland, Faculty of Education, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 14-22.

Baker, M. 2006, ‘Identify yourself: the church as a community of practice’ Mosaic, vol. 8, no. 2, pp8-10.

Baker, M. 2006, ‘Identify yourself: community ministries’ Mosaic, vol. 8, no. 1, pp8-9.

Baker, M. 2006, ‘Stepping Stones: a journey into police chaplaincy’, UTS Education Conference poster presentation, UTS, Sydney.

Baker, M. 2005, ‘Revisiting communities: an ethnographic approach’, UTS Education Conference presentation, UTS, Sydney.

Baker, M. 2004, 'Analysing Professional Practice', Paper thesis, UTS, Sydney.

Baker, M. 2003, Jade's Story: a two-way street, A Baker Book, Sydney.



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