RodneyOlsen.Net

Blog URL:http://rodneyolsen.net
Blog Tags:Media, Faith, Family, Australia, Radio, Cycling
Country:Australia
State/Province:Western Australia
Location:Perth

Rodney Olsen is a husband, father, blogger, cyclist and radio announcer from Perth, Western Australia. This is his blog.



Latest Blog Posts



It’s a weird concept but I’ve been thinking again recently about the self-discipline we require to do the things we love. We might imagine that we’ll just get on and do the stuff we love doing and that we only need to discipline ourselves to do...

100 Days

on Jun 6, 2018 in: Australia, God, Jesus

Today marks 100 days from the first turn of the pedals on Ride for Compassion Coast to Coast. The ride will start in Perth, Western Australia on Saturday the 15th of September. We will arrive at Compassion’s head office in Newcastle, New South Wale...

I spotted a blog post titled 25 Beautiful Photos of the World’s Favorite Transportation recently on the Compassion Blog. I highly recommend reading the post and checking out some bikes from around the world. As a cyclist, I love opportunities to hi...

RIP Chuck Missler

on May 1, 2018 in: Life, Bible, God, Jesus

Charles W. Missler died today at the age of 83, less than a month from his 84th birthday. He was known to the world as Chuck Missler and he had a long and varied life. Chuck Missler used to pack venues across the world when he spoke. People were eage...

ANZAC Day, the 25th of April, has been described as Australia’s most important national occasion. While many public holidays are just about getting an extra day off, ANZAC Day has real significance for many Australians. It marks the anniversary...

Over the last few days, I’ve really enjoyed comments from friends about the training ride I did on Saturday with a group of other cyclists planning to undertake Ride for Compassion Coast to Coast. Many have been amazed that we would ride 180 ki...

This time a decade ago I was unsure if I would see Australia or those I love the most ever again. It was April 2008. I was meant to be in Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, for just over a week. Around 48 hours after arriving, I was back at the ai...