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About Bryan Foster
Bryan Foster MEd (Religious Education) - author, editor, publisher, photographer, videographer, retired senior religion teacher and freelance journalist/photojournalist.
The author specializes in:
1) 'God Today' Series (2016-2022) - 9 books i.e. 6 textbooks + 3 photobooks
2) Australia Caravan Travel - 15 photobooks, ebooks and videos
3) Religious School and Church Marketing - 5 books
+ videos and websites on various topics.
Bryan has 42 years teaching religion experience. He has been a primary/elementary principal (twice), and an assistant principal for religious education and other pastoral care leadership positions in the secondary school. Bryan taught Study of Religion to years 11 and 12 for 30 years. He is married to Karen with 3 adult children and 4 grandchildren. The author has also been a Church deanery and parish pastoral council chairperson and secretary.
He and wife Karen are directors of their publishing company, Great Developments Pty Ltd - (trading as) Great Developments Publishers.
Bryan's latest book in his 'GOD Today' Series is: Wisdom: GOD's Hints and Tips (2021)
Previous books in this series are:
'Love is the Meaning of Life: GOD's Love' (2021)
'Jesus and *Mahomad are God' (July, 2020).
'Where's God? Revelations Today' (Oct, 2018) and
'Where's God? Revelations Today Photobook Companion: GOD Signs' (Nov, 2018)'.
and 'Mt Warning God's Revelation: Photobook Companion to 1God.world' (2017).
'1God.world: One God for All' (Nov, 2016)
Bryan's next book available end 2021 to 2022? 'Wisdom: GOD's Hints and Tips' (Author Articles - 1st ed.)
'Mt Warning Wollumbin Circuit' photobook was published in Nov 2017. All above are available as a hardcover, paperback, and ebook. The latest textbooks also come in Large Print paperback editions.
There are 5 school and church marketing books for beginners by this author. These have been well received by beginners and marketing professionals alike. He has been marketing a combination of churches, schools and his own publishing company for over twenty years. This experience led to a very hands-on approach to marketing and the desire to impart his knowledge through a unique, summarised style format. Each marketing method detailed has been successfully used in the field. Latest in the marketing series are - 'School Marketing Manual for the Digital Age (3rd ed)' and 'Church Marketing Manual for the Digital Age (2nd ed), 2011.
Interests also include a YouTube channel, (efozz1 or CaravanAus), with over 780+ free videos at this stage, concentrating on 1.'GOD Today' Series; videos to complement 'GOD Today' Series; 2. How to caravan for beginners... by Fozzie' along with places to stay and things to do in Australia for RVers and campers; 3. Marketing religious schools and churches.
There are also 15 photobooks for RVers and travellers around Australia, highlighting the outback towns, national parks and highlights of NT (Northern Territory), FNQ (Far North Queensland) and Mt Warning area in northern NSW.
See BryanFosterAuthor.com or GodTodaySeries.com websites for details.
*Mahomad as spelt from GOD's Revelations in 2016
Love is the Meaning of Life: GOD's Love is the sixth book by Bryan Foster in the 'GOD Today' Series. This book uses a significantly different approach, from various other 'What is Love?' themed books available today. The previous five books in this Series were based on discovering GOD in today's world leading to our salvation with GOD after death. 21 Revelations from GOD to Bryan in 2016 and 2018 were explored and detailed for the reader in Books 1 to 5.
The themes and Revelations covered were revealed by GOD in the early morning around 3 am, while caravanning/trailers on the plains of Mt Warning, near Murwillumbah, NSW, Australia. These Revelations, along with other Inspired Messages from GOD, are considered and explored further in each of this Series' nine books. These include two to three photobooks, Books 2 and 4 at this stage. Books 6 and 7 are the two books exploring the meaning of life from one including GOD, to another predominately exploring a secular perspective but with a number of references to GOD, Love, salvation and forgiveness. The aim of Book 7 is to be hopefully encouraging the reader to consider GOD and GOD's place in our complicated and challenging world. Book 7 is a second edition of Book 6 with a different emphasis for the non-believers in GOD, or for those who are challenged by GOD's legitimacy, etc.
Book 4 is highly recommended and should be explored prior to reading books 6 and 7. This photobook contains many considerably unique and different photographic images from GOD. Many images include sun arrows moving to and across the author, a giant Easter sun cross starting very high and ending touching the Earth at Texas on the Qld/NSW border, rays shooting out from a small cloud positioned on top of the Mt Warning's peak, double rainbows, etc. in Where's God? Revelations Today Photobook Companion: GOD's Signs. This Book 4 is the author's favourite and one he believes will very much surprise or at least challenge those who explore it. Being so unique, it is believed most readers will find various images very interesting and in in fact loving in a certain way from GOD. Book 4 is the author's favourite book in the series, due to its unique and exciting images from GOD.
Jesus and Mahomad are God (Author Articles). God revealed to the author that now is the time to share and help explain this Revelation. It was initially revealed to the author, Bryan Foster, in the early morning on 28 May, 2016, while camping on the plains of Mt Warning near Murwillumbah, Australia.
This is the fifth book published in the 'GOD Today' Series. It highlights four key Revelations from God.
Key concepts covered in this Book 5's series of articles are: The Incarnate God/Allah is Jesus & Mahomad*; the Truth was revealed by God through 21 Revelations received by the author in May, 2016 and November, 2018; the various Revelations yet to be explained in the first four books are explained now; there is a prophetic possibility for the author, and Tears from God help prove the Incarnations of God as Jesus and Mahomad*. The collection of sun arrows, flares, rays, double rainbows and clouds highlighted in Book 4, Where's God? Revelations Today Photobook Companion: GOD Signs, show God's closeness to the author and the need to encourage the reader, author, religious leaders, theologians and other scholars to share with all people and to delve deeply into the key Revelations revealed these past four years.
God needs the religious leaders, scriptural scholars, theologians, etc., from both Islam and Christianity to explain these Revelations as each applies to them. Other religions should also be included through the offer to become an integral part of God's place in today's world by helping with the explanations, and the theology of One God only, the same God, for all time etc. and the Incarnations of God as Jesus and Mahomad*. (*This spelling of Mahomad was as given to the author by God.)
An essential photographic companion to the recently published 'Where's God? Revelations Today' by the same author. The author accepts that the images and symbols contained in this photobook are all signs from God, encouraging and supporting him into sharing God's Revelations, inspired messages and experiences sent to him by God. Hopefully, these stories and images will also help the reader on their journey to God, seeking the Truth and needing God in their lives, right up to the ultimate salvation with God after their life here on Earth. The images you are about to view have challenged both the author and his wife, Karen. You don't expect to see these types of photos just appear, and on numerous occasions. These include photographic images of sun arrows and flares formed across the author, sun rays emanating outwards from a small cloud on top of a mountain, a magnificent large sun cross formed a week after Easter and brilliant double rainbows pointing to the author's caravan/trailer. The author received a series of Revelations from God in May, 2016. These are the primary basis for both 'Where's God? Revelations Today' and 'Where's God? Revelations Today: Photobook Companion' The above images are truly believed to be physical interventions from God to support the author in his beliefs about the Revelations and other inspired messages. As support to write the 'GOD Today' Series of books and photobooks. To challenge those interested on their journey to and with God.
Where’s God? Revelations Today details the twelve Revelations received from God by the author Bryan Foster. A collection of other inspired messages from God are shared. The author invites the reader to journey with him through an exploration of who and where God is for them today, along with what God’s messages are for our world. To assist with an understanding of God in today’s world, the themes of ‘love’, ‘life and death’, ‘Science’, ‘suffering’ and ‘major world changes needed’ are also central. A key focus is on assisting the readers in their appreciation, understanding and searches for God in today's secular world.
The Revelations and inspired messages from God were introduced in the previous two books of this GOD Today Series, 1God.world: One God for All and Mt Warning God's Revelations: Photobook Companion to '1God.world'. Where's God? Revelations Today explores these in detail. The companion photobook explores the signs and coincidences God gave to the author in preparation for these books. This is the fourth book in the Series and is titled, Where's God? Revelations Today: Photobook Companion: GOD Signs - a November 2018 publication.
Join author Bryan Foster on his life’s journey of discovering God and God’s messages, which are so important for us all today. His life was changed so significantly through an experience with God on his 25th birthday that his faith has never faulted. Another unique experience with God this year reinforced all previous experiences. His relationship continues to deepen.
See what Bryan found and explore how this may help us all in our spiritual, faith and life journeys. God loves us all equally. Discover the ‘Tears from God’ that we can experience. See Science as God’s tool. Explore true beauty, humor and the wilderness - these are God’s gifts.
The sharing of God’s messages for today’s world and the author’s many life stories from his 59 years, bring a challenging new found reality of God for us. Religious scripture and commentary from Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Hinduism adds to this exploration.
The approach used in 1God.world is of keeping God’s messages simple, without diminishing the important meaning.
This school marketing manual contains a proven approach for the school marketing professional in the 21st century. There are an outstanding number of successful strategies, samples and examples written in an easy to read, summarized point format covering all major school marketing topics. The format accentuates the positive methods needed in a highly digitalized world. Successful contemporary and traditional school marketing methods applicable for the digital age are explored in detail. This manual highlights a school marketing plan and numerous strategies needed at the school-face. The author was able to see first-hand what was needed and to respond to these needs with numerous innovative and successful digital and other contemporary strategies. A major digital section for marketing schools in the electronic age is explored through over 100 pages and 80+ screenshots of actual internet webpages. This text will both inform and challenge the school marketing personnel to market their schools in the most successful and considered ways. This will be achieved through a school marketing plan which is based on numerous successful digital, contemporary and traditional strategies, examples and samples.
About the Author
Bryan Foster MEd has been successfully marketing schools, churches and his own publishing company for twenty years. This experience led to a very hands-on approach to marketing and the desire to impart his knowledge through a unique, summarized point format. Each method detailed has been successfully used in the field. The author has been a school principal in two schools and held other senior leadership positions in schools and the Church. He is now an author and the director of his own publishing company, Great Developments Pty Ltd. The author also retains his teaching position within a Catholic secondary school.
This Church marketing manual contains a proven approach for the Church marketing personnel in the 21st century. From the beginner to the more advanced, there are an enormous number of strategies for everyone. There are an outstanding number of successful strategies, samples and examples written in an easy to read, summarized point format covering all major Church marketing topics. The format accentuates the positive methods needed in a highly digitalized world. Successful contemporary and traditional Church marketing methods applicable for the digital age are explored in detail. This manual highlights a Church marketing plan and numerous strategies needed at the Church-face. The author was able to see first-hand what was needed and to respond to these needs with numerous innovative and successful digital and other contemporary strategies. A major digital section for marketing Churches in the electronic age is explored through 80 pages and 70 screenshots of actual internet webpages. This text will both inform and challenge the Church marketing personnel to market their Churches in the most successful and considered ways. This will be achieved through a Church marketing plan which is based on numerous successful digital, contemporary and traditional strategies, examples and samples.
About the Author
Bryan Foster MEd (Religious Education) has been very successfully marketing Churches, schools and his own publishing company for a combined twenty years. This experience led to a very hands-on approach to marketing and the desire to impart his knowledge through a unique, summarized point format. Each method detailed has been successfully used in the field. The author has been a deanery and parish pastoral council chairperson, school principal in two Catholic schools and held other senior leadership positions in schools. He is now an author and the director of his own publishing company, Great Developments Pty Ltd. The author also retains his teaching position within a Catholic secondary school.
The key-point format enables a significant number of key points to be made - to answer the ‘how-to?’ of marketing schools. A significant advantage for most school leadership team members and marketing managers.
School Marketing and the Media
School Marketing: Advertising in the Media
School Marketing: Contact and Necessities
School Marketing Plan (SMP) and School Marketing Manager (SMM)
School Marketing Relationships
School Marketing Resources (incl. production of…)
Everything in this e-book has worked for the author in his nearly 20 years of marketing churches, parishes and schools. For most of that time the author was a Catholic school Principal or Assistant Principal, as well as the schools’ Marketing Manager. He has also been a deanery pastoral council chair and a parish pastoral council chair and secretary for many years.
The key-point format enables a significant number of points to be made - to answer the ‘how-to?’ of marketing churches and parishes. This is a significant advantage for most church and parish leadership team members and marketing managers.
Church Parish Marketing Plan (CPMP) and Parish Marketing Manager (PMM)
Church Parish Marketing Relationships
Church Parish Marketing Necessities
Church Parish Marketing Resources (incl. production of
Church Parish Marketing and the Media
Church Parish Marketing: Advertising in the Media