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Spectacular Youth: Youth Catalyst Image
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November 30, 2022 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Spectacular Youth: Youth Catalyst

This is a news update coming from a message sent on 29 November 2022 to Baptist Youth Pastors and Leaders – we’re keen to share…

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November 29, 2022 | John Tucker Channel: 2144749

Three particular requests for help

An update from John Tucker, Principal of Carey Baptist College, for 2022.

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November 28, 2022 | Scott Muspratt Channel: 2144749

A new thing!: Otūmoetai Social Supermarket

A social supermarket has sprung at Otumoetai Baptist Church. Senior Pastor, Scott Muspratt, tells us all about it.

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November 25, 2022 | Zach Bartley Channel: 2144749

What makes me weep: our response to the rainbow community

What makes you weep? Zach Bartley, Youth Pastor at Petone Baptist Church, shares his response.

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November 24, 2022 | Myk Habets Channel: 2144749

Celebrating Baptists flying high on the world stage

Join with us as we celebrate two New Zealand Baptist scholars who have recently made big achievements on the world academic stage.

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November 23, 2022 | Wayne Schache Channel: 2144749

Are you willing to contribute what God has entrusted to you?

An update from our Operations and Finance Director, Wayne Schache, for 2022.

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Stories
November 22, 2022 | Jonathan Robinson Channel: 2144749

“Paying with Dignity”: A Mustard Seed Story

Jonathan shares the impact of hosting conversations for the church, community, experts and practitioners to network and address issues close to heart.

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November 21, 2022 | Christa McKirland Channel: 2144749

Getting to know…Christa McKirland

This week we are getting to know Christa McKirland, Lecturer in Systematic Theology at Carey Baptist College.

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November 17, 2022 | Karen Warner Channel: 2144749

Robust leaders

An update from our Leadership Co-ordination Director, Karen Warner, for 2022.

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November 16, 2022 | Charis Fotheringham Channel: 2144749

Watch the keynotes of our Baptist Hui 2022

Did anyone miss or want to rewatch or share the keynotes? They are now available on the Baptist NZ platform.

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Stories
November 14, 2022 | Kate Dunstan-Brown, Julie Polglaze & Grace Irwin Channel: 2144749

A home and family away from home

Did you know we have some super story-filled Baptist student hostels in New Zealand?

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November 13, 2022 | Alan Jamieson Channel: 2144749

A united focus on Christ

An update from the General Director of NZBMS, Alan Jamieson, for 2022.

Advent partners: Feilding Baptist Church and CBM Image
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November 10, 2022 | Martin Baldwin Channel: 2144749

Advent partners: Feilding Baptist Church and CBM

See what Feilding Baptist Church has done for Advent the last two years, and how your church can do it too.

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November 9, 2022 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

“…present everyone fully mature in Christ…”

An update from our National Leader, Charles Hewlett, for 2022.

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November 8, 2022 | Melissa Wilson Channel: 2144749

What makes me weep: The 1 in 4

What makes you weep? Melissa Wilson, Senior Pastor at Beachlands Baptist Community Church, shares her response.

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November 5, 2022 | Charis Fotheringham Channel: 2144749

Hui 2022 Day 3: The future is now

It may have been the last day of Hui, but the conversations it ignited are far from over. Here's an overview of the goings on…

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November 4, 2022 | Charis Fotheringham Channel: 2144749

Hui 2022 Day 2: God invites us to join his spectacular works

So much to take in, learn and action! Here's an overview of the goings on at Hui 2022: Day 2, Friday 4 November 2022.

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November 3, 2022 | Charis Fotheringham Channel: 2144749

Hui 2022 Day 1: Talking about our spectacular Jesus!

What a day! In a remarkable way! Here’s an overview of the goings on at Hui 2022: Day 1, Thursday 3 November 2022

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Opinion
November 1, 2022 | Rick Pierce Channel: 2144749

Updraft: Third space

Column by Rick Pierce reproduced from the Northern Baptist Association ‘Northern Lights’ e-newsletter.

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October 31, 2022 | Karyn and Ross Woodhouse Channel: 2144749

Suicide: The grief of those left behind

The phone rings; it is a mum who shares with us that her 17-year-old son has recently taken his life. She is shattered. The family…

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November 25, 2022 | Zach Bartley Channel: 2144749

What makes me weep: our response to the rainbow community

What makes you weep? Zach Bartley, Youth Pastor at Petone Baptist Church, shares his response.

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November 24, 2022 | Myk Habets Channel: 2144749

Celebrating Baptists flying high on the world stage

Join with us as we celebrate two New Zealand Baptist scholars who have recently made big achievements on the world academic stage.

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November 21, 2022 | Christa McKirland Channel: 2144749

Getting to know…Christa McKirland

This week we are getting to know Christa McKirland, Lecturer in Systematic Theology at Carey Baptist College.

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Stories
November 8, 2022 | Melissa Wilson Channel: 2144749

What makes me weep: The 1 in 4

What makes you weep? Melissa Wilson, Senior Pastor at Beachlands Baptist Community Church, shares her response.

Updraft: Third space Image
Opinion
November 1, 2022 | Rick Pierce Channel: 2144749

Updraft: Third space

Column by Rick Pierce reproduced from the Northern Baptist Association ‘Northern Lights’ e-newsletter.

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October 31, 2022 | Karyn and Ross Woodhouse Channel: 2144749

Suicide: The grief of those left behind

The phone rings; it is a mum who shares with us that her 17-year-old son has recently taken his life. She is shattered. The family…

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October 17, 2022 | Samuel Schuurman Channel: 2144749

Getting to know…Samuel Schuurman

This week we are getting to know Samuel Schuurman, a Baptist chaplain in the Royal New Zealand Air Force.

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October 10, 2022 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Getting to know…Charles Hewlett

‘Getting to know...’ is a new column where we discover more about our Baptist whānau, meeting someone in our team of 40,000 in each post.

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September 29, 2022 | Nicola Mountfort Channel: 2144749

2 new lecturers for our college!

Introducing Jonathan Robinson and Emma Stokes, new lecturers at Carey Baptist College!

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September 8, 2022 | Mike Crudge Channel: 2144749

You are welcome to Hui 2022

The annual Hui of our churches and faith communities is something special to be part of. What is it and why do we do it?…

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September 7, 2022 | Rachel Sangster Channel: 2144749

Alpha on Sunday mornings?!

Read about how Riccarton Baptist Church replaced their Sunday morning church services with breakfast and the Alpha course.

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September 6, 2022 | Raewyn Moodie Channel: 2144749

Good news from Mount Albert Baptist Church

See what happens when one person gets intentional about making connections in their community. Who do we have on the fringes of our church community…

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August 24, 2022 | Dale Campbell Channel: 2144749

Baptist voices at The Justice Conference 2022

The Justice Conference 2022 is just over a week away: Saturday 3 September, and it almost looks like a Baptist NZ event with so many…

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August 20, 2022 | Kathryn Heslop Channel: 2144749

“COVID? Who cares about COVID. Look what is happening to our precious son!”

Kathryn Heslop shares how illness has impacted her son and how the church can genuinely love and care for family members struggling with their health.

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Opinion
August 10, 2022 | Rick Pierce Channel: 2144749

Updraft: Embracing change

Column by Rick Pierce reproduced from the Northern Baptist Association ‘Northern Lights’ e-newsletter.

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August 4, 2022 | Grace Ellis Channel: 2144749

How two sponsored children met, fell in love and moved to New Zealand

Danny and Joyce are part of Eastgate Christian Centre. They were both sponsor children in the Philippines and are now both living in Auckland. Hear…

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August 3, 2022 | Ian Wright Channel: 2144749

Mentored in pastoral prayer: Roland Browning

Reflections of how a pastor mentored a young person through modelling pastoral prayer and the significance of challenge through discipleship.

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August 2, 2022 | Steven Goulstone Channel: 2144749

Sunday church service turns into free bike fix-up

Sunday mornings aren’t just for sermons and worship songs at Wellington South Baptist Church. See how they partnered with a local bike fix-up/repair/swap charity to…

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August 1, 2022 | Charles Hewlett and Jonny Weir Channel: 2144749

“I want to be like Jesus. And Jesus gave his life for the church”

Charles Hewlett believes robust leadership of Baptist faith communities is absolutely crucial if we are to bring gospel renewal to people and places in our…

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July 27, 2022 | Mike Crudge Channel: 2144749

Invitation to share your COVID-19 vaccine beliefs

Christian participants from evangelical churches in New Zealand are being sought to explore their ideas, beliefs and views surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine.

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November 28, 2022 | Scott Muspratt Channel: 2144749

A new thing!: Otūmoetai Social Supermarket

A social supermarket has sprung at Otumoetai Baptist Church. Senior Pastor, Scott Muspratt, tells us all about it.

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Stories
November 22, 2022 | Jonathan Robinson Channel: 2144749

“Paying with Dignity”: A Mustard Seed Story

Jonathan shares the impact of hosting conversations for the church, community, experts and practitioners to network and address issues close to heart.

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November 13, 2022 | Alan Jamieson Channel: 2144749

A united focus on Christ

An update from the General Director of NZBMS, Alan Jamieson, for 2022.

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October 28, 2022 | Debbie Spackman Channel: 2144749

Te Atatῡ Baptist Church might be small, but God is using it for big things

Debbie Spackman, Pastor at Te Atatῡ Baptist Church, shares with us the realised gospel renewal potential of an empty car park.

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October 12, 2022 | Sarah Channel: 2144749

Discernment part 2: What success looks like to me now

NZBMS global workers share their discernment journey in their return to Aotearoa New Zealand.

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October 5, 2022 | Sophie Channel: 2144749

Discernment part 1: Grieving KTown

NZBMS global workers share their discernment journey in their return to Aotearoa New Zealand.

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September 27, 2022 | Kelly Enright Channel: 2144749

Welcoming Arotahi: A united focus on Christ

The team at NZBMS are super excited to share some BIG news with us! Discover the new name and next step in our story.

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September 1, 2022 | Julie Osborn Channel: 2144749

Connect Baptist Church brings gospel renewal to their neighbourhood.

Julie Osborn, pastor at Connect Baptist Church in Manukau, shares how Connect Baptist's community working bee sparks relationships in their neighbourhood.

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August 17, 2022 | Charis Fotheringham Channel: 2144749

Op Shop Encounter

The Doubtless Bay Christian Centre’s Op Shop Encounter project is fully operational after a four-year journey that began with prayer.

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August 8, 2022 | Beulah Wood Channel: 2144749

Heart and housing in Whangārei

“Here we are, all Baptists, finding a way to help needy people in Aotearoa…” through property ownership, management, and wrap-around care.

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July 21, 2022 | Dave Tims Channel: 2144749

Change-makers

Dave Tims, Director of UNOH New Zealand, shares how transformation begins with focusing on the people around us. Meeting the needs in our communities doesn’t…

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July 19, 2022 | Kelly Enright Channel: 2144749

The dream job?

Are you or someone you know looking for a job that is people-facing with global travel, invigorating, rich, and meaningful? This could be it! Come…

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July 17, 2022 | J. Merritt Johnston Channel: 2144749

We care about racial justice and violence in Ukraine and Myanmar

Baptists care about the state of war, violence, and political unrest in the countries of Ukraine and Myanmar, as well as global racial justice.

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July 12, 2022 | Graeme Woodfield Channel: 2144749

Blood is life

We celebrate with Graeme Woodfield, a member of Orakei Baptist Church, for being recognised in the Queens Birthday Honours this year for his service to…

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July 2, 2022 | Beulah Wood Channel: 2144749

Bubbling with new opportunities

Currently back from Bangladesh, what have Cindy and Ross Meyer been up to, and what’s next for them?

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June 21, 2022 | Kelly Enright Channel: 2144749

I think I would’ve liked Uncle Eric

He recognised that his faith community was missing an opportunity to be in mutual relationship with a people group that God had created; a people…

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June 9, 2022 | Kelly Enright Channel: 2144749

Matariki gathers people together

NZBMS has provided a bunch of Matariki resources to help faith communities honour and celebrate the season.

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May 31, 2022 | Jo Hood and Elyse Stubbington Channel: 2144749

Matariki – a time to look beyond

Matariki is a gift to the Church of Aotearoa. It is a celebration of relationship, acceptance, remembrance, invitation, hospitality, and delight. This is not just…

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May 30, 2022 | Michelle Bruce Channel: 2144749

Benefiting from structures of oppression

As Christians we are called to “learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless and plead the widow’s cause” (Isiah…

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May 25, 2022 | Jonathan Robinson Channel: 2144749

Who’s on your fridge? A crucial moment to act

How can we work towards a safer and fairer world for all God’s children? Right now, the New Zealand government is considering legislation that will…

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Spectacular Youth: Youth Catalyst Image
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November 30, 2022 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Spectacular Youth: Youth Catalyst

This is a news update coming from a message sent on 29 November 2022 to Baptist Youth Pastors and Leaders – we’re keen to share…

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November 24, 2022 | Myk Habets Channel: 2144749

Celebrating Baptists flying high on the world stage

Join with us as we celebrate two New Zealand Baptist scholars who have recently made big achievements on the world academic stage.

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November 17, 2022 | Karen Warner Channel: 2144749

Robust leaders

An update from our Leadership Co-ordination Director, Karen Warner, for 2022.

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November 9, 2022 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

“…present everyone fully mature in Christ…”

An update from our National Leader, Charles Hewlett, for 2022.

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November 5, 2022 | Charis Fotheringham Channel: 2144749

Hui 2022 Day 3: The future is now

It may have been the last day of Hui, but the conversations it ignited are far from over. Here's an overview of the goings on…

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November 4, 2022 | Charis Fotheringham Channel: 2144749

Hui 2022 Day 2: God invites us to join his spectacular works

So much to take in, learn and action! Here's an overview of the goings on at Hui 2022: Day 2, Friday 4 November 2022.

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November 3, 2022 | Charis Fotheringham Channel: 2144749

Hui 2022 Day 1: Talking about our spectacular Jesus!

What a day! In a remarkable way! Here’s an overview of the goings on at Hui 2022: Day 1, Thursday 3 November 2022

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September 29, 2022 | Nicola Mountfort Channel: 2144749

2 new lecturers for our college!

Introducing Jonathan Robinson and Emma Stokes, new lecturers at Carey Baptist College!

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September 12, 2022 | Mike Crudge Channel: 2144749

The Elect Lady

In anticipation of the Queen’s visit to New Zealand in early 1954, she made the front cover of the New Zealand Baptist newspaper. A prayer…

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September 5, 2022 | Chris Chamberlain, Charles Hewlett and Glenn Melville Channel: 2144749

A new chapter for Baptist Registration

Baptist pastors and chaplains have a registration process similar to many other occupations such as teachers, medical practitioners, counselors, electricians, and lawyers.

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August 22, 2022 | Chris Chamberlain Channel: 2144749

Assembly Council update and call for nominations

Here is an update from our Assembly Council who act in a governance role and are responsible for the wellbeing of our movement of faith…

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August 1, 2022 | Charles Hewlett and Jonny Weir Channel: 2144749

“I want to be like Jesus. And Jesus gave his life for the church”

Charles Hewlett believes robust leadership of Baptist faith communities is absolutely crucial if we are to bring gospel renewal to people and places in our…

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June 19, 2022 | Mark Day Channel: 2144749

Is Big Good? A MEGA question

Mark Day, a Baptist pastor in Hamilton, reckons with our devotion to ‘bigger is better’, and hopes for revival: “the making of a disparate people…

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June 14, 2022 | Rachel Murray Channel: 2144749

Regional Hui highlights: Otago and Southland

Rachel Murray shares some highlights from the Regional Hui held at the Catlins River Ridge Retreat, 26-28 May 2022.

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May 30, 2022 | Julie Chamberlain Channel: 2144749

Regional Hui highlights: Upper South Island

Julie Chamberlain shares some highlights from the Regional Hui held at Glenroy Lodge Baptist Camp, Canterbury 25-26 May 2022.

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May 3, 2022 | Chris Chamberlain Channel: 2144749

Assembly Council update

This is the May 2022 update from Assembly Council. These will become regular updates letting you know what we're up to, the things we are…

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Opinion
March 24, 2022 | Tim Palmer Channel: 2144749

Red-orange-green light: a pastor, a church and unity in Christ

Tim Palmer, Senior Pastor, Franklin Baptist Church shares his journey in a local church as they seek to navigate the vaccination discussion, as they listen…

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Opinion
March 7, 2022 | Andrew Clark-Howard Channel: 2144749

Has the time come to act?

In this opinion piece Andrew Clark-Howard continues the dialogue on mandates, vaccinations, protests and theology.

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Opinion
February 18, 2022 | Mark Day Channel: 2144749

The other half of what we owe each other

Andrew Clark-Howard’s assessment of the anti mandate protest (What we owe each other: freedom, protest, and responsibility) draws upon excellent resources from Bonhoeffer on freedom.

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February 13, 2022 | Andrew Clark-Howard Channel: 2144749

What we owe each other: freedom, protest, and responsibility

We’ve all seen it; the images and videos on our screen of people gathering to protest at parliament with a rather bewildering array of placards…

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November 23, 2022 | Wayne Schache Channel: 2144749

Are you willing to contribute what God has entrusted to you?

An update from our Operations and Finance Director, Wayne Schache, for 2022.

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News
November 16, 2022 | Charis Fotheringham Channel: 2144749

Watch the keynotes of our Baptist Hui 2022

Did anyone miss or want to rewatch or share the keynotes? They are now available on the Baptist NZ platform.

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Stories
November 14, 2022 | Kate Dunstan-Brown, Julie Polglaze & Grace Irwin Channel: 2144749

A home and family away from home

Did you know we have some super story-filled Baptist student hostels in New Zealand?

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October 27, 2022 | Helen Brereton Channel: 2144749

Big Dream Day for Nelson Baptist Church

What do you get when you put a congregation, two senior pastors, a national leader, a regional leader and an operations and finance director in…

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October 21, 2022 | Peter Foster Channel: 2144749

Pray for Matamata

A Memorial Service for Sean Schutte, co-pastor at Matamata Baptist Church, will be held on Friday 28 October 2022. Our love and prayers go out…

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Education
October 20, 2022 | Karen Warner Channel: 2144749

Training the traits of leadership: a new resource

We ask Karen about the new free Robust Leadership Training resource she has created

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September 14, 2022 | Monique Lee Channel: 2144749

Manurewa Baptist celebrates Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori

Hear how Manurewa Baptist opened Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori in their church service.

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September 13, 2022 | Baptist Women Channel: 2144749

Baptist Women’s Mini Summit 2022!

The Baptist Women’s Mini Summit is coming up! Join online on 14 October, 7:30 – 9:00 pm.

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August 9, 2022 | Jenny Lee Channel: 2144749

5 things parents want you to know in order to help their neurodiverse kids

Jenny Lee, a professional educator who serves in several community roles, including Rotorua Baptist’s Kids Church, shares advice on how the church can support neurodiverse…

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October 18, 2021 | Naomi Cowan Channel: 2144749

You have influence… and your leadership matters

Board Chair of Global Leadership Network New Zealand, Naomi Cowan, is excited about the upcoming GLS One Day Online Experience. Find out more!

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September 6, 2021 | Mike Crudge Channel: 2144749

3 Golds for NZ Baptists

On Saturday 4th September 2021 at the Australasian Religious Press Association (ARPA) Awards, New Zealand Baptists, through the Baptist magazine, received some great accolades for…

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August 30, 2021 | Michael Rhodes Channel: 2144749

What’s the point?

This article is a transcript of the sermon delivered on Carey Sunday (1 August 2021) by Dr Michael Rhodes, Lecturer in Old Testament. Find the…

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Opinion
July 20, 2021 | Jonathan Ayling, Jonathan Robinson and Mike Crudge Channel: 2144749

Two Christian views on the proposals against incitement of hatred and discrimination

The New Zealand Government is proposing changes to strengthen and clarify the protection of people from discrimination against aspects of their identity, such as ethnicity,…

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March 31, 2021 | Rachel Roche Channel: 2144749

Being the (well-washed) hands & feet of Jesus

This is the most exciting time, as we are part of a movement responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in a positive life‑giving way. The history…

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October 3, 2020 | Mark Davie & Brian Brannigan Channel: 2144749

Church insurance

Mark Davie explains the aims and benefits of the Baptist Insurance Fund and Brian Brannigan of Trinity Baptist Church shares a cautionary tale about the…

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August 2, 2020 | Cameron Fisher Channel: 2144749

4 benefits of a good accounting system

During this time of economic uncertainty, a modern accounting system is important to provide key and timely information to church leaders. Cameron Fisher of CATAS…

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August 1, 2020 | Cameron Fisher Channel: 2144749

4 benefits of a good accounting system

During this time of economic uncertainty, a modern accounting system is important to provide key and timely information to church leaders. Cameron Fisher of CATAS…

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March 31, 2020 | Rachel Roche Channel: 2144749
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February 8, 2020 | Christian Savings Channel: 2144749

Christian Savings

This year Christian Savings (previously Baptist Savings and Development Society) is celebrating 58 years of partnering with churches.

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October 5, 2019 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Effective leadership

Charles Hewlett has been thinking about the effective leaders he has had the opportunity to work alongside. He believes that these leaders make a number of similar…

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November 10, 2022 | Martin Baldwin Channel: 2144749

Advent partners: Feilding Baptist Church and CBM

See what Feilding Baptist Church has done for Advent the last two years, and how your church can do it too.

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September 30, 2022 | Nicola Mountfort Channel: 2144749

Carey’s carvings

Have you heard about the whakairo carvings in Carey Baptist College yet?

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September 21, 2022 | Keith Harrington Channel: 2144749

Invercargill Central Baptist ‘Serves the city’

Young and old get involved in authentic worship on a Sunday morning by serving their city.

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February 15, 2022 | Beulah Woods Channel: 2144749

Women’s History Sunday, 6th March 2022

Featuring two remarkable New Zealand Women: Elinor Thornton and Merrilyn Withers

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November 1, 2021 | Andrew Clark-Howard Channel: 2144749
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Opinion
August 24, 2021 | Kathryn Heslop Channel: 2144749

Lockdown from the perspective of a working Mum

This story was first shared in April 2020.

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March 31, 2021 | Wendy Budge Channel: 2144749
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February 6, 2021 | Sophia Sinclair Channel: 2144749

It’s still good news

Maybe you prefer old-fashioned face-to-face interaction... but you still love getting out your phone or tablet to scroll through social media, video chat, send emails…

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Opinion
December 5, 2020 | Wendy Joyes Channel: 2144749

The Word made flesh

Christmas means different things to different people. Wendy Joyes explores how artwork has variously portrayed Jesus and his coming as a baby, and what the…

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August 2, 2020 | Jenny Beck Channel: 2144749
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July 28, 2020 | Ross Banbury Channel: 2144749
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June 3, 2020 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Eyes still firmly fixed on Jesus

There is much important discussion happening about COVID-19 and the future of ministry and mission. Charles Hewlett shares why he thinks it would be a…

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June 3, 2020 | Raewyn Moodie Channel: 2144749
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March 31, 2020 | Andrew Graham Channel: 2144749
The heart of celebration is reorientation Image
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March 31, 2020 | Dr John Douglas Channel: 2144749
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January 27, 2020 | Grant Harris Channel: 2144749
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October 12, 2019 | Lindsay Jones Channel: 2144749

Worship 7:9

On Saturday 7th September 2019, more than 300 people gathered to celebrate the diversity of cultures and identity that make up the Northern Baptist Association…

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September 29, 2019 | Michael Reddell Channel: 2144749
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“Finding Strength in the Power of Prayer”

Edmonds Namburi, who has just concluded his time as a Mission Council member, reflects on “Finding Strength in the Power of Prayer”, which is one of the…

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