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Pondering: How relationship-centered justice has shaped my thinking on Israel-Gaza Image
Opinion
February 24, 2024 | Sophie Fasi-Mohenoa Channel: 2144749

Pondering: How relationship-centered justice has shaped my thinking on Israel-Gaza

Are we willing to grow relationships deeply embedded in the Kingdom of God? To peel back our prejudice and uphold that every person is made…

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February 22, 2024 | Rachel Sangster Channel: 2144749

Creating a thriving culture of all-age discipleship

Interview with Tammy Preston, who will present a webinar series on her research into intergenerational communities and developing preaching for all ages.

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February 21, 2024 | Beulah Wood Channel: 2144749

Julie Belding

The story of the first female editor of the New Zealand Baptist.

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February 20, 2024 | Rod Robson Channel: 2144749

Assembly Council Meeting February 2024

Focusing on getting the right people in the right places to make strategic decisions for gospel renewal.

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February 19, 2024 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: Painting a picture of gospel renewal

A chat with Old Testament Lecturer, Michael Rhodes | Assembly Council and ‘30 around 30’ retreats | Gospel renewal on marae | Adoring Jesus |…

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February 16, 2024 | Alan Jamieson Channel: 2144749

New Zealand Baptists and global mission

Renew Together 24 | God’s hospitality to us, radical inclusion, and demanding call on us all to be involved through our hospitality and generosity.

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Education
February 15, 2024 | Jonathan Robinson Channel: 2144749

The hope of glory: Understanding, imagining and proclaiming eternal life

What is it that Christians hope for in the life to come? Cutting away cultural clutter and grounding our future hope on what's promised in…

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February 14, 2024 | Julian Doorey Channel: 2144749

Who says Baptists can’t work together?

Julian challenges Baptist churches to move beyond their boundaries and become part of national Baptist church strategies.

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February 13, 2024 | Charis Fotheringham Channel: 2144749

Sustainability is not a green genre

What is sustainability, who is it about, and why is it connected to our call as Christians to bring gospel renewal?

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February 12, 2024 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: What gospel renewal looks like

How we might pivot our strategic priorities more towards gospel renewal | Arotahi Renew Together 24 | A phenomenal day at Waitangi | There is…

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February 8, 2024 | Catharina Siraa and Ethan Miller Channel: 2144749

Help keep our children safe

Baptist churches need to be safe communities for all of us. That’s why we’re providing free Child Protection Policy training for anyone who works with…

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February 8, 2024 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Baptist pivot to mission

The Baptist movement is a missionary one. Four mission leaders share what bringing gospel renewal to our local neighbourhoods looks like.

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February 5, 2024 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: A privilege to serve you

Charles shares his decision after reviewing his finishing date as Baptist National Leader | Baptisms | Luke Kaa-Morgan’s experience at the recent national Hui-aa-Motu |…

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February 2, 2024 | Dan Mazengarb Channel: 2144749

Reaching the finish line

The annual update from Christian Savings for 2023.

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February 1, 2024 | Christine Stride Channel: 2144749

The God who sees me

Have you ever noticed how sometimes God’s word is directed at you so accurately that you unconsciously deflect it?

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January 31, 2024 | Heather Ameye-Bevers Channel: 2144749

What’s the point of Baptist Women’s Board?

The annual update from Baptist Women New Zealand for 2023.

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January 30, 2024 | Susan Osborne Channel: 2144749

From the President: The new thing

In her new column, Susan Osborne tells us about her start to 2024 as Baptist President and the theme emerging for her this year.

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January 26, 2024 | John Tucker Channel: 2144749

Five ways we are forming leaders and resourcing people in your church

The annual update from John Tucker, Principal of Carey Baptist College, for 2023.

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January 25, 2024 | Graeme Young Channel: 2144749

The five ‘Ps’ of pastoral ministry

Retired pastor Graeme Young shares his top priorities in pastoring.

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January 24, 2024 | Reti Ah-Voa Channel: 2144749

A whānau

The annual update from the Northern Baptist Association.

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Pondering: How relationship-centered justice has shaped my thinking on Israel-Gaza Image
Opinion
February 24, 2024 | Sophie Fasi-Mohenoa Channel: 2144749

Pondering: How relationship-centered justice has shaped my thinking on Israel-Gaza

Are we willing to grow relationships deeply embedded in the Kingdom of God? To peel back our prejudice and uphold that every person is made…

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Events
February 22, 2024 | Rachel Sangster Channel: 2144749

Creating a thriving culture of all-age discipleship

Interview with Tammy Preston, who will present a webinar series on her research into intergenerational communities and developing preaching for all ages.

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February 19, 2024 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: Painting a picture of gospel renewal

A chat with Old Testament Lecturer, Michael Rhodes | Assembly Council and ‘30 around 30’ retreats | Gospel renewal on marae | Adoring Jesus |…

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Education
February 15, 2024 | Jonathan Robinson Channel: 2144749

The hope of glory: Understanding, imagining and proclaiming eternal life

What is it that Christians hope for in the life to come? Cutting away cultural clutter and grounding our future hope on what's promised in…

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February 12, 2024 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: What gospel renewal looks like

How we might pivot our strategic priorities more towards gospel renewal | Arotahi Renew Together 24 | A phenomenal day at Waitangi | There is…

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February 5, 2024 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: A privilege to serve you

Charles shares his decision after reviewing his finishing date as Baptist National Leader | Baptisms | Luke Kaa-Morgan’s experience at the recent national Hui-aa-Motu |…

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February 1, 2024 | Christine Stride Channel: 2144749

The God who sees me

Have you ever noticed how sometimes God’s word is directed at you so accurately that you unconsciously deflect it?

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January 30, 2024 | Susan Osborne Channel: 2144749

From the President: The new thing

In her new column, Susan Osborne tells us about her start to 2024 as Baptist President and the theme emerging for her this year.

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January 24, 2024 | Reti Ah-Voa Channel: 2144749

A whānau

The annual update from the Northern Baptist Association.

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January 23, 2024 | Peter Foster Channel: 2144749

Mission happening among us

The annual update from Waikato and Bay of Plenty & Eastland Baptist Associations.

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January 21, 2024 | Jo Hood Channel: 2144749

Getting to know…Jo Hood

Jo is the Visionary of mainly Ministries, an organisation that remains curious as they resource and support faith communities to connect with whānau in their…

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January 19, 2024 | Chris Chamberlain Channel: 2144749

Resourcing, gathering and creating

The annual update from the Upper South Baptist Association.

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January 18, 2024 | Rachel Murray Channel: 2144749

Key developments in our roadmap

The annual update from the Otago & Southland Baptist Association.

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January 12, 2024 | Baptist NZ Channel: 2144749

Listeners’ Choice winners

10 podcast shows, 104 podcast episodes and 2 awards never seen in Baptist Hui history...

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January 10, 2024 | Glenis Silby Channel: 2144749

Reflections of a Children and Families Pastor

Looking back on 24 years of ministry, Glenis shares what she's learned.

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December 25, 2023 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

An angel sits on top of our Christmas Tree

A Christmas message from our Baptist National Leader, Charles Hewlett.

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December 18, 2023 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: The people

When it comes to the Baptist family of churches in New Zealand, it is the people. Here are just a few of the amazing people…

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December 11, 2023 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: Act justly

A creative venture | 1st Assembly Council gathering with new members | Ruth from Arotahi prays a beautiful expression of hope and justice as a…

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December 4, 2023 | Charles Mail Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: Pondering our te Tiriti journey and Scripture

Hearing the aspirations of Baptist Māori, we have so much to be thankful for | Baptisms and dreaming bigger in our local churches | Words…

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December 1, 2023 | Karen Warner Channel: 2144749

An intergenerational conversation

A new podcast mini-series discussing ways to grow meaningful intergenerational relationships where faith can flourish.

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February 21, 2024 | Beulah Wood Channel: 2144749

Julie Belding

The story of the first female editor of the New Zealand Baptist.

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Articles
February 16, 2024 | Alan Jamieson Channel: 2144749

New Zealand Baptists and global mission

Renew Together 24 | God’s hospitality to us, radical inclusion, and demanding call on us all to be involved through our hospitality and generosity.

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February 14, 2024 | Julian Doorey Channel: 2144749

Who says Baptists can’t work together?

Julian challenges Baptist churches to move beyond their boundaries and become part of national Baptist church strategies.

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February 13, 2024 | Charis Fotheringham Channel: 2144749

Sustainability is not a green genre

What is sustainability, who is it about, and why is it connected to our call as Christians to bring gospel renewal?

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February 8, 2024 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Baptist pivot to mission

The Baptist movement is a missionary one. Four mission leaders share what bringing gospel renewal to our local neighbourhoods looks like.

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January 17, 2024 | Jo Hood Channel: 2144749

Curious: You’re speaking another language

How do we speak out hope in our faith community setting as we support whānau/families coming into contact with us?

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January 9, 2024 | Alan Jamieson Channel: 2144749

Jesus’ command to us

The annual update from the General Director of Arotahi, Alan Jamieson, for 2023.

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January 1, 2024 | Susan Osborne Channel: 2144749

New Years message from the President

May we hold on to the faithfulness of God, stepping out in confidence that “He who has called us is faithful, and He will do…

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December 22, 2023 | Jo Hood Channel: 2144749

I’m curious. What value does “For such a time as this” have today?

Jo shares her individual and organisation’s haerenga (journey) of understanding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and embracing the first people of the land.

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December 15, 2023 | Alan Jamieson Channel: 2144749

Help! We need your heart!

Calling for a continuation of our 137-year partnership with our Bengali whānau and reflecting on the command to ‘go!’ in Luke 10:1-3…

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December 6, 2023 | Heather Roberts Channel: 2144749

Dreaming of a slave-free Christmas?

Slave labour is in the supply chains of lots of Christmas treats. Here’s some tips to avoid high risk festive food.

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November 23, 2023 | Grant Harris Channel: 2144749

50 years of Asia-Pacific Baptists uniting

What have our two New Zealand Baptist representatives been celebrating in Singapore?

Hui 2023: Community Impact Day Image
Events
November 22, 2023 | Greg Knowles Channel: 2144749

Hui 2023: Community Impact Day

Takeaways from a pre-Hui day helping Baptist charitable trusts navigate the next growth phase as they seek to utilise their trust to touch lives and…

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Opinion
November 11, 2023 | Robert Davidson Channel: 2144749

Pondering: The historical context for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

This opinion piece provides some historical context and views on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as well as some resources.

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Articles
October 19, 2023 | Kelly Enright Channel: 2144749

The morning after (pre-Hui read: Arotahi)

“…it’s time to check in on the steps we have made together.” One year on from the launch of Arotahi!

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Stories
October 10, 2023 | Beulah Wood Channel: 2144749

Olwyn Dickson (nee Brown) Born 1940

Her creativity shone in designing celebrations, the women’s organisations that were active in the late 20th century, and her international women’s work with the Baptist…

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News
August 3, 2023 | Charis Fotheringham Channel: 2144749

Help modern slavery law get cracking this week.

We invite you to sign the open letter calling the government to stop delaying modern slavery legislation.

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Education
July 27, 2023 | Lisa Woolley, Judy Matai’a, Fred Astle, Emma Stokes and Michael Rhodes Channel: 2144749

The housing and cost of living crisis: Understanding issues and responses

In this Carey Conversation recording we hear from leaders at Visionwest Waka Whakakitenga as we seek to better understand the scope of this crisis and…

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Stories
July 13, 2023 | Beulah Wood Channel: 2144749

Anne Turley (nee Churcher)

Anne Turley was the first paid, full-time, woman Pastoral Assistant in the Wellington Baptist Association. That proved to be one of several preludes to her…

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Stories
July 7, 2023 | Kerry Brewerton Channel: 2144749

Venison distributed across North Canterbury

Nearly a ton of free meat was given out through Rangiora Baptist Church’s community trust.

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February 20, 2024 | Rod Robson Channel: 2144749

Assembly Council Meeting February 2024

Focusing on getting the right people in the right places to make strategic decisions for gospel renewal.

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Articles
January 31, 2024 | Heather Ameye-Bevers Channel: 2144749

What’s the point of Baptist Women’s Board?

The annual update from Baptist Women New Zealand for 2023.

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January 26, 2024 | John Tucker Channel: 2144749

Five ways we are forming leaders and resourcing people in your church

The annual update from John Tucker, Principal of Carey Baptist College, for 2023.

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Articles
January 25, 2024 | Graeme Young Channel: 2144749

The five ‘Ps’ of pastoral ministry

Retired pastor Graeme Young shares his top priorities in pastoring.

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January 15, 2024 | Karen Warner Channel: 2144749

What do registration, supervision and ethics have in common?

The annual update from our Leadership Co-ordination Director, Karen Warner, for 2023.

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January 12, 2024 | Wayne Schache Channel: 2144749

Collaborating to navigate the challenges

The annual update from our Operations and Finance Director, Wayne Schache, for 2023.

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January 11, 2024 | Luke Kaa-Morgan Channel: 2144749

Hui ā Māori: The highlight

Te Pouarataki mō te Hīkoi – An update from our Treaty Guide, Luke Kaa-Morgan, on behalf of Baptist Māori and Te Whāriki for 2023.

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January 8, 2024 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

We are making a difference!

The annual update from our National Leader, Charles Hewlett, for 2023.

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December 21, 2023 | Christine Stride Channel: 2144749

A mechanism to ensure our people and places are safe: Post-Hui update on ‘Big Bite 3’

Of the four ‘Big Bites’ offered at this year’s National Hui, Bite #3 gave us a whole lot to chew on. Here is a summary…

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December 14, 2023 | Rod Robson Channel: 2144749

Assembly Council Meeting December 2023

The Chair of Assembly Council brings you an update from the recent Assembly Council meeting with new members.

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Events
December 5, 2023 | Katie Cuttriss Channel: 2144749

Carey’s SENDing 2023

One of our Pastoral Leadership grads reflects on the three-year formation journey with Carey Baptist College and local Baptist churches.

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News
November 24, 2023 | Baptist NZ Channel: 2144749

Hui 2023: Election results

The 2023 election results for President roles, Assembly Council, Mission Council, Carey Baptist College Board, and the Baptist Women’s Board.

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October 19, 2023 | Geraldine Crudge Channel: 2144749

A mechanism to ensure our people and places are safe (pre-Hui read: Big Bite 3)

When it comes to ensuring our people and places are safe: “is our ecclesiology [how we do church] fit for purpose in 2023?”

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October 19, 2023 | Peter Crow and Wayne Schache Channel: 2144749

A new way of making decisions together (pre-Hui read: Big Bite 2)

Take a look at why we’re reconsidering the structural foundations for the way we as Baptists interact and make decisions together.

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October 19, 2023 | Ethan Miller Channel: 2144749

He Rito: The future of the church (pre-Hui read: Our young people)

“One of the greatest roles of God’s people is passing the torch of faith from one generation to the next.”

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October 19, 2023 | Luke Kaa-Morgan Channel: 2144749

He Koronga Maatou – We have a dream (pre-Hui read: Baptist Māori)

"...to see all Māori become lifelong followers of Jesus, flourishing and positively transforming their whānau, community and the world in which we live".

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October 18, 2023 | John Tucker Channel: 2144749

A Baptist way to make decisions (pre-Hui read: Big Bites 1-4)

“As Baptist churches, how do we make decisions? Or, more importantly, how should we make decisions? What does the Bible say?”

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Opinion
October 14, 2023 | Brendan Donnell Channel: 2144749

Pondering: A response to ‘Governance of our tribe’

“Using a bird sanctuary as a metaphor for the church, I can’t help but feel there is still a pecking order for access at our…

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September 14, 2023 | Glenn Melville Channel: 2144749

The development of our External Supervision Support for church leaders

To improve the safe and ethical practices in Baptist churches, much has been happening in the leadership development space…

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News
September 12, 2023 | Catharina Siraa Channel: 2144749

Help determine the mind of Christ for our collective of churches

Every local church votes for our governing representatives at the Annual National Hui in November. Prepare for your church’s vote by reading the profiles of…

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February 8, 2024 | Catharina Siraa and Ethan Miller Channel: 2144749

Help keep our children safe

Baptist churches need to be safe communities for all of us. That’s why we’re providing free Child Protection Policy training for anyone who works with…

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February 2, 2024 | Dan Mazengarb Channel: 2144749

Reaching the finish line

The annual update from Christian Savings for 2023.

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January 16, 2024 | Mike Crudge Channel: 2144749

Our comms: Content and resources that engage

The annual update from our Communications Director, Mike Crudge, for 2023.

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News
December 13, 2023 | Chris Berry Channel: 2144749

Update: The sale of our college

We can now confirm that the campus and offices at 473 and 475 Great South Road have been sold. More on the history of our…

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November 30, 2023 | Michelle Ritchie Channel: 2144749

Arotahi Advent prayer guide 2023

Please join us in this global prayer journey from Advent to Epiphany, as we anticipate and proclaim the arrival of the one who brings love,…

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Articles
November 29, 2023 | Gayle van Hoffen Channel: 2144749

Empowering children during divorce and separation

“If we want to prepare them for their future, we need to help them adequately process their present reality”.

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Articles
October 17, 2023 | Charles Hewlett & Wayne Schache Channel: 2144749

An alignment of our assets for gospel renewal (pre-Hui read: Big Bite 4)

"For us to bring renewal to people and places we must wisely steward the many wonderful gifts God has entrusted to us."

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Education
September 14, 2023 | Grant Harris Channel: 2144749

Whakapapa | How to introduce your family

Here’s some te reo Māori to try today…

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Education
September 11, 2023 | Grant Harris Channel: 2144749

Karakia Tīmata | Opening Prayer

Here’s some te reo Māori to try today…

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September 7, 2023 | Andrew Meek Channel: 2144749

Student accommodation: Chester House – Christchurch Central

If you or someone you know is moving to Christchurch to study, Chester House provides a great place for students to call home.

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News
September 4, 2023 | Alan Jamieson Channel: 2144749

From Ropeholders to Whiria Kids

A proposal for the relaunch of Ropeholders, a programme weaving children into God's work in the world.

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Events
September 1, 2023 | Helen Futter Channel: 2144749

Empowered to be compassionate consumers

A new short 2-hour course called Compassionate Consumerism looks at human slavery and its history, Bible teaching on the topic, and practical exercises to help…

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August 30, 2023 | Catharina Siraa Channel: 2144749

BYM Hui, Chaplains Day, Missions Day, Community Ministries Day

Our Baptist National Hui is the anchor point of the annual rhythm for Baptists. Each year there are events that occur before the Hui –…

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August 24, 2023 | Dan Mazengarb Channel: 2144749

Good governance and fruitful stewardship

Our local church elders groups and boards have a huge and complex job. Christian Savings is hosting three day-long conferences to help resource and support…

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August 24, 2023 | Geoff Dixon Channel: 2144749

Student accommodation: Baptist Student Hostel – Palmerston North

If you or someone you know is moving to Palmerston North to study, BSH (Baptist Student Hostel) offers a great Christian environment for students.

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August 15, 2023 | Marina and Peter Young Channel: 2144749

Hope & healing for men after abortion

Marina and Peter Young of Windsor Park Baptist Church provide compassion and support for those impacted by abortion. They want others to be aware of…

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July 31, 2023 | Chris Berry Channel: 2144749

Update: The next property in our college’s unfolding story

Our college site in Penrose is no longer suited to our future training and formation needs. The site is for sale and we are seeking…

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July 14, 2023 | Helen Brereton Channel: 2144749

Reviewing the ethics of our leaders

Did you know our pastors, chaplains, kaiārahi Māori, and ministry and mission leaders have ethical principles and guidelines they commit to upholding? These are being…

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April 17, 2023 | Kelly Enright Channel: 2144749

Arotahi has overseas donor status!

Arotahi can now offer charitable receipts on most qualifying donations! Check out how to take advantage and get a 33% tax rebate.

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April 11, 2023 | Reti Ah-Voa Channel: 2144749

Fundraising update – Northern flood relief

How much have we raised, where has it gone, and how can those impacted access the Northern Flood/Cyclone Response Fund?

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December 12, 2023 | Sophie Bond Channel: 2144749

Baptist kids enriching worship in Aotearoa

Kids’ Band from South West Baptist Church (Ōtautahi) release 4 singles.

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October 3, 2023 | Olwyn Dickson Channel: 2144749

Global Worship Service 2023

Ladies, an invite to connect with Baptist women worldwide in joint worship and prayer next month.

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Stories
September 21, 2023 | Marion Coote Channel: 2144749

Prophetic art workshop

Some of the crew at Lifepoint Baptist Church unleash their creative side at a prophetic art workshop run by Grace Bailey.

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June 15, 2023 | Paul Cossey Channel: 2144749

Pentecost Sunday Motueka style

The overwhelming feeling was one of unity between the churches…

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April 9, 2023 | Colleen Hutchinson, Tha Boe Kyaw, Sue & Roger Wilks, & Tom Gower Channel: 2144749

Easter Sunday

He is risen!! Today a multitude of people around the world will recognise the coming back to life of Jesus Christ. Read about what a…

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April 7, 2023 | Andrew Maude & Jody Kilpatrick Channel: 2144749

Good Friday

Today a multitude of people on the planet will recognise the death of Jesus Christ and the Easter story. Here is how a couple of…

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December 25, 2022 | Ravi Musuku Channel: 2144749

Christmas Day message from the President

Happy Christmas Day to our New Zealand Baptist whānau from the President of the Baptist Union of New Zealand: Ravi Musuku.

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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 Wood 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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Opinion
March 31, 2021 | Wendy Budge Channel: 2144749
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Opinion
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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