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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 30, 2022 | John Tucker Channel: 2144749

The gospel and racism

To what extent should we as Christians engage with difficult questions of race and racism? What does the Bible say about race and racism?

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June 28, 2022 Channel: 2144749

Xtend 2022

Xtend is more than just a camp, it’s an opportunity for your life to change! Hear from Allie, Dave, Katya, Rob, and Callum about their…

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June 23, 2022 | Baptist NZ Channel: 2144749

The Baptist NZ app

Have you heard about Baptist NZ’s new app? It’s a hub for churches across NZ to connect, encourage and resource one another through the sharing…

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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 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 16, 2022 | Tiaki Leathers and Rachel Sangster Channel: 2144749

Rachel and Tiaki talk Matariki: God, family, injustice and tradition

Listen in on two people, Tiaki and Rachel, tangata whenua and tangata Tiriti, chatting about the coming season of Matariki, including the prophet Amos who…

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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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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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June 8, 2022 | Kelly Enright Channel: 2144749

Happy Birthday The Loyal Workshop!

It's been 8 years since the inception of The Loyal Workshop; a whānau of talented artisans crafting handmade, high-quality leather goods in the heart of…

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June 5, 2022 | Jan Ozanne Channel: 2144749

Matariki Celebration at Ōtūmoetai Baptist Church

Jan Ozanne is Family Pastor at Ōtūmoetai Baptist Church. In this article read about how they celebrated Matariki in 2021 – it might give you…

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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 | 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 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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May 22, 2022 | Kelly Enright Channel: 2144749

Vaini Village report (Tonga eruption relief)

Working with the Pacific Leadership Forum, NZBMS were able to send NZD$8000 to the village of Vaini on the island of Tongatapu. Through the kind…

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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
April 17, 2022 | Alan Jamieson Channel: 2144749

Easter Sunday in the megachurch

Before I started to pray, I made a silly mistake: I looked at the Stuff newsfeed. The fourth headline down depicted the demise of another…

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March 28, 2022 Channel: 2144749

Glen Eden and Visionwest Waka Whakakitenga

Visionwest Community Housing addresses the issue of homeless in New Zealand by providing safe, warm, and quality, rental accommodation for low-income families who cannot access…

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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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The gospel and racism Image
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June 30, 2022 | John Tucker Channel: 2144749

The gospel and racism

To what extent should we as Christians engage with difficult questions of race and racism? What does the Bible say about race and racism?

Xtend 2022 Image
Events
June 28, 2022 Channel: 2144749

Xtend 2022

Xtend is more than just a camp, it’s an opportunity for your life to change! Hear from Allie, Dave, Katya, Rob, and Callum about their…

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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 16, 2022 | Tiaki Leathers and Rachel Sangster Channel: 2144749

Rachel and Tiaki talk Matariki: God, family, injustice and tradition

Listen in on two people, Tiaki and Rachel, tangata whenua and tangata Tiriti, chatting about the coming season of Matariki, including the prophet Amos who…

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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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June 5, 2022 | Jan Ozanne Channel: 2144749

Matariki Celebration at Ōtūmoetai Baptist Church

Jan Ozanne is Family Pastor at Ōtūmoetai Baptist Church. In this article read about how they celebrated Matariki in 2021 – it might give you…

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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 | 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 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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Education
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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March 22, 2022 | Glenn Melville Channel: 2144749

What’s next? Church on the other side of Omicron

The last two years of COVID-19 have been deeply disruptive, both for society and for the church. Many Christians have drifted away from regular engagement…

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February 16, 2022 | George Wieland Channel: 2144749

Biblical principles for churches wrestling with vaccine mandates

Recently, John Tucker, Principal of our theological college (Carey Baptist College) received an email from one of the leaders in our movement of churches, asking…

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December 14, 2021 | Lynne Taylor Channel: 2144749

Caring for each other helps in many ways: churches respond to the pandemic

An earlier version of this article was published in the Otago Daily Times on 15 October 2021. Reproduced with permission. Lynne Taylor is Researcher for…

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November 1, 2021 | Gareth Jones Channel: 2144749

Taking responsibility for health is not at odds with worship

This article was first published in the Otago Daily Times on 25 October 2021. Reproduced with permission.

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October 21, 2021 | Howard Webb Channel: 2144749

We need much more time to talk on Sunday

Living through this pandemic, what are we most looking forward to about getting back to in-person church services on Sunday morning?

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September 13, 2021 | Paul Askin Channel: 2144749

Coming out of crisis

In 2020 after coping with COVID restrictions for some time, Paul Askin shared these words of encouragement in living through crisis.

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August 24, 2021 | Mike Crudge Channel: 2144749

Baptist churches sharing lockdown resources

With Aotearoa New Zealand in COVID-19 lockdowns again, one of our Regional Leaders, Reti Ah-Voa was quick to seek Sunday online gathering resources from within…

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June 8, 2021 | Jonan Castillon Channel: 2144749

Celebrating eight years of Multicultural Response Ministry

We thank the Lord God Almighty for giving us the Multicultural Response Ministry and sustaining us in the past eight years.

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May 9, 2021 | Jonathan Ayling Channel: 2144749

Battered, bruised, beautiful feet

For the modern, western Christian, the picture of running is often a positive one. Perhaps it is a few kilometres on a Saturday morning to…

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February 6, 2021 | Beulah Wood Channel: 2144749

Stories worth celebrating

A chance to celebrate past women leaders will come in March 2021. Historians recognise that often women’s history was not written or recognised, so this…

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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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Stories
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…

Matariki gathers people together Image
Education
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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Events
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…

Benefiting from structures of oppression Image
Education
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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Education
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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May 22, 2022 | Kelly Enright Channel: 2144749

Vaini Village report (Tonga eruption relief)

Working with the Pacific Leadership Forum, NZBMS were able to send NZD$8000 to the village of Vaini on the island of Tongatapu. Through the kind…

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Opinion
April 17, 2022 | Alan Jamieson Channel: 2144749

Easter Sunday in the megachurch

Before I started to pray, I made a silly mistake: I looked at the Stuff newsfeed. The fourth headline down depicted the demise of another…

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Stories
March 28, 2022 Channel: 2144749

Glen Eden and Visionwest Waka Whakakitenga

Visionwest Community Housing addresses the issue of homeless in New Zealand by providing safe, warm, and quality, rental accommodation for low-income families who cannot access…

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March 10, 2022 | Steven Goulstone Channel: 2144749

Imagining a gender equal world: our experience of Women’s History Sunday

Imagining a gender equal world: our experience of Women's History Sunday

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December 14, 2021 | Pakuranga Chinese Baptist Church Channel: 2144749

Local church made a cheesy Covid safety video (And we love it!)

Pastor Albert Tang at Pakuranga Chinese Baptist Church mentioned on social media: “Just sharing the video we produced for information and clarification for returning to…

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November 28, 2021 | Lew Meyer Channel: 2144749

God’s hands and feet—Community Chaplaincy

“I value every opportunity to be God’s hands and feet where possible” says Beryl Diack, Community Chaplain of Eastside Baptist Church in Invercargill.

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November 22, 2021 | Emily MacKay Channel: 2144749

Wrapping women in aroha: Still Water Scarves

Two years ago, a small group of women from Palmerston North Central Baptist Church, inspired by a message by Tearfund during missions month, set up…

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November 3, 2021 | Deborah Makarios Channel: 2144749

Justice like a river: immigration and prayer

Deborah Makarios of Epuni Baptist Church asks “Who is my neighbour?”

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November 1, 2021 | Gareth Jones Channel: 2144749

An open letter to the unvaccinated in the Christian community

Gareth Jones attends Dunedin City Baptist Church and is Emeritus Professor in Anatomy at the University of Otago. He has written this letter to Christians…

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September 23, 2021 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Understanding your Neighbourhood: Conversations with Charles Hewlett

This is the webinar recording of the final in this 3-episode series (22 September 2021) where Charles Hewlett (Baptist National Leader) talked with Lynne Taylor…

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September 11, 2021 | Mike Crudge Channel: 2144749

The future of ministry and mission—Mike Crudge

What is God saying to you and to others? What will future ministry and mission look like? What things need to remain the same? What…

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September 10, 2021 | Christine Saywell Channel: 2144749

The future of ministry and mission—Christine Saywell

What is God saying to you and to others? What will future ministry and mission look like? What things need to remain the same? What…

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September 9, 2021 | Richardson Lau Channel: 2144749

The future of ministry and mission—Richardson Lau

What is God saying to you and to others? What will future ministry and mission look like? What things need to remain the same? What…

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September 8, 2021 | Donna Denmead Channel: 2144749

The future of ministry and mission—Donna Denmead

What is God saying to you and to others? What will future ministry and mission look like? What things need to remain the same? What…

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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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News
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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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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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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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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January 17, 2022 | Karen Warner Channel: 2144749

Re-imagining registration

“Managing change” and “learning to pivot” are phrases we’ve become familiar with over the last year. Probably more than we would actually have liked! While…

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December 20, 2021 | Rebekah Kilpatrick Channel: 2144749

The End of Life Choice Act: the practicalities

What actually happens in the process of assisted dying? In this article we hear from GP Rebekah Kilpatrick who unpacks the approximately 40 hours of work…

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December 16, 2021 | Donna Denmead Channel: 2144749

The End of Life Choice Act: being a carer

The caring of a person who has made the choice to end their life through physician assisted dying is now a possibility in New Zealand.…

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December 16, 2021 | Jonathan Robinson Channel: 2144749

The End of Life Choice Act: what does faithful Christianity look like?

Assisted dying became legally available on 7 November 2021. Continuing on in this series of articles to resource and support our churches at this time, pastor and scholar Jonathan…

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December 14, 2021 | Lynne Taylor Channel: 2144749

Caring for each other helps in many ways: churches respond to the pandemic

Human beings need many things to survive and to thrive. In addition to our obvious physical needs, self-determination theorists point to three things that are…

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December 14, 2021 | Simon Williams Channel: 2144749

Not vaccinated: a pastor’s personal opinion

Simon Williams is a pastor at Kaiapoi Baptist Church. The opinions expressed here are his own. View more opinion on Baptist magazine.

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December 11, 2021 | Daphne Marsden Channel: 2144749

Responding to the #MeToo movement—with a message from Jesus and the Samaritan woman

Is sexual abuse an issue for the church in 21st Century Aotearoa New Zealand? In this long-form article Daphne Marsden, one of our pastor/scholar/authors shares…

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November 7, 2021 | Gareth Jones Channel: 2144749

An individual’s Christian response to a vaccine mandate in the workplace

Vaccination mandates and the workplace: Are Christians in the firing line? Gareth Jones attends Dunedin City Baptist Church and is Emeritus Professor in Anatomy at…

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November 6, 2021 | Rick Pierce Channel: 2144749

Emerging from a lockdown response to a global pandemic

Rick Pierce, works for the Northern Baptist Association as a Network Pastor, Health & Development. Here he shares some ways local churches can respond as we…

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November 2, 2021 | Ken Keyte Channel: 2144749

Cross-shaped unity for church through the COVID-19 Protection Framework

Since the Government’s announcement about the COVID-19 Protection Framework, my mind, like that of many pastors, has been occupied by what this will mean for…

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October 25, 2021 | Laurie Guy Channel: 2144749

666 and the COVID-19 pandemic

A Baptist pastor asked last week if we would provide something on why the COVID-19 vaccine should not be considered the ‘Mark of the Beast’. Our very own retired Carey Baptist…

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October 20, 2021 | Alan Jamieson Channel: 2144749

Time for action—what comes after staying at home and rolling my sleeve up?

As a follow on from last week's opinion piece: Vaccinations and the local church: Seven views on the current situation, Alan Jamieson, General Director of…

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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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April 14, 2019 | Andrew Urquhart Channel: 2144749

Meet Andrew Urquhart—Radio/TV announcer

Andrew Urquhart and his wife Johanna attend Māngere Bridge Baptist Church. Andrew is an announcer at Rhema Media, where he co-hosts a radio interview show…

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January 22, 2019 | Peter Foster Channel: 2144749

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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
Lockdown from the perspective of a working Mum Image
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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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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
Eyes still firmly fixed on Jesus Image
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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
Worship in te reo Image
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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
Your story counts Image
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January 27, 2020 | Grant Harris Channel: 2144749
How Good is the Golden Rule? Learning the Language of Love Image
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September 29, 2019 | Michael Reddell Channel: 2144749
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August 13, 2019 | Edmonds Namburi Channel: 2144749

“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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June 1, 2019 | Elesha Gordon Channel: 2144749
Life is worship Image
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April 14, 2019 | Pete Slaney Channel: 2144749
All thy works shall praise thy name Image
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April 14, 2019 | Phillip Donnell Channel: 2144749
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April 7, 2019 | Markus Schonberger Channel: 2144749

When the Spirit moves… HE MOVES!

At the 2018 LEAD Conference, Markus Schonberger spoke about making room for the Holy Spirit to move during church services. He said, “At times it gets…

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April 7, 2019 | Alan Burnett Channel: 2144749

Worship—A beautiful Expression!

“Holy, holy, holy is the Lord.” How do you respond to these six words? Alan Burnett reflects on our response to the beauty of God.

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