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May 24, 2024 | Rod Robson Channel: 2144749

Assembly Council Meeting April 2024

Significant reviews shaping how New Zealand Baptists associate together in the coming decades. Opportunities to participate in discussions.

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May 23, 2024 | Jan Ozanne Channel: 2144749

Faith formation in children

The ideas influencing the ‘what’ and ‘how’ of children’s faith.

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May 22, 2024 | Rachel Sangster Channel: 2144749

This is gospel renewal: Brunch Church

New column! Faith communities encouraging New Zealand Baptists with the good news of gospel renewal. Here's what gospel renewal looked like in Riccarton on Sunday.

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Education
May 21, 2024 | Andrew Reyngoud Channel: 2144749

Like two rails: Hope and challenge for the church

Making sense of demographic changes in New Zealand helps us to understand the challenges and hopes for our churches.

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May 20, 2024 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: The kingdom of God

Ordinary churches making extraordinary decisions | Six baptisms at Pakūranga Chinese Baptist Church | Surveying experiences of authority in the local church | More…

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Education
May 18, 2024 | Philip Church Channel: 2144749

Israel and Palestine: Twenty-one questions, part 1

This is the first of a series of articles answering questions about Israel and Palestine that may resource our thinking on the current conflict, the…

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May 17, 2024 | Christa McKirland and Jonny Weir Channel: 2144749

We have been listening and we want to help

Carey’s new course starting in semester two this year* is called "Introduction to Christian Leadership," and brings together Bible, theology, and ministry practice…

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May 16, 2024 | Susan Osborne Channel: 2144749

From the President: How has our understanding of God changed?

This is a significant question to ask yourself regularly. What am I learning about God in my present context?

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May 15, 2024 | Janet Vaughan Channel: 2144749

Belonging in this land: Treaty basics from a Christian perspective

How can we respond to te Tiriti o Waitangi relationship personally and in our church community context?

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Events
May 14, 2024 | Michael Rhodes Channel: 2144749

It’s time to grow up . . . the Psalms can help

In the psalms, we discover God speaks our language and has given us scripts to use as language lessons to help us grow in our…

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May 13, 2024 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: What do you enjoy about your work?

Highlights of pastoring | 11 Baptisms at Oxford Terrace Baptist Church | Consultation time | Hearing from a Christian entrepreneur | More…

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May 9, 2024 | Karen Warner and Wayne Schache Channel: 2144749

Consultation time: serious misconduct and constitution review

Two very significant consultation processes begin today and run for three months. We are inviting people who are part of Baptist churches to engage with…

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May 7, 2024 | Emilie Greig Channel: 2144749

Mission trip scholarship to Nepal

Over recent years, ten young people from Tawa Baptist Church have been given the Leprosy Mission Scholarship for a life-changing mission trip to Nepal. Applications…

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May 6, 2024 | Charles Mail Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: I thank my God

Launch of Whiria Kids website | Gathering to focus on the Regional Associations | A visit from the Baptist Union of Samoa | Baptist Women’s…

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Stories
May 1, 2024 | Hamish Baxter Channel: 2144749

Mission trip to Easter Camp

How a suburban church served one of the most significant events on the New Zealand Baptist calendar.

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Education
April 29, 2024 | Mike Crudge Channel: 2144749

Israel and Palestine: What are your questions?

One of our Biblical Scholars will address questions we have about Israel and Palestine – if you have a question about the current conflict, the…

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April 24, 2024 | Sam Schuurman Channel: 2144749

Anzac Day reflection 2024

Remember, lest we repeat our mistakes, writes Sam Schuurman in this Anzac Day reflection.

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April 23, 2024 | Mike Crudge Channel: 2144749

5-star biblical preaching

For the fifth of people in our Baptist churches listening to podcasts, here’s a new one containing biblical preaching, and it has a 5-star rating!

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Stories
April 19, 2024 | Steph Wood and Sean Pawson Channel: 2144749

Outdoor worship services

Ilam Baptist Church brings their worship services out into God’s creation – An interview about the inspiration, the experiences, and the learnings.

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Stories
April 17, 2024 | Jonan Castillon Channel: 2144749

Lessons from the 1880 Arrowtown Chinese settlement mission

How can the stories of the Arrowtown Chinese gold miners challenge and inspire multicultural ministry in our church today?

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May 22, 2024 | Rachel Sangster Channel: 2144749

This is gospel renewal: Brunch Church

New column! Faith communities encouraging New Zealand Baptists with the good news of gospel renewal. Here's what gospel renewal looked like in Riccarton on Sunday.

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Education
May 21, 2024 | Andrew Reyngoud Channel: 2144749

Like two rails: Hope and challenge for the church

Making sense of demographic changes in New Zealand helps us to understand the challenges and hopes for our churches.

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May 20, 2024 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: The kingdom of God

Ordinary churches making extraordinary decisions | Six baptisms at Pakūranga Chinese Baptist Church | Surveying experiences of authority in the local church | More…

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Education
May 18, 2024 | Philip Church Channel: 2144749

Israel and Palestine: Twenty-one questions, part 1

This is the first of a series of articles answering questions about Israel and Palestine that may resource our thinking on the current conflict, the…

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May 16, 2024 | Susan Osborne Channel: 2144749

From the President: How has our understanding of God changed?

This is a significant question to ask yourself regularly. What am I learning about God in my present context?

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May 13, 2024 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: What do you enjoy about your work?

Highlights of pastoring | 11 Baptisms at Oxford Terrace Baptist Church | Consultation time | Hearing from a Christian entrepreneur | More…

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May 6, 2024 | Charles Mail Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: I thank my God

Launch of Whiria Kids website | Gathering to focus on the Regional Associations | A visit from the Baptist Union of Samoa | Baptist Women’s…

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April 24, 2024 | Sam Schuurman Channel: 2144749

Anzac Day reflection 2024

Remember, lest we repeat our mistakes, writes Sam Schuurman in this Anzac Day reflection.

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April 15, 2024 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: Healthy faith communities

Journeys to baptism that began at eCamp 23 | Over 100 attend free English class bringing gospel renewal in Christchurch | Influencing change for people…

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April 11, 2024 | Jen Collings Channel: 2144749

Unexpected adventure

Jen's pivot into ministry with doctors and medical students and an upcoming opportunity for Christian health workers and students to connect and be inspired.

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April 9, 2024 | Steph Wood Channel: 2144749

Upper South’s new Children & Family Ministry Coach

Get to know Steph Wood, the new Children & Family Ministry Coach for the Upper South Baptist Association.

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April 7, 2024 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: Proclaiming Jesus

Thank you Easter Camp volunteers! | Celebrating culture with the Karen community | My day at Easter Camp | Baptist attendance statistics | The Baptist…

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April 2, 2024 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: Living

Charles invites four Baptist leaders to reflect on the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ – our Lord and our Saviour.

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March 31, 2024 | Olwyn Dickson & Helen Geddes Channel: 2144749

Easter Sunday reflections

Two brief reflections on this day…

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March 29, 2024 | Tom Cadman & Olwyn Dickson Channel: 2144749

Good Friday reflections

Two brief reflections on this day…

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March 28, 2024 | Susan Osborne Channel: 2144749

From the President: Madness in March

Having decided to visit as many churches and leaders as possible, our Baptist President has had a packed month. She reflects on her time with…

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March 25, 2024 | Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

Charles Mail: Our invitations

A prayer for Easter camps | Motueka baptisms | Karen Baptist Churches' culture night | Responding to the Ministry of Disabled People announcement | More…

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March 21, 2024 | Rachel Murray Channel: 2144749

Believing your worth with Sarah Beisly

Upcoming event for women in the South. Worship, teaching, inspiration, spotlights, comedy, food, and plenty of connection.

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March 20, 2024 | Erin White Channel: 2144749

30 Around 30

Around 30 thirty-year-olds (or close enough) gathered to dream, discern and listen together about the Baptist movement...

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March 19, 2024 | Christine Stride Channel: 2144749

The dreams of Baptist Māori: Hui 2023

The Iriiri Māori session of our 2023 Hui last November was called He Koronga Maatou – We have a dream.

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May 7, 2024 | Emilie Greig Channel: 2144749

Mission trip scholarship to Nepal

Over recent years, ten young people from Tawa Baptist Church have been given the Leprosy Mission Scholarship for a life-changing mission trip to Nepal. Applications…

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Stories
May 1, 2024 | Hamish Baxter Channel: 2144749

Mission trip to Easter Camp

How a suburban church served one of the most significant events on the New Zealand Baptist calendar.

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Stories
April 17, 2024 | Jonan Castillon Channel: 2144749

Lessons from the 1880 Arrowtown Chinese settlement mission

How can the stories of the Arrowtown Chinese gold miners challenge and inspire multicultural ministry in our church today?

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March 15, 2024 | Jo Hood Channel: 2144749

Curious: Count it all joy

Hardship in our lives makes us sensitive to the journey of others...What sets our experience apart is the joy we find despite the circumstances.

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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 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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Opinion
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?

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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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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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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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May 24, 2024 | Rod Robson Channel: 2144749

Assembly Council Meeting April 2024

Significant reviews shaping how New Zealand Baptists associate together in the coming decades. Opportunities to participate in discussions.

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News
May 17, 2024 | Christa McKirland and Jonny Weir Channel: 2144749

We have been listening and we want to help

Carey’s new course starting in semester two this year* is called "Introduction to Christian Leadership," and brings together Bible, theology, and ministry practice…

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News
May 9, 2024 | Karen Warner and Wayne Schache Channel: 2144749

Consultation time: serious misconduct and constitution review

Two very significant consultation processes begin today and run for three months. We are inviting people who are part of Baptist churches to engage with…

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March 6, 2024 | Steven Goulstone Channel: 2144749

A forest of leaders

An update from our Baptist Code of Ethics-Conduct Advisory Group.

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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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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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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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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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Articles
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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Events
May 23, 2024 | Jan Ozanne Channel: 2144749

Faith formation in children

The ideas influencing the ‘what’ and ‘how’ of children’s faith.

Belonging in this land: Treaty basics from a Christian perspective Image
Events
May 15, 2024 | Janet Vaughan Channel: 2144749

Belonging in this land: Treaty basics from a Christian perspective

How can we respond to te Tiriti o Waitangi relationship personally and in our church community context?

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Education
April 29, 2024 | Mike Crudge Channel: 2144749

Israel and Palestine: What are your questions?

One of our Biblical Scholars will address questions we have about Israel and Palestine – if you have a question about the current conflict, the…

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News
April 23, 2024 | Mike Crudge Channel: 2144749

5-star biblical preaching

For the fifth of people in our Baptist churches listening to podcasts, here’s a new one containing biblical preaching, and it has a 5-star rating!

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Articles
March 27, 2024 | Christine Stride Channel: 2144749

Your faith community needs YOU

Do you like to write? Can you capture a story? For nearly 150 years Baptist churches in New Zealand have been sharing articles, stories, news…

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March 26, 2024 | Baptist NZ Channel: 2144749

The Baptist NZ photo competition

Sponsored by Christian Savings. First prize: $1000...

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March 13, 2024 | Baptist Student Hostel Channel: 2144749

New managers at Baptist Student Hostel, Palmerston North

Tony and Janine are excited to meet and offer genuine Christian care and support to the awesome students living away from home...

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Events
March 12, 2024 | Rachael Witheford Channel: 2144749

Introducing Jesus through arts and science

An intergenerational style of church that explores faith through hands-on activities...

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Articles
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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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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Articles
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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Events
May 14, 2024 | Michael Rhodes Channel: 2144749

It’s time to grow up . . . the Psalms can help

In the psalms, we discover God speaks our language and has given us scripts to use as language lessons to help us grow in our…

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Stories
April 19, 2024 | Steph Wood and Sean Pawson Channel: 2144749

Outdoor worship services

Ilam Baptist Church brings their worship services out into God’s creation – An interview about the inspiration, the experiences, and the learnings.

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Stories
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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Events
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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Articles
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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Reviews
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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News
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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Stories
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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Articles
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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