We uphold an orthodox biblical (evangelical) Statement of Faith, and we are the NZ member of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), committed to representing evangelical faith positions.
Our board of reference includes national leaders from all the main denominations.
Centred on Jesus’s prayer ‘may they be one that the world will know’ (Jn 17), our vision is to see unity in the Church and God’s kingdom come in Aotearoa New Zealand.
MISSION - Helping Christians work together, build the Church, and positively influence society.
We do this by … developing relationships, identifying critical issues where the Church can be more effective by working together and providing leadership for change. We seek to promote the unity of the Church and reflect publicly the commonly held views by the 500,000 biblically orthodox or evangelical Christians in New Zealand.
KUPU - Ka mahi tahi, ka ora (From united work comes fulfilment)
Since our launch in 2002 we have…
You will be adding your weight to a biblical Christian voice on important issues such as secularisation of society, the erosion of marriage and family, and value of life issues.
You will be identifying with the many calls for unity in scripture, as we foster unity across denominations, ministries, and across the country.
You will also have the opportunity to contribute in forums and online discussions and provide comments about issues you think the Christian Network should be addressing.
Gathering together as one people, becoming one voice before God -The story of how in Tauranga, a year from the invitation first going out, and nine ‘OneVoice’ gatherings later, the church is continuing to meet and lift up their voices to heaven as on... Read more
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) expresses concerns over the current draft law put forward by Bulgaria’s parliament aiming at amending the Religious Denominations Act. If approved in its current form, it threatens to force evangelical churches an... Read more
This Christmas Bible Society New Zealand, through the generosity of its supporters, is giving away 85,000 copies of The Well Good News of Christmas, a fun and colourful booklet for parents and grandparents to help pass on the Bible story of Christmas... Read more
Today the United Nations and the European Union are criticised from all sides by people of all faiths and none. When we ask why and how the UN and the EU came into existence, we discover that many of the key initiators were motivated by biblical valu... Read more
The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) expresses its sorrow over the tragic event in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where a gunman killed eleven worshippers in a Synagogue. Read more
Scott Clifford shares about two new opportunities that presented themselves to the Rotorua Association of Christian Churches, Waka Whakamua and Te Hāhi in this City-by-City update. Read more
Colin Shaw reflects on a story about unity in the body. Read more
It is no secret that Jesus told his followers to “love another”, that he prayed that believers “all may be one”, and that he indicated such unity would be a great witness to a watching world. So what are some of the obstacles to Christian unity in Ao... Read more
Jeff Fountain gives a brief history and shows how the church led the way in something we take for granted today. Read more
“Apatheists” have been identified as the most dangerous enemies of believers today. This article touches on the influence they have on society and what we need to do to counter it. Read more
City by City offers a look at some of the historical background and current outlook on the spiritual significance of the central region of the North Island. Read more
The emotional connection between the work of human doctors and animal doctors is closer than you might think. Michael Cook, Editor of BioEdge unpacks the argument, "You wouldn't let a dog suffer like this..." Read more
Te Hāhi is a partnership between the Police and a group of local Churches in Gisborne city. This partnership came about when it was realised by the Church that Gisborne has the highest rate of family violence in New Zealand and that New Zealand has t... Read more
Watch video of Rev Stuart Lange, Maxim Institute and 7 other presenters as they gave their oral submissions to the Justice Select Committee on the End of Life Choice Bill on 21 May 2018. Read more
Debate has been raging for several weeks about rugby star Israel Folau’s response to the question, “What is God’s plan was for gay people?” Read more
Since 2006, Pastors from across Dunedin have been meeting together to pray and seek the peace and prosperity of the city. Read more
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