About New Zealand Christian Network

  1. Who we are

    We are a network of Christian churches, organisations, and individuals, established to help the church in New Zealand be more united and effective, and to present a reasoned Christian voice on public issues to media and government.

    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.

  2. Vision, Mission, and Kupu

    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)

  3. What we do

    Since our launch in 2002 we have…

    • organised, participated in, and resourced, dozens of groups and hundreds of significant conversations
    • run 5 Congresses
    • given and mobilised support for large and small evangelism campaigns
    • networked evangelicals in areas such as prayer, marriage, sanctity of life, evangelism, business, and politics
    • represented Heads of Churches in interfaith dialogues
    • issued media releases and made submissions to government select committees where a biblical/evangelical voice was needed
    • appeared on radio and TV
    • participated in public and university debates and forums on important topics.

  4. How to connect

    The best way to keep connected is by subscribing to our newsletter or following us on Facebook.

    We appreciate your support. Please contact us with any queries you have regarding general business, donations, advertising and event listings.

NZCN|News – 28 March 2020

Dear Friend,

PRAYING AS ONE FOR NEW ZEALAND

These are unprecedented times for Aotearoa, and indeed for the world. More than ever we need Christian believers to unite in prayer!

New Zealand Christian Network is delighted to announce that it has been able to work with a number of groups (NZCN, Move NZ, Rhema Broadcasting, Intercessors for NZ, Missions Interlink, and the World Evangelical Alliance) to pull together Pray As One NZ, a 9-day initiative intended to unite Christians all over NZ in prayer and fasting for our nation. We are inviting leaders from all over NZ to join us in leading this initiative.

This will begin with national day of prayer on Wed. 1 April, with a full day (5:45am – 6pm) Zoom prayer conference, followed by an evening live streamed prayer and worship service (8-9pm).

Days 2-9 will consist of a nightly 1-hour interactive Zoom prayer conference, from 8-9 pm.

Please go to the Pray As One NZ website and get the word out to your church and other Christian friends by sharing this with others.

Further details about Wednesday and the 8 days following will be uploaded on to the website.

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