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Learning about Christianity, the church, Christianity in New Zealand and Christianity’s place in social and moral issues we face today are some of the ways we build and strengthen the Church of Aotearoa. This is why we are making the shift towards categorising and producing content with the objective of helping people understand the role of Christianity both in Aotearoa and globally.

We strive to post articles that are either written by kiwis or are framed to our local and cultural context and are in keeping with a conservative evangelical Christian view.

Christmas and Christians, Congress, summer closedown

Christmas and Christians, Congress, summer closedown

As Christians, we need to work hard to keep Christ central to Christmas. Our modern secularised society primarily sees Christmas as a special festive family get-together, with lots of food and drink, and as the start of the summer holiday season. Such a cultural tradition has its place, for sure, despite the pressures of getting everything ready.

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Biblical faith or contemporary culture?

Biblical faith or contemporary culture?

Biblical faith or contemporary culture? How can Christians respect their context, and speak well into their surrounding culture? How can they remain biblically faithful, rather than surrender to the assumptions and pressures of the culture they live in?

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Reflections on royalty

Reflections on royalty

Queen Elizabeth II was remarkable not only for the great length of her reign, but also for her particular mix of qualities such as steadiness, sound judgement, dignity, discretion, humility, caring, a deep commitment to serving, and a genuine, heart-felt Christian faith.

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