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.
As Christians, we absolutely oppose all violence and incitements to violence. But what is proposed goes far beyond incitements to violence, and also criminalises speech that is considered by some to be hateful or offensive.
Recently, I have seen making the rounds a finding from the Barna Group (an evangelical research organization focused on the intersection of faith and culture). Barna’s finding comes out of a huge study they did about how the next generation views the church and Christian faith. Their conclusion is: “This generation doesn't just want to know whether Christianity is [...]
Freedom to believe and practice religious faith is considered a basic human right. But it has not always been so.
It’s often been claimed that it was the intolerance of Christians, from the apostle Paul to the Renaissance Popes, that led to the Enlightenment’s secular cry for “freedom of religion”. But is that actually true?
This podcast is a conversation with Jay Matenga offering some thought-provoking insights about how me might live differently with our ecologies.
“Resources exist to be consumed. And consumed they will be, if not by this generation then by some future. By what right does this forgotten future seek to deny us our birthright? None I say! Let us take what is ours, chew and eat our fill.”CEO Nwabudike Morgan, "The Ethics of Greed", in the computer [...]