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 one.
City by City
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.
Colin Shaw reflects on a story about unity in the body.
Discipleship and Evangelism
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.
Regardless of who you lead, how big your congregation is, or how you got to be where you are as a leader, your intrinsic model will influence your practice and therefore your decisions and people outcomes.
Evangelism does not seem to be widely practised in the church today. Perhaps this is because it’s not well understood. Perhaps poor teaching has left a residue of suspicion or even fear. This |Note presents a short overview of evangelism.
Today, Waitangi Day, celebrates the birth of our nation. That’s why we are here, at the cradle of our beginnings. Waitingi is our nations Turangawaewae.
Prayer and Intercession
As Auckland church leaders we condemn this evil attack and are shocked and horrified that such an atrocity should take place in our nation. We are equally horrified that it should be perpetrated in a place of prayer and worship, when freedom to worship is cherished in New Zealand.
We are deeply saddened by these tragic events and we strongly condemn these acts of racial hatred and murder. We feel very deeply for our fellow New Zealand faith community, which was so cruelly attacked as worshippers peacefully gathered for prayer.
The new Speaker of the House Rt. Hon Trevor Mallard has asked Members of Parliament for their Feedback on the new version of the Prayer that is prayed by the Speaker at the opening of Proceedings each Sitting Day… But he has started using a revised one.
Women as One
Conversations with students and on Facebook suggest that there is a rise in concern over women in ministry; particularly, their exercising leadership and authority in a church and preaching/teaching groups including men.
Anya shares her background and how that has led to her ministry, books, public speaking, retreat and teaching projects. We trust you will be inspired!
Christine Harding currently lives in Auckland, but still calls Hamilton home, and is the NZ National Director of OMF New Zealand. In this edition of ‘Share Your Story’, Christine tells us a bit about her background, passions, what she has, is and plans to get up to in...