Church

City by City

City by City – Hastings

City by City – Hastings

So God used one church to answer the prayers of another church to the tune of $30,000. God is certainly at work in our city and surely these are all the seeds for a city-wide and even region-wide revival!

City by City – Northland

City by City – Northland

Changes are occurring in Northland – Maori led Churches of Northland have been blessed by the Holy Spirit, and have come into a wonderful oneness of fellowship and ministry and there are hopeful signs towards a merging of Maori led Church leaders with the non-Maori Church leaders, in the leadership of the Northland wide Leaders’ Gathering, held every three months since 1986, in Te Punawai-Moerewa Christian Fellowship centre, Moerewa.

City by City – Greymouth

City by City – Greymouth

The Churches of Greymouth enjoy the benefit of a number of long-term clergy and pastors who have formed good friendships and relationships with one another combined with newer clergy and pastors who are keen to connect ecumenically. The result is a strong sense of ecumenical unity that plays out in joint activities, responses to issues and good fellowship and prayer at their Minister’s Association meetings.

Discipleship and Evangelism

What does it mean to be “evangelical”?

What does it mean to be “evangelical”?

There is often uncertainty or misunderstanding, these days, about what it means to be “evangelical”. Dr Stuart Lange explains that the term is simply about the New Testament Gospel, which across the world has been so immensely life-giving.

Gospel Bicentenary

Bicentenary Statement / Discussion Paper FAQs

Bicentenary Statement / Discussion Paper FAQs

A special statement has been written to mark the bicentenary (200 year anniversary) of the first recorded preaching of the Good News (Gospel) of Jesus Christ in Aotearoa New Zealand. FAQs Q. Why has this Statement been written? 2014 is a very special year. The arrival...

Midwife to a nation

Midwife to a nation

Jeff Fountain was recently returned to NZ to attend Congress 2014. Now back in the UK, he shares the story of the missionaries during the early days of New Zealand history and their British connections.

Prayer and Intercession

Women as One

Does God favour boys?

Does God favour boys?

Is it true – does God prefer boys? Has he saved up all the gifts of leadership and teaching for just boys? Does he really want women to be seen and treated as less than men, even less than human?

#metoo

#metoo

“Me too. Suggested by a friend: ‘If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote ‘Me too’ as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem.”