NZ Christian Blogs

Kiwi Blog, Article & Magazine sites

Aotearoa – New Zealand, otherwise known as God’s Zone, has a history of Christians influencing Christians throughout the world. Here you will find homegrown inspiration, reflections, musings and deep theological study.


Glyn Carpenter, former National Director of NZ Christian Network, and current intrepid explorer. On sabbatical… taking time to read, reflect and report on all the experiences he has shared along his journey, people he has met, and the books on his ‘bookshelf’.

Tim Bulkeley lives on a lifestyle block in Otanewainuku, where he grows sheep and cattle, while teaching ministry students in Australia and Sri Lanka. He has also taught intensive and distance courses at Laidlaw College, Colombo Theological Seminary and Australian College of Ministries.

The blog of Mark Keown, New Testament lecturer at Laidlaw College, Auckland, New Zealand. It involves comments on theology, life, sport and whatever comes into Mark’s random mind.

Steve Taylor – emergentkiwi :: seeking a sustain-if-able spirituality with God/self/people/place/culture :: in process :: all thoughts personal and provisional. Principal, Knox Centre for Ministry and Leadership and Senior Lecturer, Flinders University. Steve speaks and writes widely on mission, theology and leadership in cultures of change.


Grapevine Magazine – It’s been around for MORE THAN 30 years, giving kiwi families a lift … promoting stable, loving relationships … tackling family hurts and headaches in a positive, helpful way … injecting fun, hope and wholeness into homes all over the country.

At the core of Maxim Institute is an understanding that it is ideas that will shape society over time. It is in the business of long-term research and analysis of the policies and ideas that form our nation’s social, political, and cultural practices. Maxim’s regular contributors are: Alex Penk, Kieran Madden, Julian Wood, Danielle van Dalen and Jeremy Vargo.

Stimulus, the New Zealand Journal of Christian Thought and Practice, is published by Laidlaw College three times a year. As its name implies, Stimulus provides provocative and challenging material for thoughtful readers, drawing on a wide variety of material, from authors outside of Laidlaw College, as well as from our own faculty. The major articles in each issue (as distinct from reviews and columns) are peer-reviewed.

Thinking Matters is a ministry that encourages New Zealand Christians to think more deeply about what they believe and why they believe it, so they can present the Christian faith as both rational and true. It features a number of regular bloggers including: Rodney Lake, David Billing, Seth Clement, Cody Knox, Zachary Arden and Joshua James King.

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