Women As One officially launched on 11 August 2015, and is the name for the NZ South Pacific Women’s Commission for this region. We. We represent this part of the world on the Women’s Commission for the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), and operate as a Women’s Leadership initiative within the New Zealand Christian Network.
The launch event, held at the AUT Campus in Auckland, brought together about 40 women from Auckland, Hamilton & Palmerston North to hear Amanda Jackson, the head of the WEA Women’s Commission, speak about the work and opportunity globally: to equip and empower women and girls to be a compassionate prophetic Christian voice – identifying and addressing the unique needs of women around the world.
Since the launch, we have been in discussions with many women in order to better understand how we can be relevant in the NZ context.
The WEA Women's Commission has produced these thought-provoking videos to encourage people to think of the role of women in the Bible, in the Church, in leadership, in marriage and more. Read more
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. Read more
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! Read more
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 the future, the challenges she... Read more
One of the biggest obstacles to the biblical call to unity is the shallow or superficial reading of scripture. There's still plenty of scope for disagreement even among specialists who are adept at plumbing the depths of a text in the original languages. Read more
Tuesday 11th August saw Christian leaders from Auckland and beyond attend the event ‘Christian Women Connecting for Global Impact’ at AUT. They met to share their stories and hear from Amanda Jackson about the experiences of women around the world. Read more
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