October/November 2016 Churches in Action

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Here you will find the births, deaths, marriages, engagements, special birthdays, baptisms, wedding anniversaries and pastoral moves for the period August - September 2016

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Family News October - November 2016

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Here we share the Family News from our October-November 2016 issue of Baptist Magazine.

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Family News August - September 2016

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Here we share the Family News from our August-September 2016 issue of Baptist Magazine.

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October / November 2015 Churches in Action

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Here you will find the births, deaths, marriages, engagements, special birthdays, baptisms, wedding anniversaries and pastoral moves for the period October/November 2015

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Knowing when to let go and a legend retires

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How do we know if a ministry has become something that needs to be released? This is a journey that Palmerston North Central Baptist Church (PNCBC) and Te Aroha Noa have been on.

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Family News June-July 2016

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Here we share the Family News from our June - July 2016 issue of Baptist Magazine.

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August/September 2016 Churches in Action

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Here you will find the births, deaths, marriages, engagements, special birthdays, baptisms, wedding anniversaries and pastoral moves for the period August - September 2016.

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June/July 2016 Churches in Action

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Here you will find the births, deaths, marriages, engagements, special birthdays, baptisms, wedding anniversaries and pastoral moves for the period June-July 2016.

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January / February / March 2016 Churches in Action

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Here you will find the births, deaths, marriages, engagements, special birthdays, baptisms, wedding anniversaries and pastoral moves for the period January - March 2016.

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Humility, Unity, Intimacy

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Bethlehem Baptist Church hosted around 550 Baptist delegates this year from all over Aotearoa New Zealand for our annual gathering. Here, Craig Vernall shares his reflections.

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Family News December 2015/January 2016

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Here we share the Family News from our December 2015/January 2016 issue of Baptist Magazine.

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A Year in Retrospect

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As the 2015 President of the Baptist Union of Churches of NZ and the NZ Baptist Missionary Society, John Douglas has met with, shared in the challenges of, and enjoyed association with, great people from churches and regions in both islands, especially through clusters and regional retreats. Here, he shares his reflections.

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December 2015/January 2016 Churches in Action

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Here you will find the births, deaths, marriages, engagements, special birthdays, baptisms, wedding anniversaries and pastoral moves for the period December 2015/January 2016.

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Family News October/November 2015

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Here we share the Family News from our October/November issue of Baptist Magazine.

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Traffic Lights - Building Trust and Sharing Christ

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Have you ever thought of using a traffic light system to help plan your church events? This is what Bethlehem Baptist Church are using. They explain why.

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In Memoriam: Muriel Ormrod 1932–2014

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Muriel Ormrod was a remarkable person: a highly intelligent, vivid red-head, a New Testament Greek scholar, a pioneer for women in Baptist ministry, an exceptional minister to many students and colleagues in Dunedin, and an inspiring English teacher in several secondary schools. She was one of the first deaconesses to graduate from Baptist College in the early 1960s.

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Refuge at Work

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The refugee crisis is one which Kiwis have responded to with a desire to help. This can feel overwhelming however. Bex Silver and fiancé Sam Rillstone are on an amazing adventure following God’s heart for refugees. Here Bex shares some of her story and some practical ways we can be involved.

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The Hope Project

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The Hope Project is a unique national gospel media effort in New Zealand that seeks to initiate a conversation about Christian faith with secular NZers through media, while preparing followers of Jesus to engage in that conversation. It is both strategic and pioneering, in media, and for churches.

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Prison Ministry

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For many of us, the thought of being asked to minister in a prison puts us a long way out of our comfort zone. Probably even more so if you are a woman travelling alone on the road for up to month at a time. Yet this is precisely Nicky’s mission...

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All Right?

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We recently received this report from the All Right? initiative headed by Canterbury District Health Board and the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand. Here, they share some of the things that have helped those recovering in the aftermath of the earthquakes.

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Family News August/September 2015

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Here we share the Family News from our August/September issue of Baptist Magazine.

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Family News June/July 2015

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Here we share the Family News from our June/July issue of Baptist Magazine.

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March/April/May 2015 Churches in Action

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Here you will find the births, deaths, marriages, engagements, special birthdays, baptisms, wedding anniversaries and pastoral moves for the period March/April/May 2015

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August/September 2015 Churches in Action

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Here you will find the births, deaths, marriages, engagements, special birthdays, baptisms, wedding anniversaries and pastoral moves for the period August/September 2015

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The Elephant in the Room

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I'll be honest - a book on evangelism was not top of my read list. But I was blown away by this pertinent and timely book from Dave Mann.

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Making a Real Difference - Christian Movers and Shakers

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George Bryant has compiled this collection of stories about some of the Christians around New Zealand who are making a difference in their communities.

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Small Resource, Big Impact

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Each of us have much to bring to the body of Christ. Those with disabilities however, have at times been impaired by a world without accommodation and sometimes even without awareness. This resource is a great starting point to begin considering your church inclusivity to those with different disabilities.

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mainly music - The Seeds and Fruits of God's Love

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Where were you in 1990? It was, believe it or not, twenty-five years ago! And it was the year in which a couple of mums from Hillsborough Baptist Church in Auckland took the gift placed in their hands, and planted it to become something more.

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Presenting the God Space Seminars - Sharing your Faith

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Doug Pollock is an author, speaker, chaplain in the YMCA, and a reflective practitioner whose focus is to help Christ followers increase the quality and quantity of the spiritual conversations in practical, doable, and authentic ways.

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‘Kiwi’ gospel marks 200 years of good news

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This year a Kiwi-designed imprint of Luke’s gospel is circulating to celebrate the bicentenary of its arrival in New Zealand. The Governor General, Sir Jerry Mateparae, received one of the first copies at the civic ceremony in the Bay of Islands last December.

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The Story of Kezah Havili

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I am 38 years old. I grew up in South Auckland, but moved to Tauranga to be involved in the kiwi farming business. I remember one day when my Dad came to visit, he told me he felt I was missing something. I looked around me and thought I had everything. But I didn’t have God. We decided to move back up to Auckland and I began studying at Carey Baptist College. I really wanted to know God more. But two years in, I was diagnosed with gastric cancer.

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Breakfast at the Coronation Hall ([email protected])

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Barry Kelk used to teach Bible in Schools in the local schools in Dunedin and he wondered why the kids wouldn’t come to Church. Then one day he saw something that changed his church involvement ever since.

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A voice from Iraq impacts Snells Beach Baptist

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"The Arabic letter for N for Nassarah, meaning Christian [Nazerene], was spray-painted on their houses, with stencils declaring them to be “Property of the Islamic State”. " David Jensen shares how God has burdened his heart to try and make the plight of Christians in Iraq known, following a visit and story from father Fadi to Snells Beach Baptist Church...

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Bethlehem’s Easter Experience

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EASTER JOURNEY WALK-THROUGH EXHIBITION - Experience the Easter Journey: a multi-media, multi-sensory, interactive exhibition at Bethlehem Baptist Church

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Family News April/May 2015

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Here we share the Family News from our April/May issue of Baptist Magazine.

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Family News February/March 2015

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Here we share the Family News from our February/March issue of Baptist Magazine.

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June/July 2015 Churches in Action

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Here you will find the births, deaths, marriages, engagements, special birthdays, baptisms, wedding anniversaries and pastoral moves for the period June/July 2015

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Carey Baptist College Graduation 2015

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Carey Baptist College celebrated the graduation of 48 students on the 28th March this year.

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Sustainability of Practice - Report from the 2014 NZFCNA Conference

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The New Zealand Faith Community Nursing Association (NZFCNA) held their conference in September 2014 in Wellington. The focus was on sustainability of practice and this is the report from Helen Vaughan, who currently sits on the NZFCNA board.

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