5 Ways Christian Marketing Must Be Different

By Steven Kryger The term ‘marketing’ can make some Christians cringe. But like it or not, ‘marketing’ is what churches and Christian ministries do everyday as they create content that they want others to see and engage with. When done in God’s strength for the honour of God’s name, these activities are acts of worship…

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Authentic Parenting

By Dave Firth Do we ever ask ourselves what ‘authentic parenting’ looks like? How do we know if we’re doing a good job? Who makes the rules anyway? Disclaimer: Please don’t think that I in any way am suggesting that I have got it all together and that I am the perfect model of a…

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Living the Christian Life is harder than talking about it!

When we arrive at the Kaipaki Sports Centre we walk in to find ex-New Zealand international cricketer, John Parker, sweeping the floor after a busy six-a-side cricket tournament the day before.  John’s heart for the community is evident from how he talks. The centre isn’t about him. He wants to give back to the community…

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God at Work

CULTURE Culture is when a group of people regularly performs a set of beliefs and practices, and form an identity from it. The workplace is a culture, because it is where people connect through common beliefs and practices and share a common identity in ways they work together and relate to each other. Christians are…

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Who wrote Hebrews?

The Epistle to the Hebrews is one of the two greatest theological treatises of the New Testament.1 This letter is, in a real sense, the “Leviticus” of the New Testament, detailing how the Lord Jesus Christ is both the fulfillment and the successor to all that had gone on before. The extreme dilemma of the…

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Hugh Jackman meet Jesus

Hugh Jackman is leaving the X-Men, instead taking the Road to Damascus. His recent movie “Logan” was his last as Wolverine. Next year he will star in a new film, based on the life of the Apostle Paul. The movie will be among the most high-profile Hollywood Christian production since Mel Gibson’s The Passion of…

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