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Maintain Good Works

Our key passage for this piece is Titus 3:14.  “And let our's also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful.” (KJV). And, in writing to Titus, the apostle Paul gives solid instructions regarding the...
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No Limits

In Sunday School, the children used to sing “...My God is so big, so strong and so mighty there’s nothing my God cannot do…” As we become adults, I think our concept of God can change so that we fail...

Family, First: The Fabric of a Strong Nation

“Deregistered, but not defeated.” Four words immediately on Bob McCoskrie’s lips as a nearly $750,000, decade-long, four-court case journey came to an end tell you almost everything you need to know. The Supreme Court’s recent decision which saw Family First...

Jay Geldard’s 24-7 Calling

“As a father, one of the questions I ask myself is this, ‘...what kind of world do I want my kids to grow up in?’” When Christchurch’s Jay Geldard expresses his heart for his own family, as leader of 24-7...

The Romans Road to Salvation

Many years ago, our church held a series of meetings on soul winning. Following one of the lessons, a lady came up to me and voiced concern. She was recently saved and was convicted to witness to her family and...

Doing a New Thing

Communicating God’s Heart Through Creativity and Technology Futurist Ray Kurzweil once said, “...when I was an undergraduate, we all shared a computer at MIT. It took up half a building. The computer in your cell phone today is a million...
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The Gamaliel Principle: His Strength, or Yours?

Gamaliel was the son of Rabbi Simeon, the grandson of the famous Rabbi Hillel. He was a Pharisee, and therefore an opponent of the Saduccees. He was noted for his learning and was president of the Sanhedrin through the reigns...

Leighton Baker: ‘Building’ on the Lessons Learned

“I’m far too young to retire,” he says with a smile, “...I do think I still have something to offer in politics and I haven’t given up. Right now though, in that sphere, I don’t exactly know how that looks...
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Starting to Find Balance

In many ways life feels like everything has changed, but in others it feels like nothing has changed. We are fast approaching the two-year mark since the world began to feel the effects of what we now call the Covid-19...