A ‘BLSD’ Journey: Gangs to God

April 6, 2022

Stepping into a “jam packed” jail cell, Georgie Ngaau closed the cell door behind him. He’d phoned “all the right people” on the outside to inform them of his decision – now he wanted to tell those in the crowded…

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William Stedman Remains Steadfast

April 6, 2022

Christchurch Para-athlete William Stedman is home after winning two medals at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. The medals though are a result of his wider desire to use his giftings for God, he says – and more than any accolades, he…

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Sharing The Word of Life

April 6, 2022

“How is a young person in Tirau most likely going to be reached for the Lord? By somebody they know in Tirau being bold and sharing Jesus with them. How will somebody in Te Awamutu be reached? Through a friend…

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‘Amped’ For Jesus

January 17, 2022

Growing up, Amped4Life founder and educator Pat Buckley had a crucial question. “Why would I trust a Heavenly Father when the one I had walked out and betrayed me?” When Pat’s dad, John, left the family, Pat was eight. Pat…

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Leighton Baker: ‘Building’ on the Lessons Learned

January 17, 2022

“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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Telling ‘Tall’ Tales?

January 16, 2022

“God created creativity – and I really aspire to be a good bearer who reflects the divine image God has put within us. Christians should be among the most creative people on the planet – in music, design, the arts,…

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Mark Powell Keeping Focussed

November 26, 2021

After 13 years in various positions within the Warehouse Group, the final 5 years being Group Chief Executive, Mark Powell stepped down in February 2016 to focus his time and energy in other areas. In issue five of the magazine, Dave Firth…

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Bull Allen: Faith, Family and Footy

November 23, 2021

The All Blacks are at the centre of New Zealand culture. Along with the silver fern, the Kiwi bird (and the fruit) and stubbies, they are ‘iconic’ in every sense of the word.  But despite all the fame and fortune,…

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‘Props’ to You, Jason

November 19, 2021

I first met ‘Prop’ (real name Jason Petty) about 8 years ago when we were both involved with Dare2Share Ministries in the USA. His zest for life was contagious and his onstage presence was captivating, but behind the ‘performer’ was…

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