Life… Then What?

Life… Then What?

A greater pain after death We now live in a ‘post-truth’ world, a word added to the Oxford Dictionary in 2016. Never before in the history of mankind have we strayed so far to dismiss truth and absolutes. Rather, we live in a time where we tend to believe the most...
Too Busy to Feast with Jesus

Too Busy to Feast with Jesus

Luke 14:15-24 Too Busy to Feast Jesus and the Parable of the Great Banquet Jesus often told wise stories, also known as parables. In the same way that he told the parable of the good samaritan, he also told the parable of the great banquet. An invite is sent out to...
Jesus just changed your neighbours

Jesus just changed your neighbours

Jesus just changed your neighbours The Parable of the Good Samaritan – Luke 10:25-37   What must we do to inherit eternal life? This very question is addressed in a discussion between a ‘expert in law’ and Jesus Himself. The expert, being a know-it-all is quick...
Make God Famous!

Make God Famous!

Make God Famous In 1Corinthians 10:14-33 we once again see Paul writing about the freedom that we have in Christ. We can eat and drink freely without a guilty conscience, which we went into in more depth in 1Corinthians 8. In verse 23 we see Paul expanding further on...
Whatever it Takes

Whatever it Takes

Whatever It Takes Rights? In 1 Corinthians 9:1-23 we see Paul writing to a letter to the church of Corinth about his rights as an Apostle. An apostle translates as “a messenger, one sent on a mission, focusing back on the authority of the sender”. So, as...
Dining in an Idol’s Temple

Dining in an Idol’s Temple

Dining in an Idol’s Temple New Zealand’s Diverse Culture Auckland has an abundance of culture.  We live in a multi-cultural society with multiple beliefs. But what does this mean when it comes to intolerance? If we claim there is one God, we are accused of...