Food for thought and soul including observations and reflective opinion pieces on current issues.
Australian linguist Nathan John Albury has researched Kiwi attitudes to te reo Māori and found that we have ‘embraced and preserved the Māori culture and language far better than European Australians’.
Church attendance patterns are changing, with more people attending less often. So, how are we to respond?
In a society that seems increasingly fearful, how does the concept of showing hospitality to strangers sit with the Christian church? asks Coralie Bridle.
A new report looks at how provincial New Zealand is being left behind while our wealth is focused on the cities.
Last year, Salvationists raised one million dollars during the Self Denial Appeal. This was the first time that The Salvation Army, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga Territory has achieved this milestone.
This is Salvation Army founder General William Booth as you’ve perhaps never seen him before.
What difference is the Christian Church making in its communities and the wider world? asks Pam Waugh.
I love people-watching when I’m out and about. Watching the people around me, seeing how they interact and how different or similar they are to me, subconsciously guessing at what they’re like
We’re seasoned football supporters, so we know the drill: cheer for your child, and don’t be too vocal in your criticism of his team mates, his coach, the officials or the opposition (at least, not until you get home).