encouragement Tag

What if churches worked together in a greater way in our nation's cities and towns? This video reveals an amazing example of coordinated united effort happening right now in Florida!...

When I came back to NZ give years ago many people said that the NZ Church had lost its heart for the gospel. Yet my experiences have led me to disagree. There is a heart...

Kevin and his insights have already been influencing New Zealand churches effectively increasing intentional and real evangelistic momentum. The sub title is ‘Infusing Evangelistic Passion in Your Local Congregation’, and for those who read...

Would you like to start next year on a stronger foundation than you've ever had before - so you can achieve more in outreach? The new year is in swing, and I want to bring...

People are looking for something to believe in and give their lives to – and Jesus gives us just that. He calls us to the greatest mission on earth – and it is the responsibility...

Sometimes it is the small things that count. Two 'punches' have more combined power than one. Imagine if your members, whenever they engaged in a spiritual conversation with a stranger, had something simple to give...

Vision is powerful. People are looking for something to believe in and give their lives to – and Jesus gives us just that. He calls us to the greatest mission on earth – and it...

Have you seen young people walk away from the faith of their heritage? Do you know newer Christians who are struggling to work out why we might believe Christianity to be true? I mean, what...

One of the great privileges of being a pastor or key Church leader is that we get to speak on key occasions like Christmas and Easter, births and funerals, baptisms and weddings. On these occasions...

Last month I began to share with you an encounter I had with a young man as he shared with me a presentation called ‘The Four Fields’. Please re-read Part 1 to give you context...

How much do you know about our nation’s bicultural heritage? Most New Zealanders are unaware that there are many positive stories in our early history. However, this awareness is important - because we learn a...

One of the key elements of this outreach mobilisation strategy for Churches is regular promotion. If we do not remind people of the importance of outreach, and of how they could realistically apply lessons learnt...