v-Zine June 2010 June 22, 2010
Towards a position on climate change
Many people have heard one side of this issue without the chance to properly assess the other side. That's why July's Clearing the Air forum has been organised with well-known speakers, such as Ian Wishart (author of Air Con), Jonathan Boston (Director of the Institute of Policy Studies, Victoria University), Ralph Sims (Director, Centre for Energy Research, Massey University), and others who are also experts in their fields.. Read more…
New Zealand Christian Network (visionnetwork) is concerned that a Human Rights Commission draft discussion paper on Freedom of Religion and Belief states that “matters of religion and belief are deemed to be a matter for the private, rather than public, sphere”. Read more...
NZ Christian Network National Director Glyn Carpenter thinks some Christians need to be much more careful about how they handle the truth. Read more...
Christian Network National Director Glyn Carpenter is two weeks into a trial of the World Evangelical Alliance Leadership Institute's new 10-week online part-time course on public engagement. Read more...
A new venture to promote the work of the Church and church unity in Whanganui has the support of NZ Christian Network. The former leaders of Riverside Christian Church, Robert and Linda Scott, have stepped down to head a three-pronged local approach . Read more...
The donee status relating to money sent by churches for mission work overseas has been clarified in a series of letters and press releases, including ones from the Interchurch Working Party on Taxation, and the Minister of Revenue, Peter Dunne. Read more...
Latest press releases from NZ Christian Network:
Religion in the Workplace Guidelines progress
Meet friends, enjoy food, be inspired, and MORE!
The New Zealand Christian Network (visionnetwork) AGM will be held on Wednesday 18 August at The Life Church, 60 Rockfield Road, Penrose, Auckland. This year, in addition to the usual efficient business meeting, great food and fellowship, there will be two very special items. Read more…
NZ Christian Network National Director Glyn Carpenter says he's 110 per cent behind Dr Geoff Tunnicliffe's (International Director of the World Evangelical Alliance) call for unity issued at the Edinburgh 2010 Conference. Read more...
Philip Church, Senior Lecturer at the School
The Waitangi Tribunal's hearing of Ngapuhi's Treaty claims opened on 11 May at Waitangi. Samuel Carpenter attended, and said as he listened to claimants tell their stories the sense of being presented with this “other world” induced something akin to culture shock, despite the fact that he had spent some considerable time amongst Maori communities over several years. Read Samuel Carpenter's blog here…
The date 10.10.10 marks the two-thirds point in the Micah Challenge campaign. Micah 2010 is a special campaign to focus on our promise to the poor, 10 years after nations around the world committed to halve global poverty by 2015. For resources and more information, visit the website www.micahchallenge.org
Promise Keepers GPS 2010 men's events
Get Smart 2010 UNITE
“Destination World: The Call” is coming!